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successional

/suc·ces·sion·al/ (suk-sesh´un'l) pertaining to that which follows in order or sequence.
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The inheritance possession must not be confused with the notion of possession as the first does not imply the meeting of the two elements required by law to usurp, the actual possession and intention to possess the goods for himself, since this is about the exercise of successional rights (Baias et al, 2012: 1171).
Therefore, the soil fauna has been used as a biological indicator of soil quality in studies comparing the characteristics of its community in disturbed environments, in different degrees or successional stages, with more mature ecosystems that are considered as a reference (Decaens et al.
Keywords: banding, breeding, chestnut-sided warbler, early successional, Indiana, Setophaga pensylvanica
Unpredictable changes in the species composition and/or environmental conditions may modify the sequence of the successional process (PICKETT at al.
There is some evidence plant diversity is more important in early successional stages of ecosystems, while plant structure is more important in late succession (Southwood et al, 1979).
These surfaces determine successional processes and physical patterns in the distribution of communities of riparian plants (Gregory et al.
Successional planting is nothing unusual in the vegetable garden, but warm moist soil provides optimal growth conditions and Summer sown crops mature much faster than Spring sown crops; planting of peas, beans, calabrese, cabbage, spinach, leeks etc can still take place as well as the usual successional quick growing salad crops.
Forest successional processes are fundamental in recovering species compositions and forest structure after human modification and clearance (Bergeron 2000; Guariguata and Ostertag 2001), and are also vital in ameliorating the associated effects on soil properties (Bautista-Cruz and Del Castillo 2005; Li and Shao 2006; Maloney et al.
2007), the abundance of ant species increases with successional age of forests.
The floristic composition and structure of intermediate and late successional stages of a tropical dry forest (TDF) growing on limestone outcrops, situated in the southern portion of the Espinhaco Mountains, Southeastern Brazil, was studied In each fragment, three plots of 20x50m were delimited, totaling 0.
Once these factors have been identified, successional management decisions can be used to coordinate activities that fine-tune the mechanisms and processes influencing plant succession--all of which helps rout invasive plants and restore native grasses and forbs.
Ruffed grouse have the widest range of any native non-migratory game bird in North America, but they require very specific habitat: early successional (or young) forest.