Ecological Succession

Ecological Succession - contribute to the appearance of...

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1/31/11 Ecological Succession Changes in a community over time Primary Succession – change in community which starts with nearly lifeless structure Secondary Succession – starting with soil and other key abiotic factors
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1/31/11 Key processes involved in succession Facilitation – early species may
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Unformatted text preview: contribute to the appearance of later species by making the environment more favorable Inhibition early species inhibit later species which thrive in spite of, not because of, early species Toleration later species are neither benefited for hindered by early...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course BIOL 001 taught by Professor Nathan during the Spring '10 term at George Mason.

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