BY5.7 Community and Succession

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Community and Succession

  • communities are dynamic and are constantly changing
  • succession is he change in structrue and composition of species over time
  • primary succession: introduction of pants/animals into an area that has not previously suuported a community
  • secondary succession: reintroduction of organisms inot a bare habitat previously occupied by plants and animals
  • all successions involve changes in community structure and fucntion until the community reaches a climax of succession called a climax community
  • seres: different stages in succession
  • a community consists of plants and animals
  • animals undergo a similar succesion dictated by the tpe of plant present at each stage

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