Succession

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  • Created on: 26-02-18 12:08
Define 'Succession'?
Progressive change in a community of organisms over time
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Define 'Primary succession'?
Patch of each not colonised
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Define 'pioneer species'?
At the beginning of succession + don't last one + poor competitiors
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Define 'Climax community'?
At the end of succession + good competitors + out compete other numbers of species.
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Define 'Secondary succession'?
Occurs when succession is destroyed and therefore process of succession starts again.
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'deflected succession'?
Happens when succession is stopped or interfered with, such as by grazing or when a lawn is mown.
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What is a sub-climax community called?
A plagioclimax.
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Define 'Primary succession'?

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Patch of each not colonised

Card 3

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Define 'pioneer species'?

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Card 4

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Define 'Climax community'?

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Card 5

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Define 'Secondary succession'?

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