ecological succession

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Synonyms for ecological succession

(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established

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This study sought to assess woody vegetation species composition, richness, diversity, regeneration and role of soil and herbivory factors during old field succession after 30 years of abandonment of sugar plantations at Chirundu Estate.
Dynamics of plant and arthropod diversity during an old field succession.
In addition to tracking changes in vegetation, consumers influence old field succession.
An experimental study of old field succession in relation to different environmental factors.
The Palmview tract offered an opportunity to document changes following different situations such as fire, removal of cattle, seasonal flooding, abandonment of a gas well, and old field succession.
Insect herbivory: effects on early old field succession demonstrated by chemical exclusion methods.