secondary succession


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secondary succession

n.
The ecological succession of plant and animal communities in a disturbed area where topsoil has been retained, as in an area that has been recently burned by fire.
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Many studies report that secondary succession can recover the properties of degraded soil and maintain soil fertility (Feldpausch et al.
Our hypothesis was that 10 years after the completion of the ecological restoration-intervention, the community of herbivores and rates of herbivory would be similar to those of natural forests that have undergone secondary succession for longer periods of time.
Consequently , the process of secondary succession , which in the medium term will result in the restoration and maintenance of the forest , contributing to climate change mitigation , carbon sequestration and soil improvement and increasing the density will be favored the honey flora ( in terms of species and individuals ) and thus mainly in the medium term have better flowering and therefore better production , this involves creating incentives for conservation of Mt.
Shifting cultivation and secondary succession in the tropics.
1979) showed an increase in total organic matter followed by a slight decline along a secondary succession chronosequence.
Upland sites consisted of a segment of rights-of-way (ROW) with a managed width of ~20 m, another ROW segment with ~80 m of managed width, a managed successional field, and an unmanaged area of secondary succession.
Dmowska E, Krassimira 1 (2006) Secondary succession of nematodes in power plant ash dumps reclaimed by covering with turf.
Imprinting accelerates the secondary succession of plant types past the weed stage through superior control of rainwater at the soil surface via V-shaped imprints, funneling for maximizing seed germination, seedling establishment, and the subsequent growth of plant communities.
Species richness, diversity, density, biomass and similarity of rodent communities were compared among a native woodland, a replanted field, and an unaided secondary succession site to obtain information on the efficacy of vegetation efforts in promoting rodent community diversity.
Invasion of trees and secondary succession on the New Jersey Piedmont.
Mr Burnell said Mr Griffiths did not satisfy the criteria for secondary succession because his mother was secondary successor as stated in the Housing Act 1985.