ecological succession(redirected from Old-field succession)
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|Noun||1.||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|
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
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