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S uccession. By: Bailey Washington, Brandon Childers, Averie Webster, and Jack Benjes. Definition of Succession: . Succession: the gradual change in an ecosystem in which one biological community is replaced by another. Primary and Secondary Succession:.

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S uccession
Succession

By: Bailey Washington, Brandon Childers, Averie Webster, and Jack Benjes


Definition of succession
Definition of Succession:

  • Succession: the gradual change in an ecosystem in which one biological community is replaced by another


Primary and secondary succession
Primary and Secondary Succession:

  • Primary Succession: An establishment of a new biological community

  • Secondary Succession: Takes place after a major disturbance to the biological community in a stable ecosystem

  • Example of primary succession: Volcanic lava flows. It creates islands for new life (Hawaii).

  • Example of secondary succession: A forest renews after logging. Many trees are cut down, but over time they grow back and return to their previous state.


Pioneer species
Pioneer Species:

  • Definition: The first living things to move into a barren environment

  • Examples: freshwater, saltwater , green algae, Marram grass, Cordgrass, and Sea Couch grass


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