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Ecological Succession

Contents

Definition

Types

Process

Xararch

Hydrarch

Efficiency of ecosystem

Ecosystem Services

Ecological Succession

Types of Succession

  • Primary Succession

  • Secondary Succession

On the Basis of Habitat

Mechanism

Xerosere

Hydrosere

Importance of Biotic Succession

  • Sequences are fixed

  • Gives information about reforestation and afforestation

  • Provides diversity

Ecological Efficiency

  • Photosynthetic Efficiency(1-5%) = 100

  • Net Production Efficiency

  • Ecological Efficiency = ×100

Ecosystem Services

  • Carbon Fixation

  • Food

  • Diversity

  • Water regulation

  • Raw materials

  • Aesthetic value

  • Other services