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2 Types of Ecological Succession, Process of Succession & Ecological Efficiency

Ecological Succession

Contents

Definition

Types

Process

Xararch

Hydrarch

Efficiency of ecosystem

Ecosystem Services

Ecological Succession

Ecological Succession Image

Types of Succession

  • Primary Succession
  • Secondary Succession

On the Basis of Habitat

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Mechanism

Mechanism Image

Xerosere

Xerosere Image
  • 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

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