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primary forest

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

1 A climax forest comprising primary or climax species, i.e. a forest that either has not been severely disturbed or has fully recovered from disturbance by a secondary...

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primary succession

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — Environmental Science.

An ecological succession that begins on a newly formed soil or on a new surface that has been exposed for the first time (for example as the result of a landslide or volcanic eruption)....

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second-growth forest

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A forest that has grown back after being logged, as a result of secondary succession.

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succession

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A progressive series of changes in the plant and animal life of a community from initial colonization to the establishment of a climax. The term applies to animals (especially to sessile...

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