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Community dynamics by Mind Map: Community dynamics
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Community dynamics

Succession

Stages

Pioneer, Traits, High fecundity, High dispersal potential, Rapid population growth, Low competitive ability, Function in environment, Alter/stabilize soil, Shade soil, Add nutrients to the soil, Self defeating for pioneers

Climax, Traits, higher competitive ability, longer lived, more efficient growth, higher productivity (system wide)

Models

Facilitation, Predictable sequence, earlier colonists jape way for later species

Inhibition, Initial colonists suppress arrival of later species

Tolerance, lottery model

Types

Primary

Secondary, Disturbance, frequency, pulse, press, intensity, catastrophic, moderate, intermediate disturbance hypothesis, low

Examples

Sand dunes

Glaciers

Old fields

Interactions amongst species