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Climax ecosystem

Climax ecosystem: The last stage in ecological Succession. An ecosystem in which populations of all organisms are in balance with each other and with existing abiotic factors.

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Climax ecosystem

In a climax ecosystem, the production to community respiration ration is 1. What does this mean? I do not understand. Please ...

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by Adz795
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:00 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Climax ecosystem
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Factors that influence a biome.

... often identified with particular patterns of ecological succession and climax vegetation (quasi-equilibrium state of the local ecosystem). An ecosystem has many biotopes and a biome is a major habitat type. A major habitat ...

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by Xzibit
Mon Aug 15, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Factors that influence a biome.
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The Ecological Pyramid: Breakdown or Reconstruction

... in ecology are pretty much never that simple. IF there was an ecosystem where there was only 1 species representing every trophic level, ... put enough pressure on them) and through succession this may lead to a climax community that holds no nutritional value for the omnivore.

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by AstusAleator
Sun Dec 24, 2006 8:41 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Ecological Pyramid: Breakdown or Reconstruction
Replies: 3
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