Problem: Which of the following statements about ecological succession is true?a) It leads to a community distinctly different from the original community.b) It leads to a community resembling the original community.c) It occurs rapidly enough that traces of its earliest stages are quickly lost.d) It occurs slowly enough that traces of its earliest stages are difficult to find.

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Ecological Succession: change in the species structure of a community over time

: happens over time but early traces can remain

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Which of the following statements about ecological succession is true?

a) It leads to a community distinctly different from the original community.

b) It leads to a community resembling the original community.

c) It occurs rapidly enough that traces of its earliest stages are quickly lost.

d) It occurs slowly enough that traces of its earliest stages are difficult to find.