Differentiate between primary and secondary succession provided one example of each. - Biology

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Differentiate between primary and secondary succession provided one example of each.

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Solution

  Primary Succession Secondary Succession
1. It starts in areas where no previous life ever existed. It starts in areas where previous life forms have been destroyed
2. Soil is absent in the area at the
beginning of primary succession
Soil is present in the area where secondary succession begins.
3. It is a very slow process. It is faster than primary succession
4. Example: Succession on newly cooled lava Example: Succession in a burnt
forest
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