Multiple Choice Questions (MCQS) The plants occurring together with a similar ecology in definite strata are called: (a) Periodicity (b) stratification(c) Floristic (d) Vitality The rhythmic phenomena related to seasonal changes is called periodicity. (a) Periodicity (b) stratification(c) Floristic (d) Vitality The capacity of
MODEL SUBJECTIVE QUESTION: Give attributes of plant communities. Give physiognomic characteristics. Describe different sampling methods. What is succession? Give its types. Describe different stages of Xerosere. Describe different stages of Hydrosere. Describe different theories of climax. Write note on productivity. Describe local vegetation of
TERMS DEFINITIONS Community The populations of different species living in the same habitat is called community. Analytic characteristics The characteristics which can be analyzed by Quantitative or qualitative methods are called analytic characteristics. Qualitative characteristics The disruptive characteristics which cannot be
There are three theories of succession about climax communities: Monoclimax theory This theory was put forward by an American ecologist Frederick Clements in 1916. According to this theory there is only one climax community in a climatic or geographical region. But topographic differences and
There are following two types of sampling methods: (a) Transect method A transect is a long rectangular sample plot. It is used to study variations in vegetation. Vegetation varies with the changing environments. These variations are caused by slope, exposure, edaphic and topographical irregularities.