community ecology

OBJECTIVE FOR COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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

Subjective And Short Questions for Community Ecology

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

DEFINITIONS AND KEY POINTS FOR COMMUNITY ECOLOGY

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

THEORIES OF SUCCESSION

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

SAMPLING METHODS

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.