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Succession

The rules of or process by which a person goes about filling a role previously held by another person. In estates, succession determines who owns the property of the decedent, with everything going to the next of kin in the absence of a will. In business, succession is the process by which one employee, especially a major executive like the CEO, is replaced by another person. In determining succession, a board of directors ought to exercise caution to ensure that an executive is not only competent, but also does not bring any conflicts of interest to the company.
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Like the universal legatee, the legatee under universal title is entitled, under article 1058 Civil Code, to the fruits of successional assets from the moment he requested the writ of possession or since it was handed over to him voluntarily.
For the present study, four Atlantic Forest forest fragments in different successional stages (FF1, FF2, FF3 and FF4) and four abandoned pasture areas (AP1, AP2, AP3 and AP4) were selected (Figure 1).
Due to the low occurrence of naturally occurring early successional habitat creation, chestnut-sided warbler habitat, and thus population expansion, was limited.
Despite the evidences recorded on the successional dynamics in temperate oligotrophic areas, the low number of studies does not allow to determine which model corresponds to the succession in tropical regions (UHL, 1987; MENEZES; ARAUJO, 2004).
To characterize how plant species richness and vertical structure changed across successional gradients, we ran General Linear Models (GLMs) with distance from vegetation edge as the independent variable and either plant species richness or vertical cover as dependent variables.
Acer negundo is an early successional species that does not tolerate severe floods.
In forest successional processes, especially in the late successional stages, trees play a more important role than pioneer species in ameliorating soil structure, with consequent impacts on changing [K.
The experiments were carried out in four successional stages: secondary forests of 9-11years, 15-20years, and 40-55years since abandonment of pastures, and old-growth forests (sensu Clark 1996).
The researchers decided that both "species availability" and "site availability" were the successional issues that needed to be addressed.
Management efforts to restore early successional habitats that grouse need for nesting and brood rearing may help sustain populations of this popular game bird.
Based on all 20 species, 10 (50%) are considered early successional species by many authorities.