Forging a New Alliance Between Succession and Restoration

  • Lawrence R. R. Walker
  • Joe Walker
  • Roger del Moral


Howdoes succession take place, after all, and what are the adaptive cycles, if any, and the feedback systems, assembly rules and other inherent functional, evolutionary or simply dynamic mechanisms that make ecosystems develop and interact in one way or another? If we can sort these questions out—biome by biome—then we will unquestionably be better placed to predict how much time, energy and capital of all sorts will be required, or should be allocated, to ecological restoration and rehabilitation. (Aronson and van Andel 2006)


Restoration Project Restoration Effort Assembly Rule Plant Succession Seed Rain 
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