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pioneer species
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The first members of a population to arrive in a new area, usually a bare, barren, uncolonized or disturbed environment. Pioneer species begin the process of ecological succession and are usually replaced by successional species.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/148546.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/148546
Used For
pioneer plant species
pioneer plants
pioneer tree species
pioneer trees
Broader Term
biological resources
Related Term
colonizing ability
dominant species
ecological succession
invasive species
Spanish
especies pioneras
Term Number
148546