Stressed Community

Science / Biology / Stressed Community: A community that is disturbed by human activity, such as road building or pollution, and is inadvertently simplified. Some species become superabundant while others disappear.

Junior-Community College

Life Style / College / Junior-Community College: A Junior/Community College is a two-year institution of higher education. Course offerings generally include a transfer curriculum with credits transferable toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year c MORE

Open Community

Science / Biology / Open Community: A community in which the populations have different density peaks and range boundaries and are distributed more or less randomly. MORE

European Community (EC)

Business / Agriculture / European Community (EC): A regional organization created by the Treaty of Rome (1957), which provided for the gradual elimination of customs duties and other interregional trade barriers, a common external tariff, and gradual MORE

Desired Plant Community

Business / Agriculture / Desired Plant Community: The plant community that has been determined through a land use or management plan to best meet the plan’s objectives for a site. A desired plant community is consistent with the site’s capability MORE

Community Succession

Science / Biology / Community Succession: The sequential replacement of species in a community by immigration of new species and by local extinction of old ones. MORE

Pioneer Community

Science / Biology / Pioneer Community: The initial community of colonizing species. MORE

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