The primary succession refers to the development of communities on a
(a) forest clearing after devastating fire
(b) newly-exposed habitat with no record of earlier vegetation
(c) freshly cleared crop field
(d) pond, freshly filled with water after a dry phase.
Biological and ecological succession of is of two types- primary succession and secondary succession. Primary succession can be defined as succession that occurs in a habitat that is devoid of earlier vegetation where as secondary succession can be defined as succession that occurs in a habitat that previously supported vegetation before an ecological disturbance such as fire, floods etc destroyed the plant life. So, the correct option is option B, newly- exposed habitat with no record of earlier vegetation.
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