What is a biotic succession occurring on a previously unoccupied or bare land called?

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What is a biotic succession occurring on a previously unoccupied or bare land called?
 
(a) Quaternary succession
 
(b) Secondary succession
 
(c) Tertiary succession
 
(d) Primary succession
 
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I’d like to ask this question from Ecological Succession in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Right choice is (d) Primary succession
 
Easy explanation: A biological succession (growth of living organisms) occurring on a previously unoccupied or bare land is known as primary succession. For example the biological succession in a newly created pond, rocky area, deltas, etc.