Which community develops in between the pioneering and climax communities?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 3 months ago

Which community develops in between the pioneering and climax communities?
 
(a) Primary community
 
(b) Transitional community
 
(c) Secondary community
 
(d) Tertiary community
 
I got this question in an international level competition.
 
Enquiry is from Ecological Succession in section Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

The correct option is (b) Transitional community
 
For explanation I would say: The community occupying intermediate place or developing between the pioneering and climax communities is called a transitional community. Seral communities are the individual transitional communities of a sere that develop in that area during the succession.