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Which of the following statements is FALSE about the relationship between primary and secondary succession?

A

Primary succession will occur when a bare rock is exposed, such as where a volcanic island emerges from the ocean's surface or where continental plates collide to build mountains.

B

Secondary succession can occur after natural disasters such as a crown fire, a tsunami, or slash and burn forestry.

C

Both primary and secondary succession can end in a climax community.

D

Ecosystems that have undergone primary succession are not as resilient as ecosystems that have arisen from secondary succession.

E

An area that has undergone primary succession will take longer to reach a climax community as compared to a similar area that has undergone secondary succession (i.e secondary succession does not take as long).

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