ecesis


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ecesis

[ə′sē·səs]
(ecology)
Successful naturalization of a plant or animal population in a new environment.
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Parece ser que el parasitoide entro casualmente a California antes de 1913 por ecesis con sus hospederos (ver material estudiado) aunque no se pueden excluir la posibilidad de aclimatacion de algunas poblaciones introducidas deliberadamente.
However, Borns and Goldthwait (1966) suggested, on the basis of ages of living trees on the outermost moraine and estimates of ecesis, that ice retreat and moraine stabilization did not occur until the early or middle 19th century.