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forest regeneration
Subject Category
K Forest Science and Forest Products
The renewal of a tree crop, whether by natural or artificial means.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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Scope Note
Use for renewal of a tree crop in a commercial or private forest; for restocking an area with forest trees, USE reforestation; for activities that repair and restore ecological functions of forests so that the restored forest ecosystem will match, as closely as possible, that of the original forest USE forest restoration.
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Broader Term
silvicultural practices
Narrower Term
artificial regeneration
natural regeneration
Related Term
forest restoration
regeneration surveys
seed trees
species recruitment
regeneración forestal
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