Reforestation
Reforestation Re`for*est*a"tion, n replanting with trees; reconversion into a forest; the act of reforesting. [PJC]

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  • Reforestation — is the restocking of existing forests and woodlands which have been depleted, with native tree stock. [cite web url=http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Reforestation title=Reforestation Definitions from Dictionary.com… …   Wikipedia

  • reforestation — [ r(ə)fɔrɛstasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1922; de re et (dé)forestation ♦ Reconstitution d une forêt. ⇒ reboisement. ⊗ CONTR. Déforestation. ● reforestation nom féminin Synonyme de reboisement. ● reforestation (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Reforestation — Reboisement La plantation est un des moyens de restaurer un boisement après une coupe rase, au détriment souvent de la régénération naturelle et de la diversité génétique des arbres, facteur réputé favorable à une meilleure résilience écologique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • reforestation — [[t]ri͟ːfɒrɪste͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT Reforestation of an area where there used to be a forest is planting trees over it. ...the reforestation of the Apennine Mountains. ...a reforestation project …   English dictionary

  • reforestation — miško atkūrimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis miškų ūkis apibrėžtis Miško žėlimas ir (arba) želdinimas sklypuose, kuriuose prieš tai miškas augo. atitikmenys: angl. natural and artificial forest regeneration; reforestation rus. лесовозобновление… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • reforestation — noun Date: 1887 the action of renewing forest cover (as by natural seeding or by the artificial planting of seeds or young trees) • reforest transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • reforestation — See reforest. * * * …   Universalium

  • reforestation — noun The act or process of replanting a forest, especially after clear cutting. Syn: afforestation …   Wiktionary

  • reforestation —   is the restocking of existing forests and woodlands which have been depleted, with native tree stock …   Geography glossary

  • reforestation — re|for|est|a|tion [ri:ˌfɔrıˈsteıʃən US ˌfo: , ˌfa: ] n [U] the practice of planting trees in an area where they were previously cut down, in order to grow them for industrial use or to improve the environment ≠ ↑deforestation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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