Afforestation
Afforestation Af*for`es*ta"tion, n. The act of converting into forest or woodland. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

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  • Afforestation — is the process of establishing a forest on land that is not a forest, or has not been a forest for a long time by planting trees or their seeds. The term may also be applied to the legal conversion of land into the status of royal forest.The term …   Wikipedia

  • afforestation — ● afforestation nom féminin Plantation d arbres sur un terrain nu. ⇒AFFORESTATION, subst. fém. SYLVIC., rare. ,,Installation de la forêt par semis ou plantation (...) (PLAIS. CAILL. 1958). Synon. de boisement et de reboisement, plus usités : • 1 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Afforestation — L afforestation ou boisement est une plantation d arbres ayant pour but d établir un état boisé sur une surface longtemps restée dépourvue d arbre, ou n ayant éventuellement jamais (aux échelles humaines de temps) appartenu à l aire forestière[1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • afforestation — [[t]æfɒ̱rɪste͟ɪʃ(ə)n, AM fɔ͟ːr [/t]] N UNCOUNT Afforestation is the process of planting large numbers of trees on land which has few or no trees on it. Since the Sixties, afforestation has changed the Welsh countryside …   English dictionary

  • afforestation — noun Etymology: Medieval Latin afforestation , afforestatio, from afforestare to put under forest laws, from Latin ad + Medieval Latin foresta, forestis forest Date: 1649 the act or process of establishing a forest especially on land not… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • afforestation — miško želdinimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis miškų ūkis apibrėžtis Miško atkūrimas arba įveisimas sėjant miško medžių ir krūmų sėklas arba sodinant iš jų išaugintus sodmenis. atitikmenys: angl. afforestation; artificial forest regeneration rus.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • afforestation — miško veisimas statusas Aprobuotas sritis miškų ūkis apibrėžtis Miško želdinimas ir (arba) žėlimas sklypuose, kuriuose prieš tai miškas neaugo. atitikmenys: angl. afforestation rus. лесоразведение šaltinis Lietuvos Respublikos aplinkos ministro… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • afforestation — miško veisimas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Miško želdinimas sklypuose, kuriuose prieš tai miškas neaugo. atitikmenys: angl. afforestation vok. Aufforstung, f; Bewaldung, f rus. облесение, n …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • afforestation — afforest ► VERB ▪ convert (land) into forest. DERIVATIVES afforestation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • afforestation — See afforest. * * * …   Universalium

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