Forestation

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Forestation is the establishment of forest growth on areas that either had forest or lacked it naturally.[1] In the first case, the process is called reforestation,[2] while the second is called afforestation.[3]

References

  1. ^ Nyland, R.D. Silviculture: Concepts and Applications. 3rd ed. 2016. p. 67. link.
  2. ^ "SAFnet Dictionary | Definition For [reforestation]". Dictionaryofforestry.org. 2008-08-13. Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "SAFnet Dictionary | Definition For [afforestation]". Dictionaryofforestry.org. 2008-10-23. Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 


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