afforest

(redirected from afforested)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for afforest

establish a forest on previously unforested land

References in periodicals archive ?
Kawai and K.Watanabe, concerns Biomass Assessment of Afforested Regions in Tropical Southeast Asia.
Until 2005, around 12 900 ha was mined, and 10 188 ha of that had been afforested. As a result of oil shale opencast mining, the relief is rugged, the soil heterogeneous and extremely stony, nitrogen and organic content of oil-shale mining spoil low [1].
Six J, Callewaert P, Lenders S, De Gryze S, Morris SJ, Gregorich EG, Paul EA, Paustian K (2002) Measuring and understanding carbon storage in afforested soils by physical fractionation.
(2005) found that annual runoff was reduced on average by 44% and 31% when grasslands and shrub lands were afforested, respectively, with eucalyptus reducing runoff by 75% compared with a 40% decrease by pines in afforested grasslands.
In a larger meta-analysis, soil C was about 10% lower following afforestation of pastures with coniferous species; the changes in soil C were not significant when pastures were afforested with broadleaf species (Guo and Gifford 2002).
At that date 9,246 ha of the rehabilitated area was afforested [5].
The afforested soils were grouped into three drainage classes: poorly drained soils with an E (albic) or G horizon (stagnic properties) as the second horizon; moderately drained soils with an apedal horizon as the second horizon, overlying an E (albic) or G horizon (stagnic properties); and freely drained soils with an apedal horizon as the second and third horizon (Table 1).
Some 62 million hectares of plantations, accounting for 31.8 percent of the forest area of China, have been afforested or reforested according to the 2004-2008 National Forest Inventory Report (SFA 2010).
Gerke HH, Hangen E, Schaaf W, Huttl RFRPD (2001) Spatial variability of potential water repellency in a lignitic mine soil afforested with Pinus nigra.
Perez-Cruzado C, Sande B, Omil B, Rovira P, Martin-Pastor M, Barros N, Salgado J, Merino A (2014) Organic matter properties in soils afforested with Pinus radiata.