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1. A direct human-induced activity to increase carbon stocks on sites through the establishment of vegetation that covers a minimum area of 0.05 hectares and does not meet the definitions of afforestation and reforestation contained here (Kyoto Definition). [reference to UNFCCC definitions].
. FAO 2002. Draft Analytical Framework on Forest-Related Definitions.

2. A general term for renewing the vegetation on a project site.

3. Establishing or re-establishing desirable plants in areas where desirable plants are absent or of inadequate density, by management alone (natural revegetation) or by seeding or transplanting (artificial revegetation).

4. Establishment of self-sustaining vegetation cover after earthworks have been completed.

5. Establishment of vegetation in areas which historically have been cleared.

6. General expression used for the process of planting bare areas (raw mineral soils) to perennial plants or less often to annual plants.

7. Planting of grasses, forbs, shrubs and trees in areas where vegetation has been removed, or in some-way disrupted or damaged. Revegetation is conducted under two different conditions: irrigated and nonirrigated. commercial and industrial areas.

8. Planting of grasses, forbs, shrubs and trees in areas where vegetation has been removed, or in some-way disrupted or damaged.

9. Planting of new trees and, particularly, of native plants in disturbed sites where the vegetation cover has been destroyed, to stabilize the land surface from wind and water erosion and to reclame the land for other uses. Revegetation practices are employed in mined lands, roadsides, parks, wetlands, utility corridors, riparian areas, etc (Source: REVEGa / CORBIT)
European Environment Agency (EEA), European Topic Centre on Catalogue of Data Sources (ETC/CDS) : General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus Term Detail.

10. Reestablishing and developing a plant cover. This may take place naturally through the reproductive processes of the existing flora or artificially through the direct action of people, e.g., afforestation, range reseeding.

11. Refers to the vegetation construction phase of reclamation.

12. Regrowth or replacement of a plant community on a disturbed site. Revegetation may be assisted by site preparation, planting and treatment, or it may occur naturally.

13. Replanting a cleared area with native plants.

14. The establishment of perennial vegetative cover on disturbed areas by planting seed.

15. The establishment of vegetation which replaces original ground cover following land disturbance. (Powter, 1995)

16. The planting of vegetation following either manual removal of existing vegetation or gradual dying off of once-present vegetation.

17. The process of replanting vegetation that previously existed at a site.

18. The re-establishment of self-sustaining plant cover on a disturbed site.

19. To plant or provide an area with new plant cover.

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