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old-growth forest

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Definition

old-growth forest noun

An old growth forest differs significantly from younger stands in structure, ecological function and species composition with respect to canopy closure, age class structure, accumulation of woody debris and the presence of species and functional processes that are representative of the potential natural community[1].

Español

rodal maduro[2]

Français

Forêt anciennne / vieille forêt[1]

中文

成熟林[2]

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. 2.0 2.1 FAO TERM PORTAL. (2019). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://www.fao.org/faoterm/en/