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understory reinitiation noun
This is the third stage within single-cohort development. Trees from the initial cohort develop 'crown shyness' and begin to self-thin. Growing space slowly becomes available (without disturbance) which allows the understory to begin to grown.
- Wu, Junxian (2009). "林业经营与碳吸收". 林业研究专讯. Vol.16 No.2: 47–55.