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EARTH SCIENCE > LAND SURFACE > SOILS > RECLAMATION/REVEGETATION/RESTORATION

Definition:
RESTORATION: The processes by which an area is treated in an attempt
to restore original conditions. RECLAIMATION: The process of reconverting
land to other forms of productive uses. REVEGETATION: Reestablishment
of vegetation which may take place naturally or be induced by humans
through seeding or transplanting.


Reference:
The Nature and Properties of Soils, Prentice Hall, 1996.
Herren, R.V.,
and R.L. Donahue. 1991. The Agricultural Dictionary, Delmar Publishers, INC.
Albany, New York. 553pp.