second growth

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second growth

Trees that cover an area after the removal of the original stand, as by cutting or fire.
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second growth


secondary growth

(Botany) natural regrowth of a forest after fire, cutting, or some other disturbance
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sec′ond growth′

the plant growth that follows the destruction of virgin forest.
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Noun1.second growth - a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cuttingsecond growth - a second growth of trees covering an area where the original stand was destroyed by fire or cutting
forest, woods, wood - the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
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The woods on either side were primeval, which are more easily penetrated than woods of the second growth, and we had no great difficulty in carrying our canoes through them.
Possibly, he was in a state of second growth and recovery, and was constantly assimilating nutriment for his spirit and intellect from sights, sounds, and events which passed as a perfect void to persons more practised with the world.
(TSX: DOL) ('Dollarama' or the 'Corporation') announced today the closing of its acquisition of a 50.1% interest in Latin American value retailer Dollarcity announced on July 2, 2019, thereby establishing a compelling second growth platform, in complement to its Canadian growth strategy.
There was also growth in the value added of the agricultural sector, second growth niche for the Tunisian economy, with a rise of 2.8% thanks to the exceptional grain harvest which the INS estimates at 24 million quintals.
At harvest, the above growth performance of each individual (also named harvesting weight, harvesting length, harvesting width, harvesting depth) were recorded again to analyze the second growth phase lasting 17 months, which corresponds to the period between tagging and harvesting.
This material was believed to be representative of typical production of these species and was classified as old growth or second growth according to information obtained from the suppliers.
Scientific studies by Oregon-based organizations demonstrate that Tongass forests clearcut in the 1950s, which have since regrown as "second growth," can meet timber demand while leaving old growth standing.
With an anticipated resource envelope of close to US $2 billion, the CSP is tied to the country's new medium-term development plan and the second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II).
The transaction also enable us to add a second growth platform to our organization with its industry-leading, high-margin thermoset composites business." Citadel's roster of brands includes Aclo, BMC, Fiberfil, Lucent, Matrixx, Premix, QTR, Tetra-Dur, and Quantum.
The second Growth Fund investment will help provide the working capital required to manage the firm's expansion, enabling it to recruit the right calibre of personnel, especially on the business development and recruitment side of its operations.