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NFI glossary and dictionary

On this page you find the translations of woody species and of terms as well as their explanations (marked with yellow background), which were used in the NFI.

tending
Includes all silvicultural measures aimed at a particular production goal from starting a stand to initiating regeneration (intermediate treatment). Used in the NFI for a silvicultural treatment in a young forest (young forest treatment).

[D] Pflege
Alle waldbaulichen Massnahmen zwischen Bestandesbegrundung und Einleitung der Verjungung zur Erreichung des Produktionszieles (Bestandespflege). Im LFI waldbaulicher Eingriff im Jungwald (Jungwaldpflege).

[F] soins
Toutes les mesures sylvicoles depuis la création du peuplement jusqu'au début de la régénération en vue d'atteindre les objectifs de production (entretien du peuplement). Dans l'IFN, les soins constituent l'intervention sylvicole dans la jeune forêt (soins culturaux).

[I] cura (colturale)
Tutti i provvedimenti selvicolturali tra la costituzione del popolamento e l'avviamento della rinnovazione volti al conseguimento degli obiettivi produttivi (cura del popolamento). Nell'IFN si intendono gli interventi selvicolturali nel bosco giovane (cura del bosco giovane).
  • Recommended form of citation:
    Brändli, U.-B.; Speich, S., 2007: Swiss NFI glossary and dictionary. [Published online 27.06.2007]. Available from World Wide Web <http://www.lfi.ch/glossar/glossar-en.php>. Birmensdorf, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL.
  • The German definition of the scientific terms was done with the help of the following lexica and terminologies:
    LdF = Lexikon der Forstbotanik (Schütt et al. 1991)
    SSI = Sanasilva-Inventur WSL. Terminologie im Sanasilva-Bericht 1997 (Brang und Kaennel Dobbertin 1997)
    SAFE = Forsteinrichtungsbegriffe. Schweizerischer Arbeitskreis für Forsteinrichtung (1986). Since 2007 Arbeitsgruppe Waldplanung und -management
    TFW = Terminologie Forsteinrichtung/Waldinventur (Bick et al. 1994)
    WBö = Wörterbücher der Biologie. Ökologie (Schäfer und Tischler 1983)
    WT = Waldbauliche Terminologie (Brünig und Mayer 1980)
    Anl. LFI = Anleitung für die Feldaufnahmen der Erhebung 1993-1995 (Stierlin et al. 1994)
  • The German, French and Italien plant names were taken mainly from the book Die häufigsten Waldbäume der Schweiz or from the Flora Helvetica
  • The English plant names were taken form the internet (swiss web flora, PLANTS Database and Dictionary of Common Names by plantpress.com). The notations and abbreviations were taken from IPNI - The international Plant Names Index.
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