German-French-Italian-English dictionary of plant names and technical terms used in the NFI. Definitions are given for the terms highlighted in yellow.

  • pasturing in forest

    Pasturing in the forest of livestock (cows, cattle, horses, pigs, sheep or goats). A pastured forest refers to a combination of agricultural and silvicultural use.
  • [de] Waldweide
    Beweidung des Waldes durch Vieh (Kuhe, Rinder, Pferde, Schweine, Schafe oder Ziegen). Die Waldweide stellt eine kombinierte land- und forstwirtschaftliche Nutzung dar.
  • [fr] pacage en forêt
    Pacage de la foret par le betail (vaches, genisses, chevaux, porcs, moutons ou chevres). Le pacage constitue une exploitation agroforestiere.
  • [it] pascolo in bosco
    Pascolo in bosco di animali domestici (bovini, equini, ovini, caprini o suini). Il pascolo in bosco rappresenta una forma di utilizzazione combinata agricolo-forestale.
  • 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).
    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.