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A strip of trees or shrubs used to reduce and redirect wind.


The tissues of the stem, branches and roots of woody plants lying between pith and the cambium.

Synonyms - xylem
wood fiber

A comparatively long (1mm to less than 8mm), narrow, tapering wood cell closed at both ends.

wood processing plant

A set-up of machines for the conversion of logs and other wood raw materials into lumber, veneer, plywood, block board, pulp and paper, or other finished wood products.

wood shingle

A thin piece of wood with one end thinner than the other, lapped lengthwise in covering roofs and other walls of buildings.

wood wastes

The collective term for logging and processing wastes.

wood wool

Long, curly, slender strands of wood used as an aggregate component for particleboard or cement board.

Synonyms - excelsior
wooded grassland

Areas predominantly vegetated with grasses, such as Imperata, Themeda, Saccharum and where the trees cover between 5 to 10% of the area and their height may reach 5 meters at maturity.

woody vines

Climbing plants such as diliman (Stenochlaena palustris), gulyasan (Artabotrys hexapetalus), hinggiw (Ichnocarpus frutescens), and nito (Iygodium circinnatum), where the stems are used as handle, framing, or weaving materials in handicraft manufacture.

young plantation forest

A forest plantation where trees have not yet reached a height of five meters.


The demarcation of a planning area by designation, ordinance or law into zones and establishment of regulations to govern the use of land and structure within each zone.

zoological park

Establishment where a collection of wild fauna is maintained for recreational, educational, research, conservation or scientific purposes.