Definitions for "Secondary forest"
natural forest growth after some major disturbance (e.g. logging, serious fire, or insect attack). (Opp.: primary forest.)
a forest that has been logged and has recovered naturally or artificially
forest that is regenerating largely through natural processes from disturbance caused either naturally (fire or hurricane) or through human intervention (logging or clearing) and displays a major difference in forest structure and/or canopy species composition from primary forest