. Extensive planting of trees to increase forest cover is called
C: Social forestry
- Afforestation is the act of planting a large number of trees to increase forest cover, whereas,
deforestation is the process of removing significant numbers of trees from the forest.
- Trees and shrubs are cultivated around or among the crops in agroforestry.
- The monitoring and protection of forests is known as social forestry.
Hence, the correct option is A, i.e. Afforestation.