Table 1. Comparison of land use categories documented during 2005 and 2008 data collection periods in Buljalpuxveeq.

Land Use Categories Year Documented
2005 2008
Al baol dev mil caq A type of forest x x
Al du yal Corn field / mixed crop land x x
Al haq yal Type of bamboo stand x x
Al siq yal Fruit orchard x x
Cal kol yal Cardamon (Amomum tsako) land x x
Dal hml / al neiq yal / ha qil yal Rattan stand x x
Dei ma Wet rice paddy x x
Haq geeq yal Type of bamboo thicket x x
Hhaoq niyul yal (1) Seasonal forest vegetable garden x x
Hhaoq niyul yal (2) Home vegetable garden x x
Jiefang cao (Mandarin) Ageratina adenophora / weed fields x x
Laol baoq yul Old tea field / tea agro-forest x x
Laol baoq xeevq New tea field / new tea agro-forest x x
Li hhei (yal saq) / dal piav yal New fallow / barren or bracken land x x
Mal dao xeel Canna edulis / Bajiaoyu plot x x
Neev paoq yal Peanut field x x
Neev piav yal / al neev yal Soybean / bean field x x
Nga beiv yal Banana stand x x
Nioq hyuv / dal deq yal / li hhei (yal saq) Grazing pasture x x
Saoq hav / al baol saoq hav Old forest / dense forest area x x
Ssavq peel yal Type of bamboo stand x x
Uq jil yal Thatch grass field / type of fallow x x
Ya haoq yal Tobacco land x x
Yao ssavq yeiq mil caq Unfrequented place (Watershed forest) x x
Yaq il yal Potato land x x
Ziq yal / yuf maf yal Hemp field x
Qeil yal Upland dry-rice field x
Dei ma do siq Wet rice cultivated in a hillside terrace x
Mal dei yal Pumpkin patch x
Xuexiao (Mandarin) The village school x
Meq Lowlands (not local land use) x
Lav beeq pu Han village (not local land use) x
Laol baq River or stream (as food source) x
Saq soq yal Mountain pine (not local land use) x
Diq xeel (jaoq) Where things do not grow well x
Hhavq laoq / il quvq Narrow valley floor with standing water x
Paol qeil yal Sugarcane fields (not local land use) x
Saq keq Land where trees are returning x
Guoyou [senlin] (Mandarin) State forest x
Fengjing lin (Mandarin) View forest x
Gaoq jaoq hhal Burial forest x
Jiti lin (Mandarin) Collective forest x