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Monitoring and managing plant diversity in field margins in Southern England

Abstract:

Biodiversity is severely threatened by human activity, with one of the greatest threats coming from agriculture. To reduce the impacts of agriculture on biodiversity, one conservation strategy is to exclude strips of land with herbaceous vegetation from production, termed field margins. Conserving field margins provides a valuable habitat for plant and animal species, and is therefore predicted to boost biodiversity. However, despite being a widely implemented conservation strategy, regula...

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MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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Oxford-HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust
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Havranek, C
Harris, S
Grant:
GAF1415_GSMF-HDHWIL_549479
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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