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Short-term successional change does not predict long-term conservation value of managed arable field margins

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Field margins have been widely advocated as a means of integrating agronomic and biodiversity objectives and are included in agri-environment schemes across Europe. However, information on the long-term development of field margin plant communities remains limited. We describe a long-term experiment on the effects of field margin management on biodiversity and weed species. Swards were established by natural regeneration or sowing a grass and wildflower seed mixture, and treatments manipulate...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
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Zoology
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
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NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, UK
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NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Wallingford, UK
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Biological Conservation Journal website
Volume:
143
Issue:
3
Pages:
813-822
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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ISSN:
0006-3207
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English
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2010-11-15

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