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Which interventions contribute most to the net effect of England’s agri‑environment schemes on pollination services?

A paper exploring how varying agri-environmental schemes compare with regard to the delivery of pollinator services

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Does agri-environment scheme participation in England increase pollinator populations and crop pollination services?

A national-scale evaluation of the effectiveness of agri-environmental schemes on pollinator services.

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Co-benefits from tree planting in a typical English agricultural landscape: Comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

A paper comparing the relative effectiveness of hedgerows, agroforestry and woodland creation for improving crop pollination services

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Guide
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From: Hedgelink

Hairstreak Butterflies and Hedges

How to manage your hedges for Hairstreak butterflies

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Book - Paperback
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From: David Macdonald

Wildlife Conservation on Farmland: Vol. 1, Managing for Nature on Lowland Farms

Chapter 3: How can field margin management contribute to invertebrate biodiversity, Ch4 Small Mammals on lowland farmland

Examining the challenges facing farmers, conservationists and policy makers to bridge the divide between the theory and practice of conservation on farmland

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A review of the ecology of butterflies in British hedgerows

A review of how hedgerows affect the ecology of British butterflies

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Book - Hardcover
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From: Terry Jennings

The World of a Hedge

A description of the animals and plants that live and grow in British hedgerows

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Guide
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From: Defra

Understanding the combined biodiversity benefits of the component features of hedges

This report increases our understanding of how hedges support local biodiversity and highlights the importance of managing all component of a hedge

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Book - pdf
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From: Ruth Feber

Wildlife & Farming

Conservation on lowland farms

A handbook describing how to conserve wildlife on working farms in Britain

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Little and late

How hedgerow cutting can benefit Lepidoptera

This study analysed how current and potential future agri-environmental schemes (AES) hedge management regimes affected Lepidoptera that used the hedges as a breeding resource

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