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Introduction to hedgerows and field margins

The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins (pp.35 - 54)

Abstract

This chapter seeks to briefly introduce the terminology which is employed in this book, together with a brief overview of the geographical distribution, historical development, and changing extent of hedgerows and field margins. The chapter also introduces some important ecological concepts and touches on the different values that society now ascribes to hedgerows as a delivery system for ecosystem services.

Author(s): Dover, JW

Journal: The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins (pp.35 - 54)

Year: 2019

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