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Bracken management and control (TIN048)

Information on bracken management and control and strategies for vegetation recovery and aftercare.

Year of Publication2008

Bracken is a crucial component of many habitats and adds structure and colour to the landscape. It is a common feature of many of England’s finest areas of countryside. However, it can reduce the grazing area available for livestock, prevent effective livestock husbandry and damage wildlife habitats and underground archaeology. This note provides information on bracken management and control and strategies for vegetation recovery and aftercare.

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