Seed sources for grassland restoration and re-creation in Environmental stewardship (TIN038)
Guidance on how to select the most appropriate seed source for grassland restoration and re-creation in specific sites and situations.
Year of Publication2008
Wildflower and grass seed is used widely in agri-environment schemes for enhancing existing species-poor grassland or for creating new species-rich grassland, field margins and beetle banks. Seed can come from a variety of sources, from natural regeneration from the seedbank to the addition of complex commercial seed mixtures. This note (Edition 1) provides guidance on how to select the most appropriate source for specific sites and situations.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Wildlife & biodiversity
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Grassland management
Additional keywords/tagsinvertebrate habitat management
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