2 edition of The Lowland grassland management handbook found in the catalog.
The Lowland grassland management handbook
|Statement||A Crofts and R G Jefferson (eds).|
|Contributions||Crofts, Allison., Jefferson, R. G., English Nature., Wildlife Trusts., Royal Society for Nature Conservation.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v (loose-leaf) :|
1. Introduction. Calcareous grasslands are sites of conservation importance, both in the UK and Europe, that support a diverse and often specialised flora and fauna, including many rare or threatened species (BUTT, , JNCC, , McLean, , Rodwell, , WallisDeVries et al., ).Since the Second World War agricultural intensification and the decline of traditional grazing management. Introduction. Permanent grasslands, often of high conservation value, have declined considerably in extent across Europe (Pärtel et al., ).The pattern of change is complex with increases in grassland in some areas e.g. the Limousin [France] and Umbria [Italy], and decreases in others (UK, Western France, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany) (Caradec et al., ; Crofts & .
The management and productivity of lowland grassland in Britain has been transformed during the last 50 years, largely through greater fertilizer inputs, changes in stocking practices, increases in silage production, a greater emphasis on optimizing yields of nutrients rather than dry matter per se, and development of new harvesting techniques (Chamberlain et al. ; Fuller ). Oomes M.J.M., Olff H. & Altena H.J. () Effects of vegetation management and raising the water table on nutrient dynamics and vegetation change in a wet grassland. Journal of Applied Ecology, 33, ; Wakeham-Dawson A. & Smith K.W. () Birds and lowland grassland management practices in the UK: an overview.
The primary objective of the survey is to characterise and evaluate the vegetation cover of lowland grasslands in Wales to ensure the identification, protection and management of important grassland sites is appropriate. Data quality. Entire dataset has been extensively validated and verified. The main limitation of the data is their age. The Phase 1 Handbook presents a standardised system for classifying and mapping wildlife habitats in all parts of Great Britain, including urban areas. The Phase 1 habitat classification and associated field survey technique provides a relatively rapid system to record semi .
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The handbook covers topics such as grazing, mowing, scrub management, grassland creation, weed control and management for specific species assemblages. Advice on the management of upland unenclosed grasslands can be found in the Upland Management Handbook and for management advice on coastal and floodplain grazing marsh and lowland wet grasslands.
Foreword The substantial additions and revisions contained in this second edition of the Lowland Grassland Management Handbook indicate the tremendous enthusiasm that the first edition generated. The first edition's reception confirmed our beliefs that many land managers care very deeply.
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Lowland Grassland and Heathland Habitats contrasts the uniformity of intensively managed grassland with the diversity of traditionally managed grasslands and heathlands. It examines topics of concern to the ecologist or habitat manager such as causes of the loss and deterioration of these habitats, including inappropriate management.
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The Lowland Grassland Management Handbook This handbook covers topics such as grazing, mowing, scrub management, grassland creation, weed control and management for specific species assemblages. Although it is dated, it is potentially still useful. Introduction Lowland grasslands and heathlands - some definitions Current extent and location of lowland grasslands and heathlands in the UK Why grasslands and heathlands.
The structure of this book 2. The Ecology of lowland grassland and heathland habitats The importance of climate and soils Some general characteristics.
Managing your acid grassland. There are a number of good practice management techniques for acid grassland, however the methods you choose will depend on various factors such as the size of your landholding and the time and resources you have available to you. A key consideration is to maintain a mosaic of habitats.
Managing Grassland Road Verges A best practical guide for highways managers, road engineers, operations managers, landscape architects and all those engaged with verge management and creation. It covers those aspects previously described in the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges wildflower handbook and focuses on the management of lowland and.
The Lowland Grassland Management Handbook published by English Nature, The Wildlife Trusts, Countryside Council for Wales and Scottish Natural Heritage in contains useful in-depth information on grassland management.
Neutral Grassland. out any management works, please contact one of the advisers listed in section 4. Once you are clear about which breeding wader species you are managing your area of land for, use the wet grassland decision tree on page 7 to help you decide on what management is needed on your area of ground.
Grassland plants of the British and Irish lowlands has a RRP of £ (excl. P&P). BSBI members benefited from an exclusive members-only offer, saving £10 compared to the RRP. This offer has now closed but the book is available to purchase from 1st December from Summerfield Books and other natural history book-sellers.
chapter 6 of the Lowland Grassland Management Handbook. Pasture Management. Pastures are grasslands that are grazed for most or all of the year. Examples of habitats that are managed as pasture include calcareous grasslands and culm or rhôs pasture which is also known as purple moor.
Effect of sheep and horse grazing on species and functional composition of sub-Mediterranean grasslands - Applied Vegetation Science In-text: (Catorci, Gatti and Cesaretti, ). Crofts, A. and Jefferson, R.G. (eds) (). The lowland grassland management handbook, 2nd edition.
English Nature/The Wildlife Trusts, Peterborough. Lowland Grassland and Heathland Habitats contrasts the uniformity of intensively managed grassland with the diversity of traditionally managed grasslands and heathlands.
It examines topics of concern to the ecologist or habitat manager such as causes of the loss and deterioration of these habitats, including inappropriate management.
The lowland grassland management handbook, second edition. English Nature/Wildlife Trusts, Peterborough. Minimizing environmental impacts of grassland weed management: can Cirsium arvense be controlled without herbicides?.
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