Action: Cut/mow shrubland to control trees
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of cutting/mowing to control trees on shrublands.
'We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
This section considers the mowing of shrubland to control problematic tree species. Mowing reduces the height of all species in a plant community and should not be confused with cutting of trees. For information on the effects of mowing shrubland to mimic grazing see 'Use cutting/mowing to mimic grazing.'