Action: Avoid planting fruit trees alongside roads in areas with fruit bats
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of avoiding planting fruit trees alongside roads in areas with fruit bats on bat populations.
‘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.
Planting fruit trees alongside roads may attract fruit bats, bringing them into contact with traffic and increasing the risk of collisions.