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Add lime to the soil after tree planting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Add lime to the soil after tree planting
Add organic matter after tree planting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Add organic matter after tree planting
Apply fungicides to protect seedlings from fungal diseases
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Apply fungicides to protect seedlings from fungal diseases
Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates
Cover the ground with straw after tree planting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Cover the ground with straw after tree planting
Fence to prevent grazing after tree planting
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Fence to prevent grazing after tree planting
Improve soil quality after tree planting (excluding applying fertilizer)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Improve soil quality after tree planting (excluding applying fertilizer)
Infect tree seedlings with mycorrhizae
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Infect tree seedlings with mycorrhizae
Introduce leaf litter to forest stands
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Introduce leaf litter to forest stands
Manage woody debris before tree planting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Manage woody debris before tree planting
Mechanically remove understory vegetation after tree planting
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Mechanically remove understory vegetation after tree planting
Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance the survival and growth of planted trees
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant a mixture of tree species to enhance the survival and growth of planted trees
Prepare the ground before tree planting
Beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Prepare the ground before tree planting
Reduce erosion to increase seedling survival
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce erosion to increase seedling survival
Transplant trees
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Transplant trees
Use different planting or seeding methods
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Use different planting or seeding methods
Use fertilizer after tree planting
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Use fertilizer after tree planting
Use herbicides after tree planting
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Use herbicides after tree planting
Use mechanical thinning before or after planting
Beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Use mechanical thinning before or after planting
Use pioneer plants or crops as nurse plants
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use pioneer plants or crops as nurse plants
Use prescribed fire after tree planting
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 4 studies
Use prescribed fire after tree planting
Use shading for planted trees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Use shading for planted trees
Use tree guards or shelters to protect planted trees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Use tree guards or shelters to protect planted trees
Use weed mats to protect planted trees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Use weed mats to protect planted trees
Water seedlings
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Water seedlings

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