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Rewet peatland (raise water table)
Beneficial Based on: 36 studies
Rewet peatland (raise water table)
Add mixed vegetation to peatland surface
Beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Add mixed vegetation to peatland surface
Cut/mow herbaceous plants to maintain or restore disturbance
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Cut/mow herbaceous plants to maintain or restore disturbance
Add mosses to peatland surface
Beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Add mosses to peatland surface
Cover peatland with organic mulch (after planting)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Cover peatland with organic mulch (after planting)
Directly plant peatland trees/shrubs
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Directly plant peatland trees/shrubs
Cut/remove/thin forest plantations and rewet peat
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Cut/remove/thin forest plantations and rewet peat
Remove upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 10 studies
Remove upper layer of peat/soil (without planting)
Introduce seeds of peatland herbs
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 10 studies
Introduce seeds of peatland herbs
Exclude or remove livestock from degraded peatlands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 10 studies
Exclude or remove livestock from degraded peatlands
Add inorganic fertilizer (before/after planting)
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 9 studies
Add inorganic fertilizer (before/after planting)
Restore/create peatland vegetation (multiple interventions)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Restore/create peatland vegetation (multiple interventions)
Cover peatland with something other than mulch (after planting)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Cover peatland with something other than mulch (after planting)
Directly plant peatland mosses
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Directly plant peatland mosses
Add lime (before/after planting)
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 6 studies
Add lime (before/after planting)
Use prescribed fire to control problematic plants
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 6 studies
Use prescribed fire to control problematic plants
Legally protect peatlands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Legally protect peatlands
Directly plant peatland herbs
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Directly plant peatland herbs
Introduce seeds of peatland trees/shrubs
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Introduce seeds of peatland trees/shrubs
Reprofile/relandscape peatland (before planting)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Reprofile/relandscape peatland (before planting)
Cut/remove/thin forest plantations
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 4 studies
Cut/remove/thin forest plantations
Use grazing to maintain or restore disturbance
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 4 studies
Use grazing to maintain or restore disturbance
Use cutting/mowing to control problematic herbaceous plants
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Use cutting/mowing to control problematic herbaceous plants

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