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Amend the soil with fresh plant material or crop remains
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 14 studies
Amend the soil with fresh plant material or crop remains
Amend the soil with manures and agricultural composts
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 14 studies
Amend the soil with manures and agricultural composts
Sow seeds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Sow seeds
Parrot’s feather: Use of herbicides - other herbicides
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Parrot’s feather: Use of herbicides - other herbicides
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Release captive-bred mammals into fenced areas
Beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Release captive-bred mammals into fenced areas
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
Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Provide artificial nesting sites for burrow-nesting seabirds
Use pesticides only when pests or crop damage reach threshold levels
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 14 studies
Use pesticides only when pests or crop damage reach threshold levels
Add mosses to peatland surface
Beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Add mosses to peatland surface
Rehabilitate injured, sick or weak mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Rehabilitate injured, sick or weak mammals
Reintroduce primates as single/multiple individuals
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 13 studies
Reintroduce primates as single/multiple individuals
Increase number of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 13 studies
Increase number of livestock
Reduce intensity of grazing by domestic livestock
Beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Reduce intensity of grazing by domestic livestock
Pest regulation: Plant or maintain ground cover in orchards or vineyards
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 13 studies
Pest regulation: Plant or maintain ground cover in orchards or vineyards
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Thin trees within forests: effects on young trees
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Thin trees within forests: effects on young trees
Use wire fencing to exclude large native herbivores
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Use wire fencing to exclude large native herbivores
Provide supplementary food for a certain period of time only
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 13 studies
Provide supplementary food for a certain period of time only
Install barrier fencing along roads
Beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Install barrier fencing along roads
Use fences to exclude livestock from shrublands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Use fences to exclude livestock from shrublands

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