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Increase crop diversity to benefit birds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase crop diversity to benefit birds
Make selective use of spring herbicides
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Make selective use of spring herbicides
Use ‘mosaic management’
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Use ‘mosaic management’
Use organic rather than mineral fertilisers
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use organic rather than mineral fertilisers
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Reduce chemical inputs in permanent grassland management
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Reduce chemical inputs in permanent grassland management
Plant nettle strips
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Plant nettle strips
Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)
Leave unharvested cereal headlands within arable fields
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Leave unharvested cereal headlands within arable fields
Provide unfertilised cereal headlands in arable fields
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide unfertilised cereal headlands in arable fields
Sow crops in spring rather than autumn
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Sow crops in spring rather than autumn
Provide buffer strips along rivers and streams
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide buffer strips along rivers and streams
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Provide buffer strips around in-field ponds
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Provide buffer strips around in-field ponds
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Plant more than one crop per field (intercropping)
Use lime to reduce acidification in lakes
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Use lime to reduce acidification in lakes
Revert arable land to permanent grassland
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 5 studies
Revert arable land to permanent grassland
Reduce tillage
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 10 studies
Reduce tillage
Turn off lights to reduce mortality from artificial lights
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Turn off lights to reduce mortality from artificial lights
Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use 1% barley in wheat crops for corn buntings
Reduce the intensity of lighthouse beams
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce the intensity of lighthouse beams
Shield lights to reduce mortality from artificial lights
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Shield lights to reduce mortality from artificial lights
Create skylark plots for bird conservation
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Create skylark plots for bird conservation

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