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Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Beneficial Based on: 105 studies
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Beneficial Based on: 71 studies
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Beneficial Based on: 54 studies
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Beneficial Based on: 49 studies
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Reduce tillage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 46 studies
Reduce tillage
Reduce grazing intensity on grassland (including seasonal removal of livestock)
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 30 studies
Reduce grazing intensity on grassland (including seasonal removal of livestock)
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 25 studies
Provide supplementary food for birds or mammals
Create beetle banks
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 24 studies
Create beetle banks
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Maintain species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 20 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Beneficial Based on: 19 studies
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 17 studies
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Provide nest boxes for bees (solitary bees or bumblebees)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 14 studies
Provide nest boxes for bees (solitary bees or bumblebees)

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