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Use traditional breeds of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Beneficial Based on: 19 studies
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Use new crop types to benefit wildlife (such as perennial cereal crops)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use new crop types to benefit wildlife (such as perennial cereal crops)
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Use mixed stocking
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Use mixed stocking
Use alerts to reduce grey partridge by-catch during shoots
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use alerts to reduce grey partridge by-catch during shoots
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
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Take field corners out of management
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Take field corners out of management
Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Support or maintain low intensity agricultural systems
Sow rare or declining arable weeds
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Sow rare or declining arable weeds
Restrict certain pesticides
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restrict certain pesticides
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Beneficial Based on: 71 studies
Restore/create species-rich, semi-natural grassland
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore or maintain dry stone walls
Restore or create wood pasture
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restore or create wood pasture
Restore or create upland heath/moorland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Restore or create upland heath/moorland
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 22 studies
Restore or create traditional water meadows
Restore or create traditional orchards
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Restore or create traditional orchards
Remove flood defence banks to allow inundation
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Remove flood defence banks to allow inundation
Remove coarse fish
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Remove coarse fish
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)
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)

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