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"invertebrate" returned 91 results

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Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Beneficial Based on: 19 studies
Use organic rather than mineral fertilizers
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Beneficial Based on: 104 studies
Plant nectar flower mixture/wildflower strips
Create beetle banks
Unlikely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Create beetle banks
Create beetle banks
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 24 studies
Create beetle banks
Other biodiversity: Use grazers to manage vegetation
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 18 studies
Other biodiversity: Use grazers to manage vegetation
Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Reduce chemical inputs in grassland management
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)
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Manage ditches to benefit wildlife
Other biodiversity: Exclude grazers
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 45 studies
Other biodiversity: Exclude grazers
Create scrapes and pools
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 6 studies
Create scrapes and pools
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Beneficial Based on: 49 studies
Plant wild bird seed or cover mixture
Other biodiversity: Restore habitat along watercourses
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 24 studies
Other biodiversity: Restore habitat along watercourses
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Exclude livestock from semi-natural habitat (including woodland)
Other biodiversity: Add compost to the soil
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 5 studies
Other biodiversity: Add compost to the soil
Create skylark plots
Beneficial Based on: 11 studies
Create skylark plots
Plant cereals in wide-spaced rows
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Plant cereals in wide-spaced rows
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 18 studies
Undersow spring cereals, with clover for example
Other biodiversity: Use seasonal grazing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Other biodiversity: Use seasonal grazing
Reduce tillage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 46 studies
Reduce tillage
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Use mowing techniques to reduce mortality
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 7 studies
Raise mowing height on grasslands to benefit farmland wildlife
Plant new hedges
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Plant new hedges
Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 7 studies
Provide buffer strips alongside water courses (rivers and streams)
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 17 studies
Maintain upland heath/moorland
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat
Create ponds for natterjack toads
Beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Create ponds for natterjack toads
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 13 studies
Raise water levels in ditches or grassland
Other biodiversity: Use fewer grazers
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 12 studies
Other biodiversity: Use fewer grazers
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
Reduce fertilizer, pesticide or herbicide use generally
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 3 studies
Reduce fertilizer, pesticide or herbicide use generally
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Use traditional breeds of livestock
Employ grazing in non-grassland habitats
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 8 studies
Employ grazing in non-grassland habitats
Use biological control to reduce the number of problematic invertebrates
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Use biological control to reduce the number of problematic invertebrates
Plant crops in spring rather than autumn
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 9 studies
Plant crops in spring rather than autumn
Manage grazing regimes to increase invertebrate prey
No evidence found (no assessment) Based on: 0 studies
Manage grazing regimes to increase invertebrate prey
Use grazing instead of cutting for pasture or grassland management
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 8 studies
Use grazing instead of cutting for pasture or grassland management
Allow natural regeneration of ground cover beneath perennial crops
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 9 studies
Allow natural regeneration of ground cover beneath perennial crops
Pollination: Plant flowers
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 8 studies
Pollination: Plant flowers
Pest regulation: Plant flowers
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 8 studies
Pest regulation: Plant flowers
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 20 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Alter the timing of insecticide use
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Alter the timing of insecticide use
Use chemicals to attract natural enemies
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 15 studies
Use chemicals to attract natural enemies
Provide supplementary food through the establishment of food populations
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Provide supplementary food through the establishment of food populations
Leave part of the crop or pasture unharvested or uncut
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 8 studies
Leave part of the crop or pasture unharvested or uncut
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Beneficial Based on: 54 studies
Provide or retain set-aside areas in farmland
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 11 studies
Delay mowing or first grazing date on pasture or grassland
Leave overwinter stubbles
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 14 studies
Leave overwinter stubbles
Apply herbicide to mid- and understorey vegetation
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 7 studies
Apply herbicide to mid- and understorey vegetation
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Reduce management intensity on permanent grasslands for birds
Fostering appropriate behaviour to facilitate rehabilitation
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Fostering appropriate behaviour to facilitate rehabilitation
Provide short grass for birds
Evidence not assessed Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for birds
Pest regulation: Plant hedgerows
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Pest regulation: Plant hedgerows
Construct artificial reefs
Based on: 2 studies
Construct artificial reefs
Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Leave headlands in fields unsprayed (conservation headlands)
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Plant cereals for whole crop silage
Practise wildlife gardening
Based on: 1 study
Practise wildlife gardening
Create refuges
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 7 studies
Create refuges
Captive breeding frogs
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 34 studies
Captive breeding frogs
Translocate frogs
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 20 studies
Translocate frogs
Create scrapes and pools in wetlands and wet grasslands
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 6 studies
Create scrapes and pools in wetlands and wet grasslands
Provide short grass for waders
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Provide short grass for waders
Increase crop diversity
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 4 studies
Increase crop diversity
Primates: Provide live invertebrates
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 1 study
Primates: Provide live invertebrates
Captive breeding salamanders (including newts)
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 8 studies
Captive breeding salamanders (including newts)
Remove or control mammals
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 3 studies
Remove or control mammals
Employ grazing in artificial grasslands/pastures
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 10 studies
Employ grazing in artificial grasslands/pastures
Create ponds for amphibians
Beneficial Based on: 30 studies
Create ponds for amphibians
Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Apply insecticide to protect seedlings from invertebrates
Other biodiversity: Add manure to the soil
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Other biodiversity: Add manure to the soil
Other biodiversity: Add sewage sludge to the soil
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Other biodiversity: Add sewage sludge to the soil
Other biodiversity: Use organic fertilizer instead of inorganic
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Other biodiversity: Use organic fertilizer instead of inorganic
Other biodiversity: Plant or maintain ground cover in orchards or vineyards
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Other biodiversity: Plant or maintain ground cover in orchards or vineyards
Other biodiversity: Plant flowers
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Other biodiversity: Plant flowers
Carnivores: Provide live invertebrate prey, including in feeding devices
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Carnivores: Provide live invertebrate prey, including in feeding devices
Other biodiversity: Plant hedgerows
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 3 studies
Other biodiversity: Plant hedgerows
Other biodiversity: Use rotational grazing
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Other biodiversity: Use rotational grazing
Reduce grazing intensity
Likely to be beneficial Based on: 12 studies
Reduce grazing intensity

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