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Individual study: Creating heathland by adding sulphur, and heather Calluna and bell heather Erica cuttings at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Suffolk, England

Published source details

Ausden M. & Kemp M. (2005) Creating heathland by adding sulphur, and heather Calluna and bell heather Erica cuttings at Minsmere RSPB Reserve, Suffolk, England. Conservation Evidence, 2, 24-25

Summary

Sulphur and clippings of heather Calluna vulgaris and bell heather Erica cinerea were added to an area of former arable land with the objective of creating heathland. Nine years later these two species had both become well established.