Study

Chemical control of birch Betula regrowth on heathland at West Moors, Dorset, England

  • Published source details Liley D. (2005) Chemical control of birch Betula regrowth on heathland at West Moors, Dorset, England. Conservation Evidence, 2, 130-130

Summary

During the winter of 2000-2001, approximately 2.4 ha of dense (75-100% tree cover) and 0.6 ha of medium (25-50% tree cover) birch Betula was cut and removed. In August 2002, the cleared birch had regenerated resulting in a dense stand of 2 m high birch. The regrowth was sprayed with Timbrel using knapsack sprayers. The regrowth kill rate of sprayed areas was 100%; no regrowth was subsequently recorded.

 

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