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Individual study: Reedbed creation through excavation of dry grassland and infilling of former gravel workings at Dungeness RSPB reserve, Kent, England

Published source details

Akers P. & Allcorn R.I. (2006) Reedbed creation through excavation of dry grassland and infilling of former gravel workings at Dungeness RSPB reserve, Kent, England. Conservation Evidence, 3, 94-95

Summary

Transplanted reed Phragmites australis rhizomes, fenced from grazing waterfowl, became well established in the shallow areas of a newly created wetland three growing seasons after planting.