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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 01.4 April 1990

British Meadows and Pastures

By - John Hopkins

Few people today realise that the terms 'meadow' and 'pasture' refer to quite different types of farmland and reflect fundamental differences in the way these grasslands are managed, as well as the agricultural quality of the land on which they occur. In its most precise usage, and there are several, a meadow is an area used for the production of hay, although today silage is more often made.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist