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Habitat management news

By - Roger S K Buisson

The importance of knowing where seeds come from is an issue which has risen up the agenda of many conservation-project managers in recent years. This issue of provenance has tended to concentrate on whether or not they are native seed, where 'native' has been framed in the context of whether the seed comes from this country or overseas. An investigation by the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (Watsonia 22: 317-328) has highlighted the importance of considering the source of seed in relation to the conditions into which the seed or seedlings are to be introduced.

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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