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By - John Day

Conversion of agricultural land into semi-natural systems may help to counter the current loss of species-rich grasslands and heathlands in the UK and other industrialised countries. However, there are two major constraints for establishment of target species on abandoned land: high soil fertility and limited seed dispersal. Initial plant communities are dominated by weedy pioneer species and tall perennial plants emerging from the seed bank or through rapid dispersal from the surroundings."

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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