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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 21.2 December 2009

Rural gardens, allotments and biodiversity

By - Tony F. Marshall

There have been few studies of wildlife in ordinary gardens, despite the large area they occupy in aggregate. Most have not employed random samples, making it diffcult to generalise the findings, with the exception of the Sheffield study, which provided many interesting results (Gaston et al. 2004).

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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