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Habitat management news

By - Andrew Branson

In the December 1997 issue of British Wildlife (9:110), E E Green reported on the successful use of the hemi-parasitic Yellow Rattle, Rhinanthus minor, to suppress dominant grasses in a herb-rich meadow site in Berkshire. The generality of these results is confirmed by experiments carried out in an alluvial flood meadow at North Duffield Ings, North Yorkshire, and further sites in northern Italy, by Debbie Davies and colleagues from York (Biological Conservation 82:87-92).

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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