Reduce field size (or maintain small fields)
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Reducing field size means having a greater number of smaller fields, with boundaries between them. One reason this approach is expected to enhance biodiversity is that field boundaries of any type provide heterogeneity, with heterogeneity thought to be a strong factor determining biodiversity on farmland.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Farmland Conservation
Farmland Conservation - Published 2013