Managing the drought - the benefits of trees planted for shelter on the water regime of pasture and arable crops

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2012 Research report 27
Managing The Drought

With drier hotter summers and wetter winters agriculture will face a challenging future read the evidence on how trees planted for shelter have multiple benefits...

A review of the evidence of the benefits of native tree species for shelter on the water regime of pasture and arable crops. To maintain current levels of agricultural production and ensure food security water needs to be used more efficiently. This research produced with Harper Adams University College looks at the evidence of the benefits of native tree species for shelter on the water regime of pasture and arable crops.

A report to the Woodland Trust by Louise Donnison from Harper Adams University College