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The effects of shade and weather on daffodil Narcissus pseudo narcissus in West Dean Woods, West Sussex (ENRR340)

This report describes a 12-year experiment on the effect of shade on wild daffodils Narcissus pseudonarcissus to determine the best management for their conservation in a woodland nature reserve. Following the experiment, the management of the daffodil area of the reserve was changed to annual swiping during the summer. Monitoring the plots continued and some of them appeared to be approaching a sustainable maximum density of daffodils.

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