Completed Systematic Reviews
Completed systematic reviews are listed below. Summaries are provided for quick reference and contain key details of the review objectives, methodology, results and major conclusions. Full Reviews are provided for those who wish to examine the full detail of sections such as methodology and results. Protocols set out the a priori guidance and decisions made before each review commenced. Accompanying Notes are provided when we feel it is helpful to understand the context of the review or to point out developments in the subject area. Policy Briefs accompany some reviews when the reviewers feel that it is important to communicate the outcome in a policy context. All documents are available as PDF files. To download a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, please visit http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.
Systematic Review No. 22. The Effectiveness of Management Options Used for the Control of Spartina Species. 2006.
Systematic Review No. 21. Are Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica) Control and Eradication Interventions Effective? 2007.
Systematic Review No. 20. Development as a Conservation Tool: Evaluating Ecological, Economic, Attitudinal, and Behavioural Outcomes. 2006.
Systematic Review No. 17. Are Current Management Recommendations for Conserving Saproxylic Invertebrates Effective? 2006.
Systematic Review No. 15. Does Sheep-grazing Degrade Unimproved Neutral Grasslands Managed as Pasture in Lowland Britain? 2006.
Systematic Review No. 12. Does the Use of In-stream Structures and Woody Debris Increase the Abundance of Trout and Salmon? 2006.
Systematic Review No. 11. The Effectiveness of Land-Based Schemes (incl. Agri-Environment) at Conserving Farmland Bird Densities within the U.K. 2007.
Systematic Review No. 8. Part A. Do Hedgerow Corridors Increase the Population Viability of Woodland Species? 2006.
Systematic Review 7. Do Trapping Interventions Effectively Reduce or Eradicate Populations of the American Mink (Mustela vison)? 2005.
Systematic Review No. 6. Do Commonly Used Management Interventions Effectively Control Rhododendron ponticum? 2005.
Systematic Review No. 5. Part B. Effectiveness of the Control of Ragwort (Senecio) Species: Can Biological Control by the Use of Natural Enemies Effectively Control Senecio jacobaea (Common Ragwort)? 2005.
Systematic Review No. 5. Part A. Effectiveness of the Control of Ragwort (Senecio) Species: Are Currently Recommended Herbicides Effective for Control of Ragwort Species? 2005.
Systematic Review No. 4. Effects of Wind Turbines on Bird Abundance. 2005.
Systematic Review No. 3. Effectiveness of Current Methods for the Control of Bracken (Pteridium aquilinum). 2005.
Systematic Review No. 2. Does Burning of UK Sub-Montane, Dry Dwarf-Shrub Heath Maintain Vegetation Diversity? 2004.
Systematic Review No. 1. Does Burning Degrade Blanket Bog? 2004.