Bird Communities of Prairie Uplands and Wetlands in Relation to Farming Practices in Saskatchewan

@article{Shutler2000BirdCO,
  title={Bird Communities of Prairie Uplands and Wetlands in Relation to Farming Practices in Saskatchewan},
  author={Dave Shutler and Adele Mullie and Robert Graham Clark},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2000},
  volume={14}
}
Abstract: Modern farm practices can vary in their emphasis on tillage versus chemicals to control weeds, and researchers know little about which emphasis has greater ecological benefits. We compared avifaunas of uplands and wetlands in four treatments: conventional farms, conservation farms (contrasting those that minimized frequency of tillage [minimum tillage] with those that eliminated chemical inputs [organic]), and restored or natural (wild) sites in Saskatchewan, Canada. Of 37 different… 

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