Kinder Scout Sphagnum Trials Update Report Peatland Restoration Project 2018
Author: Moors for the Future Partnership, Tia Crouch
Publication Date: 2018
Summary: Comparing the establishment, survival and growth of four different sphagnum propagule types - full report
In 2015, two trials were set up: the Sphagnum propagule trial and the dense plug plant trial. The aim of the Sphagnum propagule trial was to compare the establishment, survival and growth of different Sphagnum propagule types on revegetated bare peat. The aim of the dense plug plant trial was to evidence how quickly comprehensive Sphagnum cover can be achieved.
Evidence to support decision making about planting sphagnum moss to restore blanket bog peatlands. Assesses different types of sphagnum propagules for restoration, conservation and biodiversity in the Peak District and South Pennine uplands at a landscape scale.
Keywords: Sphagnum; Vegetation monitoring | Biodiversity; Land management; Revegetating