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Jämförelse mellan viltbehandlade och obehandlade granplantor: Med inriktning på höjdtillväxt och betesfrekvens
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, School of Engineering.
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Comparison of spruce seedlings treated with deer repellents and untreted spruce seedlings : Focusing on height growth and grazing rate (English)
Abstract [en]

The report is a comparative study between spruce plantations where 4 plants are treated with deer repellents and 4 plantations are untreated. The study aims to provide a base for the Forest Society's future decisions regarding the use of wildlife-repellents.  The report indicates that wildlife-repellents work reasonably well for its purpose, the treated stocks were virtually untouched during the planting year and next year while the untreated stocks have been heavily grazed during these years.  Growth difference between grazed plants and ungrazed plants found to be virtually non-existent (0, 01 m) of the treated stocks and 0, 07 m in the untreated plants. Because of the growth differences are so small between grazed and no grazed plants, it seems like the treatment of deer-repellent are unnecessary. Unless you know in particularly that the area has a specific problem whit severe deer-grazing.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 29 p.
Keyword [en]
Deer grazing on spruce, deer repellent, grazing rates, growth differences.
Keyword [sv]
Rådjurs-bete på gran, viltrepellenter, betesfrekvens, tillväxt-skillnader.
National Category
Forest Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-22452OAI: diva2:567351
Subject / course
Skogs- och träteknik
Educational program
Forest and Wood Engineering Programme, 180 credits
2012-11-12, Jät Ljusadal, 36252 Jät, 16:07 (Swedish)
Agriculture, Veterinary Medicine, Forestry
Available from: 2012-11-15 Created: 2012-11-12 Last updated: 2012-11-15Bibliographically approved

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