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Research digests

Research digests

Browse through our special 40th anniversary research abstracts

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A new research digest will be added to this page each week throughout 2021, keep checking back for updates!

The second research digest for October’s theme of ‘agroforestry’ is written by Colin Tosh and is called ‘Land Equivalent Ratio modelling at Wakelyns’.

To view the research digests, please click on a document title in the list below. By clicking on the title, a PDF version of the factsheet will open in a new internet tab. You can download the research digest by following the above procedure, followed by clicking the top right download button on the PDF.

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