Promoting biodiversity through strip mowing?

Project description

Due to the intensification of agriculture, settlements can represent important retreat areas for native flora, fauna and fungi. Can biodiversity in urban green spaces be promoted by extensive strip mowing versus traditional intensive mulch mowing? This is to be investigated in a long-term cooperation project between the University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Landau, and the company Merkle & Partner Biodiversitätsmanagement, Wörth am Rhein.

Participating researchers in Landau




Merkle & Partner Biodiversitätsmanagement GbR, Wörth [Link]


Biodiversity, Land Use; Urban Greenspace, Lawn Management, Hay; Fungi, Plants, Spiders, Cicadas, Beetles, Butterflies; Germany