Freshwater Biodiversity in the Irish Agricultural Landscape: The Significance of Ponds

Final Report for the STRIVE-funded project: 2007-FS-B-14-M5

Summary: STRIVE Report 80 - Margherita Gioria, School of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin

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Published: 2011

ISBN: 978-1-84095-399-2

Pages: 56

Filesize: 1,474 KB

Format: pdf


This study shows that farmland ponds contribute substantially to the maintenance of freshwater biodiversity in Ireland. A large number of water beetle and plant species were recorded from 54 farmland ponds.

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