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Table 10 Current knowledge gaps for the 16 key intervention/exposure groups for lowland peatland

From: Evaluating effects of land management on greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon balances in boreo-temperate lowland peatland systems

Intervention/exposure-vs-comparator CH4 N2O NEE CO2 RecoCO2 DOC
Cropped-vs-bare 2 (1) 1 0 1 (1) 0
Drained and restored-vs-undrained 0 0 1 1 0
Drained-vs-undrained 9 (4) 5 (5) 3 10 (5) 4
Dry-vs-wet 2 3 1 (1) 1 (1) 0
Extracted and restored-vs-natural 0 0 1 1 0
High intensity farmed-vs-low intensity farmed 5 6 0 2 (1) 1
Fertilised and grazed-vs-unfertilised and mown 0 1 0 0 0
Fertilised-vs-less fertilised 2 (1) 2 (4) 2 2 (1) 0
Grass-vs-forest 1 1 0 1 0
Grazed-vs-mown 3 1 0 0 0
Irrigated-vs-non-irrigated 0 1 0 0 0
Mineral soil dressed-vs-undressed peat 0 1 0 0 0
Old abandoned-vs-recently abandoned 0 0 0 (1) 0
Old afforested-vs-recently afforested 1 1 0 1 0
Poor-vs-rich 1 0 0 1 2 (1)
Restored-vs-unrestored 4 (1) 0 3 (3) 8
  1. Numbers indicate the number of studies presenting meta-analysable data for that outcome and intervention/exposure group. Bracketed numbers indicate the number of additional studies that present mean only data (i.e. no measure of variability).