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Table 1 Details of the six specific synthesis questions of the review

From: Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for insects in temperate landscapes? A systematic review

NumberDetailsShort question
Question 1Which LTI verge management practices increase, decrease or have no effect on insect biodiversity?Habitat/management practices
Question 2Is the insect biodiversity of LTI verges equal to, higher, or lower than the biodiversity of habitats away from the LTIs?Habitat in LTI verges vs. at proximity
Question 3Which LTI verge management practices increase, decrease or have no effect on insect dispersal?Dispersal/management practices
Question 4Is insect dispersal on LTI verges equal to, higher, or lower than their dispersal in habitats away from the LTI?Dispersal in LTI verges vs. at proximity
Question 5Is the insect biodiversity of LTI verges dependent on the surrounding landscape?aHabitat/surrounding landscape
Question 6Is insect dispersal on LTI verges dependent on the surrounding landscape?aDispersal/surrounding landscape
  1. aThe spatial scale of the surrounding landscape can range from the land use directly adjacent to the LTI verge, to radii of hundreds of meters