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Table 11 Ecosystem services represented across relevant reviews along with the ratio of primary studies to reviews

From: The multifunctional roles of vegetated strips around and within agricultural fields

Service type Ecosystem service Number of reviews Primary studies per review
Provisioning services Food 25 1.76
  Fresh water 15 3.07
  Fiber and fuel 24 1.08
  Biochemical products 1 0.00
  Genetic materials 3 1.33
Regulating services Climate regulation 15 3.20
  Hydrological regimes 30 6.50
  Pollution control 70 4.47
  Erosion protection 47 2.51
  Natural hazards 2 7.50
  Pest regulation 15 8.87
  Nutrient cycling 10 29.70
Cultural services Spiritual and inspirational 0
  Recreational 6 1.67
  Aesthetic 8 1.38
  Educational 0  
Supporting services Biodiversity 51 12.98
  Pollination 6 5.17
  Soil formation 7 20.57