Action: Add lime to shrubland to reduce the impacts of sulphur dioxide pollution
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- We found no studies that evaluated the effects of adding lime to reduce the impacts of sulphur dioxide pollution on shrublands.
'We found no studies’ means that we have not yet found any studies that have directly evaluated this action during our systematic journal and report searches. Therefore we have been unable to assess whether or not the action is effective or has any harmful impacts. Please get in touch if you know of such a study for this action.
Acid rain associated with sulphur dioxide pollution can damage plants and influence the habitat suitability for shrubland communities. Lime can be added to increase the capacity of the soil to retain a stable pH.