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Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 0 studies
Connect areas of natural or semi-natural habitat for bees
Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 0 studies
Conserve old buildings or structures as nesting sites for bees
Control deployment of hives/ nests
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 0 studies
Control deployment of hives/ nests
Control fire risk using mechanical shrub control and/or prescribed burning
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Control fire risk using mechanical shrub control and/or prescribed burning
Convert to organic farming
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 8 studies
Convert to organic farming
Create patches of bare ground for ground-nesting bees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 5 studies
Create patches of bare ground for ground-nesting bees
Enhance bee taxonomy skills through higher education and training
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 0 studies
Enhance bee taxonomy skills through higher education and training
Ensure commercial hives/nests are disease free
Likely to be ineffective or harmful Based on: 2 studies
Ensure commercial hives/nests are disease free
Eradicate existing populations of invasive non-native species
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Eradicate existing populations of invasive non-native species
Exclude ants from solitary bee nesting sites
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 1 study
Exclude ants from solitary bee nesting sites
Exclude bumblebee nest predators such as badgers and mink
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 0 studies
Exclude bumblebee nest predators such as badgers and mink
Exclude introduced European earwigs from nest sites
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 1 study
Exclude introduced European earwigs from nest sites
Increase areas of rough grassland for bumblebee nesting
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase areas of rough grassland for bumblebee nesting
Increase the diversity of nectar and pollen plants in the landscape for bees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Increase the diversity of nectar and pollen plants in the landscape for bees
Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 0 studies
Increase the proportion of natural or semi-natural habitat in the farmed landscape
Increase the use of clover leys on farmland
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 2 studies
Increase the use of clover leys on farmland
Introduce agri-environment schemes to benefit wild bees
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 5 studies
Introduce agri-environment schemes to benefit wild bees
Introduce mated females to small populations to improve genetic diversity
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Introduce mated females to small populations to improve genetic diversity
Keep pure breeding populations of native honey bee subspecies
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 1 study
Keep pure breeding populations of native honey bee subspecies
Leave arable field margins uncropped with natural regeneration
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 6 studies
Leave arable field margins uncropped with natural regeneration
Leave field margins unsprayed within the crop (conservation headlands)
Trade-off between benefit and harms Based on: 3 studies
Leave field margins unsprayed within the crop (conservation headlands)
Legally protect large native trees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Legally protect large native trees
Manage hedges to benefit bees
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage hedges to benefit bees
Manage land under power lines for wildlife
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage land under power lines for wildlife
Manage wild honey bees sustainably
Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) Based on: 1 study
Manage wild honey bees sustainably

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