HabitatProduction (tonnes per ha)Normal range of production (tonnes/ha)
Agrostis-Festuca grassland 5 3-6
Acid grassland 4 3-5
Rank grassland 3 2-4
Mosaic and flushes 4 3-5
Wet rushy pasture 2 1-3
Heath 2 1-3
Bracken (ignoring bracken biomass) 0.3 0.1-1
Shrub woodland 1 0.5-1.5
Mature birch woodland 0.5 0.3-1.5
Oak woodland 0.3 0.1-1

Source: Waterhouse, Graham & Baikie, 1999


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