Variation 4 (V4) was treated in the same way as the Control Plot except that it was burned in April 2021 using practices learned from Den Barber in a Cultural Burning workshop. This variation may need to be monitored over a longer period to see if there are obvious differences from the Control Plot.
January 2021 before burning the long grass in April 2021.
July 2021 when herbage mass was measured as 858 kgDM/ha which was the lowest measurement of all the trial plots. A diverse range of plant species were observed.
November 2021 when soil test samples and herbage mass were taken.