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Welcome to the
European Weed Research Society
(EWRS) web site

The EWRS is an international organization which promotes and co-ordinates scientific research into all aspects of weed science.

Using this site, the EWRS aims to provide support for international collaboration in weed science, partly by assisting the work of the EWRS Working Groups, and partly by providing general information and resources.

New  Now available - EWRS Newsletter No. 141 - January 2018 New

Click here to view or download the pdf version of newsletter No. 141 (it is 2.2 Mb in size)

Click here to go to the newsletters download page

New announcement

New Summer School: Weed Mapping as a Tool in Plant Ecology and Weed Management. New
Organized by the EWRS Weed Mapping Working Group Weed Mapping Working Group, in cooperation with Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, the Agricultural University in Athens, and the Trimble Company.

Duration of the programme: 6 days
Tentative date: 16-21 July, 2018
Venue: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
Go to weed_mapping.asp for more details.

New announcement

New 18th EWRS International Symposium "New approaches for smarter weed management"  New

Early Bird registration is open until 15 April 2018!

Date: June 17-21, 2018
Venue: Ljubljana, Slovenia

Go to http://www.ewrs2018.org/ for more details.
The first circular is available at: http://www.ewrs2018.org/news/first-circular/

New announcement

INVITATION TO HOST THE 19th EWRS SYMPOSIUM IN 2021

As you all know, EWRS Symposia represent the most important forum of our Society for the meeting, interacting, and discussing weed science-related issues with scientists from across Europe and around the world.

The 19th EWRS Symposium is scheduled for 2021. If you are interested in hosting this important event, please send a Letter of intent (by e-mail) to Prof.Dr. Hüsrev Mennan before 31 March 2018.

Click here for more details online

Click here to download the invitation as a Microsoft Word file

Several events are listed in our coming events page. Click here to see them

Publications available
Click here to see a list of all publications available

New Uludağ A, Economou G, Bohren C, Torresen K, Jabran K. (Eds.). 2017. Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on weeds and invasive plants, a joint meeting of the EWRS Working Groups: Weed Mapping, Germination and Early Growth, and Invasive Plants. 10-14 October 2017, Chios, Greece, 112 pages. ISBN: 978-605-60595-8-2. Click here to download the proceedings as a pdf file (800 KB). New

New Some of the abstracts and / or Powerpoint presentations of the 2017 Herbicide Tolerant Varieties working group meeting in Novi Sad, Serbia are now available at: http://www.ewrs.org/ewrs_htv_2017/default.asp New

The proceedings of the joint workshop of the EWRS "Physical and cultural weed control" working group and the "Crop-weed interactions" working group titled: "Physical and cultural weed control tools as moderators of crop weed interactions" that took place April 2 - 5, 2017 in Nyon, Switzerland are availabe.
Click here to download the proceedings of the meeting as a pdf file (467 KB).

The Proceedings of the 6th Meeting of the Weeds and Biodiversity Working Group that took place September 28 - 29, 2016 in Riga, Latvia are available. (Click here to see them, 2.6 Mb)

The Proceedings of the 6th Meeting of the Weeds and Biodiversity Working Group that took place September 28 - 29, 2016 in Riga, Latvia are available. (Click here to see them, 2.6 Mb)

The Proceedings of the 17th European Weed Research Society Symposium which was held at SupAgro in Montpellier, France, June 22 – 26, 2015 are available. (Click here to see them, 2.0 Mb)

The Proceedings of the 16th European Weed Research Society Symposium which was held at Ondokuz Mayis University in Samsun, Turkey, June 24 – 27, 2013 are available. (Click here to see them, 3.0 Mb)

The abstracts of the Optimisation of herbicide dose working group meeting "Optimizing herbicide use in an Integrated Weed Management (IWM) context" that took place March 5 to 6, 2015 in Crete, Greece are now available. (Click here to see them, 426 Kb)