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 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" New

Date: April 2 - 5, 2017
Venue: Nyon, Switzerland
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New  Now available - EWRS Newsletter No. 135 - July 2016 New

Click here to view or download the pdf version of newsletter No. 135 (it is 2.1 Mb in size)

Click here to go to the newsletters download page

The Weeds and Biodiversity working group has a new web site.

Click on the link to see it (

6th Meeting of the EWRS Working Group "Weeds and Biodiversity"

The registration deadline for the workshop has been extended to May 13th, 2016

Date: 28 - 29 September 2016
Venue: Riga, Latvia
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Over 20 events are listed in our coming events page. Click here to see them

Publications available (2015)
Click here to see a list of all publications available

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)