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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 announcement

New Now available - EWRS Newsletter No. 146 - April 2019 New

Click here to view or download the pdf version of newsletter No. 146 (it is 1.5 Mb in size)

Click here to go to the newsletters download page

New announcement

"Novel approaches for weed management in vegetable crops under arid and semi-arid conditions in Europe"

Joint Meeting of the Working Groups "Weed Management Systems in Vegetables " and "Weed management in arid and semi-arid climate"
Date: 13-15 May 2019
Venue: Nacional de investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV) – Oeiras – Portugal

New  Go to https://wwm2019.webnode.pt/ for more details. New

Click here to view or download the first Announcement in pdf format

New announcement

Second announcement: Advanced Workshop on Weed Mapping as a Tool in Plant Ecology and Weed Management

This event is organized by the Weed Mapping Working Group and will be supported by the European Weed Research Society (EWRS) in cooperation with two Universities, the Agricultural University of Athens and the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

Date: 16 – 18 September 2019
Venue: Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICH) - Crete, Greece
Click the document link to download the Second announcement: 2nd Anouncement Advanced Workshop _Weed Mapping_MAICH_CRETE 2019.doc (1.3 Mb) 
Click on this link to open or download the Guidelines for abstract and poster preparation

New The deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended. Please click on this link to download the details. New

"Sustainable Integrated Weed Management and Herbicide Tolerant Varieties"
Joint Workshop of the EWRS working Groups:
"Optimizing herbicide use in an IWM context"
and
"Herbicide Tolerant varieties"

Date: July 4-6th, 2019
Venue: Thessaloniki, Greece
Click here to view or download the First Announcement in Microsoft Word format

EWRS Education and Training: Herbicide Resistance Identification Training

The EWRS Education & Training Task Force is organizing a 3-day in-depth training course on herbicide resistance identification in November 2019. The course is aimed at students, Ph.D. candidates and postdocs actively involved in research on herbicide resistance.

Date: November 5 - 7, 2019
Venue: Antalya, Turkey
Click here to view or download the Course Announcement in Microsoft Word format
Click here to view or download the Course application form in Microsoft Word format

7th meeting of the EWRS Working Group Weeds and Biodiversity

Date: June 17 – 19, 2019
Venue: Stuttgart, Germany
Go to https://biodiversity2019.uni-hohenheim.de/ for more details.

"Economics of Weed Management: Principles and practices"
Workshop of the new established EWRS working group "Economics of Weed
Management"

Date: May 16-17, 2019
Venue: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Click here to view or download the First Announcement in Microsoft Word format

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

The minutes from the Summer School: Weed Mapping as a Tool in Plant Ecology and Weed Management are now available. Click here to view them or to download them (6.9 Mb).

Book of abstracts. 18th EWRS International Symposium "New approaches for smarter weed management", June 17-21, 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Click here to download the proceedings as a pdf file (2.6 MB).

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).

 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

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)