17th EWRS Symposium
Montpellier, France
22-26 June 2015

Please note that only the available oral presentations submitted by their authors are listed below. This is not the full programme.


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Session I: New Management Approaches

  1. Using a fleet of robots for patch spraying (C. Fernandez-Quintanilla, Spain)

Session IIA: Chemical Weed Management

  1. Investigating glyphosate use and weed patterns in German arable farming (L.A. Koning, A. Wiese, M. Schulte, H.-H. Steinmann, and B. Gerowitt, Germany)
  2. Are herbicide efficacy, selectivity and resistance factors well defined by dose-response curves? (J. C. Streibig and A.R. Kniss, Denmark)

Session IIB: Weed Biology

  1. Differential germination in seeds produced in apical and basal fruits of two Thlaspi arvense populations (E. Edo-Tena, I.Olalla, J.Torra, R.W. Gesch, and A Royo-Esnal, Spain)
  2. Assessment of phylogenetic signal in the germination ability of broomrape (Phelipanche ramosa) on Brassicaceae hosts (S. Gibot-Leclerc, R. Perronne, F. Dessaint, C. Reibel, and V. Le Corre, France)
  3. A simulation model to predict dormancy changes in underground buds of Sonchus arvensis (A. Taab, L. Andersson, and U. Boström, Iran)

Session IIIA: Herbicide Resistance

  1. Managing ALS-resistant broad-leaved weeds: current research and future needs (L. Tatnell, S.R. Moss, and J.H. Clarke, UK)
  2. Monitoring of resistance development against ALS inhibiting herbicides in dicotyledonous weeds in Germany (D. Rissel, M. Rosenhauer, L. Ulber, and J. Petersen, Germany)
  3. Patterns of cross-resistance to ACCase-inhibitor herbicides in winter wild oat (Avena ludoviciana) populations (H. Sasanfar, Iran)
  4. Evaluating the risk of herbicide resistance in weeds in glyphosate-based maize cropping systems. A simulation study (N. Colbach, H. Darmency, A. Fernier, V. Le Corre, and A. Messéan, France)
  5. Mechanism of resistance to mesotrione in an Amaranthus rudis population from Nebraska, USA (D. Kaundun, United Kingdom)

Session IIIB: Weed Ecology

  1. Understanding scale-dependent relationships between spatially heterogeneous populations of Alopecurus myosuroides and soil properties (H. Metcalfe, A. Milne, A. Murdoch, and J. Storkey, United Kingdom)

Session IV: Integrated Weed Management

  1. Herbicide sensitivity of Echinochloa crus-galli populations: a comparison between cropping systems (S. CLAERHOUT, D. REHEUL, and B. DE CAUWER, Belgium)
  2. On-farm evaluation of integrated weed management tools in maize production: agronomic efficacy, herbicide use reduction and economic sustainability (V.P. Vasileiadis, W. van Dijk, G. Urek, R. Leskovšek, L. Furlan, A. Verschwele, S. Otto, M. Sattin, Italy)
  3. Effect of herbicide dose, rotation and crop competition on management of cross-resistance to pre-emergence herbicides (R. Busi and S. Powles, Australia)
  4. The effect of seed rate and herbicide programme on Alopecurus myosuroides in hybrid barley and wheat (S. Cook and J. Marshall-Roberts, United Kingdom)
  5. Effect of conservation agriculture on weed infestation in rainfed rice (L. Ranaivoson, S. Rakotonjanahary, K. Naudin, A. Ripoche, J. Rakotoarisoa, L. Rabeharisoa, and M. Corbeels, Madagascar)
  6. How to control weeds in arable farming? Analysis of technical drivers in a national demonstration farm network FERMEcophyto (C. Denieul, F. Ehry, M. Pourcelot, and M. Lechenet, France)

Session V: New Challenges

  1. Climate change and weed flora from a Fenno-Scandinavian perspective (L. Andersson, A.-K. Kolseth, and R. Scalone, Sweden)
  2. "Vraies Messicoles": a label for rare arable plants produced from the wild for functional and ornamental purposes as a way to preserve biodiversity (J. Cambecèdes et al., France)