Coming Events 

3 – 6 September 2019

27th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference (APWSS2019)
"Weeds Science for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment"

Venue: Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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16 – 18 September 2019

New announcement

Important Information concerning the 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

New Important information concerning the Advanced workshop in Chania. Among other changes, July 20th is the new deadline for the submission of abstracts - Click here to view or download the Important Information in Microsoft Word format (1.3 Mb)New

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

30 October – 1 November 2019

New announcement

Meeting of the EWRS Working Group "Site Specific Weed Management"

Venue: University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Recent progress in research and engineering of weed sensing, data science, precision sprayers and robotics have made it possible to automate weed identification, weed mapping and site specific control of weeds with advanced sprayers and robots. At this workshop in Odense, we will share these latest progresses and discuss how they enables answering scientific questions and practical applications.

Click here to download the first announcement (pdf, 0.6 MB)

5 – 7 November 2019

New announcement

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.

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

10 – 14 November 2019

XIX International Plant Protection Congress - 2019

Venue: Hyderabad, India
Go to,Hyderabad,1014November2019.aspx for more details

6 – 7 April 2020

New announcement

Joint workshop of the EWRS "Physical and cultural weed control" working group and the "Weed Resistance" working group titled:
"Physical and cultural weed control tools and their influence on herbicide resistance evolution"

During this workshop we will have an excursion day with visit of field trials on physical and cultural weed control tools, and a visit to companies working in the field.
The second day will be dedicated to the discussion on the efficacy of physical and cultural weed control tools (crop rotation, cover crops, mechanical weeding, physical weeding), and their possible use in the context of herbicide resistance evolution and management will be discussed.

Venue: Lelystad, the Netherlands

Proposals for contributions are welcome and can be send to both Roland Beffa and Marleen Riemens, but we will send a call in due time.