EWRS Working Group:

Parasitic Weeds

WG Deputy

Jonne Rodenburg

Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich

Agriculture, Health and Environment, Abidjan, United Kingdom

Jonne Rodenburg

Where do you work? 

Natural Resources Institute (NRI), University of Greenwich in the UK. 

What is your main task?

Research and lecturing on sustainable agricultural intensification, weed ecology and management, agronomy. 

What is your main interest in weed research?

Parasitic weed biology, ecology and management; Striga spp.; Rhamphicarpa fistulosa; cereal crops (e.g. sorghum and rice); agronomy. 

Which activities do you plan to promote to reach the objectives of the Working Group?

Organizing/facilitating WG meetings; organizing/chairing sessions on weed science conferences; communications in the International Parasitic Plants Society (IPPS) newsletter Haustorium; reporting back from IPPS conferences (World Congress on Parasitic Plants).

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