The mission of the new working group will include :
- Assisting communication and information exchange between
agricultural and environmental researchers, between scientists and
professionals, between individuals and organizations, between national and
- Identifying key research and control technology needs and
encouraging their execution, including collaborative programmes.
Organising meetings, symposia and conferences, and to including the
topic on existing meetings.
- Encouraging and assisting education and training on invasive plants
(control, horticultural and environmental aspects) for institutions,
students, professionals (road services) and general public.
The 4th International Symposium on Weeds and Invasive Plants (Agricultural Weeds and Plant Invaders) will take place May 18-23, 2014 in Montpellier, France.
Go to http://invasive.weeds.montpellier.ewrs.org/default.asp for more details.
You can view or download the first circular using the link below:
1st_Announcement_Invasive_Plant_Montpellier_2014.pdf (237 kb)
The 3rd Symposium on Environmental Weeds & Invasive Plants (Intractable Weeds and Plant Invaders) was held October 2-7, 2011 in Ascona, Switzerland.
The Abstracts of the 3rd International Symposium on Weeds and Invasive Plants (Agricultural Weeds and Plant Invaders) are available online.
(Click here to see them, 1.7 Mb)
The report on the 3rd International Symposium on Weeds and Invasive Plants (Agricultural Weeds and Plant Invaders) is available online.
(Click here to see it, 662 Kb)
Click on the link below to see the programme and photos from the meeting
For more details, click here to go to the Invasive Plants web site: http://www.ewrs.org/IW/default.asp
Chair: Christian Bohren
Swiss Federal Agricultural Research Station
P.O. Box 1012
CH - 1260 Nyon 1
Telephone: +41 22 363 44 25
Fax: +41 22 363 43 94