Purpose

 

 

The Workshop aims to discuss the latest developments regarding weed management and the sustainable use of herbicides in an Integrated Weed Management (IWM) context. The workshop will also provide a forum to exchange information on benefits and stewardship challenges related to Herbicide Tolerant varieties as additional weed control system for farmers.

Special focus will be given to crops (but not limited), such as rice, sunflower, sugar-beet in topics related to:

  • Sustainable use of herbicides in an IWM context
  • Monitoring and mitigation strategies for herbicide resistance
  • Developments in Herbicide Tolerant (HT) varieties in Europe
  • Stewardship to preserve the usefulness of herbicides and HT varieties

Organizing/Scientific Committee

Prof. Per Kudsk, Dr. Demosthenis Chachalis, Ir. Ivo Brants, Dr. Jan Petersen, Prof. Husrev Mennan

Local Organizers

Dr. Demosthenis Chachalis, Benaki Phytopathological Institute, e-mail: d.chachalis@bpi.gr , dchachalis@hotmail.com

Dr. Demosthenis Chachalis kindly agreed to act as main local organizer.

Dr. Thomas Gitsopoulos, DEMETER, gitsopoulos@yahoo.gr

Field trip

The agenda will include participant presentations, visits of some activities of the American Farm School (AFS) and a field visit to rice fields in the Thessaloniki region.

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