EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 2013 Num. article: 2013/116

SMARTER: a new EU project for the sustainable management of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Europe


Long-term and widely applicable options are required for the sustainable management of Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Asteraceae, EPPO List of invasive alien plants), as well as the coordination of institutions involved in;Ambrosia;spp. research and management throughout Europe. The project ‘Sustainable management of A. artemisiifolia in Europe’ (SMARTER) will establish an interdisciplinary network including experts currently involved in the control of A. artemisiifolia. Other key-experts, health care professionals, aerobiologists, economists, as well as atmospheric and agricultural modellers will be involved in discussing long-term management options, monitoring, and the development of new innovative management solutions.


Sources

European Cooperation in science and technology, Sustainable management of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Europe
http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/fa/Actions/FA1203