EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2017 Num. article: 2017/205

International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (2018-08-26/31, Engelberg, Switzerland)

The International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds will be held in Engelberg, Switzerland between the 26 – 31st August 2018.  Abstract submissions are invited from the 1st December until 15 March 2018 under the following scientific sessions:

  • Target and agent selection,
  • Novel methods to determine efficacy and environmental safety of agents,
  • Making classical biological control more predictive: moving from ecological to evolutionary processes,
  • Regulations for agent release and access to genetic resources,
  • Post-release monitoring and evaluation,
  • Social and economic assessments of biological control,
  • Integrated Weed Management and restoration,
  • Opportunities and constraints for classical weed biocontrol in developed countries.

More details on each session are available via the symposium website.


Conference website: http://isbcw-2018.com/