EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 2008 Num. article: 2008/114

First International conference on Ambrosia artemisiifolia, Budapest (HU), 2008-09-11/13

The Plant Protection Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will organize the first international conference on Ambrosia artemisiifolia on 2008-09-10/13 in Budapest.

The following topics will be addressed:
1. Introduction to the A. artemisiifolia problem
2. Ragweed pollen: factors influencing its production and spread
3. Ragweed pollen allergy: immunological and public health issues
4. Ragweed pollen allergy: veterinary aspects
5. Spread of ragweed and regulatory measures in different parts of the world: country reports
6. Roles of NGOs in different parts of the world: country reports


First International Ragweed Conference. http://www.nki.hu/ragweed/Ragweed2008.html