EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2006 Num. article: 2006/017

EPPO – FAO/North Africa - Workshop on Solanum elaeagnifolium in Sousse, Tunisia, 2006-05-29/31

Solanum elaeagnifolium (Solanaceae, EPPO list of invasive alien plants) is an invasive plant in many parts of the world and in the Mediterranean region. It invades cultivated fields (maize, sorghum, vegetables), anthropised habitats (road sides) and some semi-natural habitats (pastures). In the EPPO area, the plant is widely distributed in North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia) and presents a risk for the other side of the Mediterranean Sea (France (including Corsica), Greece, Italy, Spain) and possibly for temperate countries. EPPO and FAO/North Africa organize a Workshop on Solanum elaeagnifolium in Sousse, Tunisia on the 2006-05-29/31. Information concerning the meeting, pre-registration and call for abstracts is available on-line until 2006-03-10 at: http://www.eppo.org/MEETINGS/conferences/workshop_solanum.htm
The EPPO Secretariat encourages you to attend. The workshop is addressed to representatives of National Plant Protection Organizations of the whole EPPO region, environmental organizations, researchers and land managers. Its main aim is to draft and propose national and international recommendations for this plant.


EPPO Secretariat 2006-01.