EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2007 Num. article: 2007/020

Workshop: Feasibility of Biological Control of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Europe

On 2007-04-22/27 in Montpellier (FR) (see EPPO RS 2006/08), an International Workshop on the Feasibility of Biological Control of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) in Europe will be organized. The programme is the following:
  1. Presentation of results of the international meeting of experts, Vienna (AGES), September 27th, 2006 (see EPPO RS 2006/09)
  2. Success of biological control of a closely related species in Australia
  3. Results in Russia and Croatia
  4. List of known biological control agents
  5. Species under consideration in Italy and Hungary
  6. Feasibility of biological control programmes in Europe.

Contact: Dominique Coutinot, EBCL, USDA-ARS dcoutinot@ars-ebcl.org


12th International Symposium on the Biological Control of Weeds 22-27 April 2007 – Montpellier (FR). www.cilba.agropolis.fr/weeds2007.html - weeds2007@ars-ebcl.org