EWRS WG meeting preliminary programme

Friday 15 September in Aveiro, Portugal

9:00 Introduction and aims of the meeting (by Heinz Müller-Schärer)

9:15 – 12: 30 Overview talks

         1 Classical insects: Vincent Lesieur, CSIRO, Montferrier sur Lez, France

         2 Classical pathogens (fungi et al.): Marion Seier, CABI, Egham, UK 

         3 Microbial herbicides: Maurizio Vurro, CNR Bari, Italy 

         4 Microbe-based natural herbicides: Steve Duke, Univ. Mississippi, Oxford, USA

         5 Plant-based natural herbicides: Francisco Macias, Univ. of Cadiz, Spain 

12:30 – 13.30 Lunch break

13.30 – 14:30 Flash talks from attendees

14:30 -17:00 Administrative matters

Aims and duties of the new EWRS WG, election of the convenor and deputy, next steps.

19:30 Joint Dinner