Theme – IWM - It's not just about weeds!

Due to continuing restrictions with numbers at the proposed venue the 58th Annual BCPC Weeds Review was again held as a virtual event via Zoom on  Wednesday 4 November 2021.

5 BASIS CPD points were allocated for this event
4 NRoSO CPD points were allocated for this event

Theme: IWM – it’s not just about weeds!

Outlook on Pest Management Report



Introduction to the 2021 Annual Weeds Review – Review Chairperson
Nicola Perry, Corteva Agriscience

Weather summary for the year
Peter Lutman
Powerpoint Slides: Weather 20-21

Farming systems, soil management and weeds – holistic approaches to crop production
Alistair Leake, The Allerton Project
Powerpoint Slides: BCPC Weeds Review 2021 Final – Alastair Leake

A farmer perspective of IWM
Gary Willoughby, Gentle Farming Group
Powerpoint Slides: Gary Willoughby

Barriers and enablers to IPM adoption
Henry Creissen, SRUC and Holly Clarkson, ADAS
Powerpoint Slides: BCPCWeedsReview_Barriers and enablers to IPM adoption_04.11.21

Bringing clarity to seed standards across combinable and non-combinable crops
Stephen Flack, NIAB and 
Richard Barnes, Kings Crops
Kings Crops Powerpoint Slides

Discussion session

Student slots: 
Opportunities for more precise weed management in fields of lowland rice in Southern-Eastern Nigeria
Odinkemneme Ukwoma-eke, University of Reading
Poster: Poster from Odinkemneme for BCPC Weeds Review

Posters over lunch break

BCPC Database
Barrie Hunt, BCPC
Powerpoint Slides: BCPC Databases

Modelling the effects of glyphosate loss in no-till / plough-based systems
Helen Metcalfe, Rothamsted Research
Powerpoint Slides: Helen – BCPCWeedRevHM

IWM elements in amenity
Brian Taylor, The Knotweed Company Ltd
Powerpoint Slides: IWM Elements in Amenity – final

What IWM strategies / tactics are UK arable farmers employing for weed control
Richard Hull, Rothamsted Research
Powerpoint Slides: BCPC annual weed review 4-11-21 R HULL

Discussion session


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