Theme – Emerging Science for Weed Control
The 2019 BCPC Weeds Review took place on Thursday 14 November 2019 at the Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Cambridge
This is an invitation only event.
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Chairman – Richard Hull, Rothamsted Research – Review Chairman.
09.30 – Registration and coffee
10.00 – Chairman’s introduction – Richard Hull
The BGRI project
10.05 – a) Overview of the BGRI project
Rob Edwards, Newcastle University
10.50 Comfort Break (10 mins)
Future emerging weed research
11.00 a) IWM Praise: Project overview and implications for UK weed management including horticultural crops.
Jonathan Storkey, Rothamsted Research
11.30 b) Allelopathy of black-grass
Darwin Hickman, Rothamsted Research
11.45 c) Using natural enemies against exotic weeds – an update on progress in the UK.
Dick Shaw, CABI
12.10 d) New tools to understand and manipulate black-grass
Dana MacGregor, Rothamsted Research
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch + posters
Nuffield Scholars – recent projects focusing on weed management
13.45 a) Keeping rotations profitable
Ben Taylor-Davis, Hutchinsons
14.10 b) Sustainability of no-till and related global knowledge transfer experiences
Richard Hinchliffe, Hinchliffe Farms
Glyphosate resistance management
14.35 a) Evolution of glyphosate insensitivity in UK populations of Alopercurus myosuroides
David Comont, Rothamsted Research
15.00 b) Glyphosate resistance AHDB project update
Lynn Tatnell, ADAS
15.25 Chairman’s wrap-up
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