BCPC 56th Annual Weed review


Theme – Emerging Science for Weed Control

The 2019 BCPC Weeds Review will take place on Thursday 14 November 2019 at the Sophi Taylor Building, NIAB, Cambridge

This is an invitation only event. 

Unfortunately we are unable to take any further registrations for this event as the room capacity has been reached

Chairman – Richard Hull, Rothamsted Research – Review Chairman.


09.30 – Registration and coffee

10.00 – Chairman’s introduction – Richard Hull

The BGRI project

a) Overview of the BGRI project
Rob Edwards, Newcastle University

b) Economics of black-grass management
Alexa Varah, ZSL

Comfort Break (10 mins)

Future emerging weed research

a) IWM Praise: Project overview and implications for UK weed management including horticultural crops.
Speaker: Jonathan Storkey, Rothamsted Research

b) Allelopathy of black-grass
Darwin Hickman, Rothamsted Research

c) Bio-control of bracken and Japanese Knotweed
Dick Shaw, CABI

d) The development of transient expression systems in weeds
Dana MacGregor, Rothamsted Research

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch + posters

4. Nuffield Scholars – recent projects focusing on weed management
a) Keeping rotations profitable
Ben Taylor-Davis, Hutchinsons

b) Sustainability of no-till and related global knowledge transfer experiences
Richard Hinchliffe, Hinchliffe Farms

5. Glyphosate resistance management
a) Black-grass field responses to glyphosate
David Comont,Rothamsted Research

b) Glyphosate resistance AHDB project update
Lynn Tatnell, ADAS

15.25 Chairman’s wrap-up


For further information contact: Moira Hart email: moira@dewpointmarketing.co.uk