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BCPC Weeds Review 2018 – 55th Annual Review

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Theme – Building on the basics

The 2018 BCPC Weeds Review is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 7 November 2018 at Rothamsted Research.

Further details about the event and programme will be posted in the near future.

This is an invitation only event. 

Provisional Programme – subject to change

Chairman’s introduction

Weather – Peter Lutman

Biology of weeds – Bob Froud-Williams, consultant

Seedbank management – Bo Melander, Weed Biologist, University of Aarhus

Hygiene and weed spread
Arable 
perspective – Harvest weed seed control – the value of chaff tramlining – Paul Fogg, Frontier
Amenity perspective – Japanese knotweed – Daniel Jones, Advanced Invasives.

Optimising herbicide performance
Pre-ems – ‘slow and low’ campaign – James Thomas, Syngenta
Post ems – Clare Butler-Ellis, Silsoe Spry Applications Unit

Weed identification
Brome ID – Stephen Moss, Consultant
Umbellifers – Sarah Cook , ADAS

Includes a poster session