Lawrence, KS (PRWEB) October 15, 2012
The Weed Science Society of America and its sister scientific societies in the U.S. and Canada are preparing for annual meetings that will highlight the latest developments in the research and management of weeds and invasive plants.
First up is the 66th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Weed Science Society (CWSS), scheduled for November 12-15 at the Fairmont Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The theme of this year’s event, “Evolution in Action: Changes in Weeds from Crop Domestication to Glyphosate Resistance,” is reflected in a variety of plenary presentations:
“We’re looking forward to an instructive, lively session that will involve scientists, students, educators and professionals who share a common interest in weed science,” says Bill Summers, global technical product manager with E.I. du Pont Canada Company and president of the CWSS.
In addition to the plenary sessions, the meeting will include poster sessions, exhibits and a variety of presentations on weed biology, weed control and regulatory issues. Further information is available at http://www.weedscience.ca/annual-meeting.
Other upcoming weed science annual meetings include:
About the Weed Science Society of America
The Weed Science Society of America, a nonprofit scientific society, was founded in 1956 to encourage and promote the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment. The Weed Science Society of America promotes research, education and extension outreach activities related to weeds, provides science-based information to the public and policy makers, fosters awareness of weeds and their impact on managed and natural ecosystems, and promotes cooperation among weed science organizations across the nation and around the world. For more information, visit http://www.wssa.net.