Monday, December 4, 2023
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The first scientific symposium on weed resistance to herbicides in the Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP)

The first symposium on weed resistance to herbicides was held in association with the Iranian Society of Weed Science (SWS) and the IRIPP in the presence of Dr. Naeimi, director of the IRIPP, Dr. Ranjbr Aghdam, the head of the Plant Protection Organization (PPO), Dr. Heidari and Dr. Shahrokhi the deputies of the IRIPP, Dr. Mohammad Ali Baghestani, the faculty member of the IRIPP, Dr. Rastgo, director of the specialized working group of the SWS and Dr. Hassan Alizadeh, professor at Tehran University along with the managers, researchers, professors, students, and experts from various government organizations active in this field in person (in Professor Rajabi memorial hall of the IRIPP) and online (through the virtual forum of the SWS) on Tuesday, 21st Feb. 2023.

Dr. Naeimi pointed out the problems and dangers caused by weeds resistant to herbicides and the importance of chemical control and the current state of the phenomenon of weed resistance to herbicides in the world. He considered the existence of a long history of research in the field of weed resistance to herbicides in the country and the formation and coherent communication of working groups expertise in this field as one of the strong points for managing this phenomenon. The director of the IRIPP mentioned the strategies for managing weed resistance to herbicides and emphasized on the integrated pest management including weeds, in order to protect the environment and the health of consumers.