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We are happy to announce an International Webinar entitled ?Parasitic Weeds: know the enemy to combat it?. This international event, jointly organized by CREA-OF and CNR-ISPA, with the support of the BIOTECH project (Mipaaf) and the sponsorship of the European Weed Research Society (EWRS) ? Working Group ?Parasitic Weed?, will be held on 29 June 2021, from 09:00 to 12:30 (Rome time).

The main aim of the webinar is to cover the research area on parasitic weeds, which represent a very serious and often underestimated problem in many countries all over the world, being responsible for serious qualitative and quantitative damages to numerous crops.

The webinar will consist in four lectures held by eminent and internationally renowned experts who will cover various topics concerning parasitic plants, such as strigolactones, physiology, biology and management, interactions with the host, genetics improvement, and crop resistance.