Weed Science

Prof. dr. ir. Benny De Cauwer

The Weed Science Unit (WSU) is conducting research in the domain of weed (seed) biology, weed genetics, invasive alien species, herbicide resistance (management),chemical and non-chemical (cultural, biological, mechanical and physical) weed control  tactics within the framework of technically, economically, socially and environmentally sustainable  weed management. Our research focuses on actual and future weed-related challenges and opportunities for integrated weed control in crop and non-crop areas.