Weed Research

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Edited By: E.J.P. Marshall

Impact Factor: 1.687

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 21/81 (Agronomy); 79/200 (Plant Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1365-3180

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Weed Research is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes topical and innovative papers on all aspects of weeds, defined as plants that impact adversely on economic, aesthetic or environmental aspects of any system. 

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Reasons to publish in Weed Research

Why not publish your next paper in Weed Research?:

Impact Factor: 2.045

Online submission system: safe, secure and easy to use, the new system streamlines the Editorial process and can be accessed online from anywhere.

Author Services: track your manuscript through the production process from acceptance to final publication and then have the opportunity to email the final version directly to ten people of your choice.

International readership: Weed Research is available in more than 7,000 institutions worldwide.

Direct to desktop: once your paper is published online a link will be automatically emailed to more than 1,400 readers.

Latest News

New Weed Research Virtual Issue in connection with the International Weed Society Congress:

Rice and Weedy Rice
Rice and Weedy Rice

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Weed Research in the news:

Latana rainforest firesThe following paper 'The invasive weed Lantana camara increases fire risk in dry rainforest by altering fuel beds' has been featured by online news site ABC Science.

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Recommended papers

Current statistical issues in Weed Research
A. Onofri, E.A. Carbonell, H-P Piepho, A.M. Mortimer, R.D. Cousens
The correct design of experimental studies, the selection of the appropriate statistical analysis of data and the efficient presentation of results are key to the good conduct and communication of science.
The Editor recommends that authors submitting to Weed Research read this paper!

Trait-based approaches to unravelling the assembly of weed communities and their impact on agro-ecosystem functioning
M L Navas

Weed detection for site-specific weed management: mapping and real-time approaches
F López-Granados

Evaluation of changes in weed flora in arable fields of Nordic countries – based on Danish long-term surveys
C Andreasen, J C Streibig

Climate change and weed adaptation: can evolution of invasive plants lead to greater range expansion than forecasted?
D R Clements, A Ditommaso

Herbicide hormesis – can it be useful in crop production?
R G Belz, N Cedergreen, S O Duke

Prospects for biological control of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Europe: learning from the past
E Gerber, U Schaffner, A Gassmann et al.


The journal will accept short Insights articles covering personal views, new methods and breaking news in weed science.

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Chinese Research

A selection of the top cited Chinese papers published in Weed Research are available to read online.

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