Plant health and citizen science: ANSES takes part in an operation to detect giant ragweed
ANSES is taking part in a citizen observation mission targeting the giant ragweed plant (Ambrosia trifida) in partnership with the Tela Botanica Association and the Ragweed Observatory.
Ambrosia trifidais an invasive alien species posing a threat to health and agriculture, because it releases pollen that is highly allergenic to humans and colonises crops leading to yield losses.
ANSES recently published a risk analysis report on this ...Read more
Published on 12/07/2018
Opinions and Reports
June 2017 // ReportANSES Opinion and Report on conducting a risk analysis relating to the giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.) in order to formulate management recommendations
February 2017 // OpinionANSES Opinion on "a request for an express risk assessment (ERA) on Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) identified in metropolitan France"
January 2017 // OpinionOpinion of ANSES on the efficacy of the Ophraella communa beetle used as a biological control agent against common ragweed and assessment of the possible associated risks
September 2015 // ReportANSES opinion of "Evaluation of emergency measures to prevent the spread of the pine wood nematode within the European Union"
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