Welcome to the Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) website!
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The 22nd Australasian Weeds Conference was held on 25-29 September 2022, Adelaide, SA. The proceedings of this conference are available here. The next conference will be in Brisbane on 25-28 August 2024.
The Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) is an independent body that can express national and regional views on all issues relating to weeds and their management…
Under the CAWS Constitution, the object of CAWS is to encourage and foster the study and promotion of weed science and technology in Australia and New Zealand…
A weed can be defined as any plant that is growing where it is not wanted. More specifically, weeds can be defined as wild plants that cause negative economic, environmental or social impacts…
CAWS publishes proceedings of the Australasian Weeds Conferences and links to the journal Plant Protection Quarterly and a range of books about weeds.