About Us

The Weed Science Research Group (CEHERB), created in 2005, is headquartered at the Faculty of Agronomy Eliseu Maciel, University Campus, Federal University of Pelotas, in the city of Capão do Leão. The group brings together professors and researchers from different institutions and cooperates with researchers from different parts of Brazil and the world. Works in the most diverse lines of research and activities in the area of Weed Science. The group stands out for its scientific production, training of human resources and exchange with national and international institutions.


– Train human resources with high quality at all levels, with technical, scientific, moral and ethical values;
– Produce science, solving problems in the short, medium and long term;
– Produce technology for the world of constant changes, focusing on the sustainability of the agricultural sector.