PSM Students get weedy at annual conferences

PSM weed science students placed well in poster and presentation contests at the annual meetings

PSM weed science faculty Dr. Christy Sprague, Dr. Eric Patterson, and Dr. Erin Burns recently returned from the regional, North Central Weed Science Society, and national, Weed Science Society of America, annual meetings, where their students placed well in poster and presentation contests.


Eduardo Rudell - Tracking ALS Resistance in Barnyardgrass using Molecular Markers in Southern Brazil Rice Fields, 1st place in single slide talk contest (Patterson) EduardoPresents.jpg


Ian Waldecker – Management of Problematic Weeds in Truvera Sugarbeet, 3rd place in poster contest (Sprague)


Hannah Johnson - Integrated Strategies to Manage Volunteer Potatoes and Colorado Potato Beetle, 1st place in poster contest (Burns)


Hannah Johnson - Integrated Management of Volunteer Potatoes and Colorado Potato Beetle in Corn, 1st place in oral presentation contest (Burns)

Nick Johnson - Subtelomeric 5-enolpyruvylshikimate-3-phosphate synthase (EPSPS) copy number variation confers glyphosate resistance in Eleusine indica, 2nd place in poster contest (Patterson)


Nash Hart - Using RNA Sequence Transcriptome Analysis to Characterize Genes Associated with Conferring Clopyralid Resistance in Common Ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), 2nd place poster contest (Burns)




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