- Author: Brad Hanson
James Schaeffer and his UCCE and CSU Fresno colleagues are conducting a survey to gather information on a relatively new weed problem in orchard crops of the San Joaquin Valley. The species, alkaliweed (Cressa truxillensis) is a native perennial that can be a really difficult weed to control because 1) it is a perennial so not very senstive to PRE herbidies, 2) it is not very sensitive to glyphosate, and 3) it is very tolerant of saline soils where many other plant species do not grow well.
James' request and link to the survey is below
- Author: Gale Perez
This is the second year that Rafael Munhoz Pedroso—a graduate student in Dr. Albert Fischer's lab—was awarded first place by the California Weed Science Society (CWSS) for his student oral research presentation. This year his research work was on Uncovering the Mechanism of Resistance to Propanil in Ricefield Bulrush (Schoenoplectus mucronatus (L.) Palla) from Rice Fields of California.
Graduate students Marcelo Moretti—Dr. Brad Hanson's lab—and Whitney Brim-DeForest—also from the Fischer lab—received first and second place (respectively) for their student research posters....
- Posted by: Gale Perez
From the Fresno State website⋅ Jul 18, 2014 ⋅
A team of three Fresno State plant science students took first place in the weed identification category at the 58th annual Weed Day seminar hosted by University of California, Davis.