Prof. Reid Smeda

Prof. Reid Smeda

Reid Smeda is a weed physiologist and has a research and teaching appointment in weed science.

His research focuses on:

  1. Development of alternative weed management systems for corn, soybeans, and vegetables.
  2. Identification of resistance mechanisms in herbicide-resistant weeds.
  3. Biology and control of invasive weeds in roadsides and other non-crop areas.

He teaches Principles of Weed Science and co-instructs a graduate course on Weed Science Research Principles and Techniques. He also serves as the Director for Undergraduate Programs in the Division of Plant Sciences.

Keywords: Alternative weed management systems; Herbicide-resistant weeds; Weed biology and control