Midplains Ag and UNL Extension would like announce another speaker for our August 30th Irrigation Field Day. Stevan Z. Knezevic, professor in the Agronomy Department at UNL, will be presenting on Pesticide and Herbicide Resistance.
Dr. Knezevic is from Serbia, where he received his B.S in Plant Protection at the University of Belgrade in 1986. He achieved his M.S in Crop Science (Weed Science) in 1993 at the University of Guelph. In 1997, he received his Ph.D. in Agronomy (Weed Science) from Kansas State University. His area of focus is integrated weed management.
Dr. Knezevic says, “The objective of my research program is to develop weed control strategies based on a multidisciplinary approach that builds bridges among scientific disciplines, especially between weed/crop ecology and herbicide technology. A single weed control measure is not feasible due to the number of different weed species and their highly variable life cycles. My program, therefore, advocates a combination of weed control methods (the use of many "little hammers"). We conduct weed control studies in field crops (conventional and organic), rangeland, pasture and riparian settings.” - quoted from the UNL website.
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