Waite Agriculture, Food and Wine Seminar Series
Sep 27, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Please come along to this campus-wide seminar series. One week we will hear from a group leader or a visitor to the campus and the following week from two ECR/MCRs from the Waite Future Leaders cohort. Come and hear about great science going on across the campus, up the road or across the sea! Expand your network and find new collaborators!
Everyone is welcome to a shared morning tea (please bring your own coffee cup) following the seminar.
WHEN: Thursday 27th September. 10:30am Seminar, 11:15am morning tea
WHERE: Plant Research Centre Auditorium
SPEAKER: Dr Chris Preston, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, The University of Adelaide
TITLE: From paddock to plate and back: getting weeds their just deserts
About the Speaker
Dr. Chris Preston is Associate Professor of weed management at the University of Adelaide. He works on understanding and management of herbicide resistant weeds. Current research projects include IWM in southern farming systems to combat herbicide resistance, Improved herbicide efficacy and longevity in southern no-till farming systems, Improving IWM practice of emerging weeds in the southern and western regions and Mechanisms, Evolution and inheritance of resistance. He also chairs the Australian Glyphosate Sustainability Working Group.