The Weed Science Program area of focus includes agricultural and invasive weed control (chemical, mechanical, cultural, and biological control), weed ecology, weed monitoring and forecasting, vegetation restoration, and integrated control strategies.
Pest Management of Small Grains - Weeds is a section of the Small Grain Production Manual that specifically addresses weeds and weed control.
Encycloweedia is sponsored by the California Department of Food and Agriculture and has a photo gallery and data sheets for identification and management of noxious weeds found in California.
Western Society of Weed Science coordinates efforts in weed management among various states and agencies, fosters and encourages education and research in weed science, and supports solutions to weed problems. Their website has a link to on-line lessons about herbicides.
UC Weed Science Blog
Congratulations to UC Davis weed science graduate student Erika Escalona (Fennimore Lab) for winning 1st place in the student poster presentation category at the 2024 California Plant and Soil Conference on Feb. 6-7, 2024 in Fresno, CA. * * *...
David E. Bayer, UC Davis weed science professor emeritus in the department of Plant Biology, passed away on Jan. 20, 2024, in Davis, CA. His memorial service was on Feb. 2, 2024 at the Davis Cemetery, which was followed by a celebration of life at the...