Phil Westra

Philip Westra, Professor of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, College of Agricultural Sciences, Colorado State University, October 26, 2016

Weed Science

Professor and Extension Specialist
112 Weed Lab
970-218-2344 office

Weed Science Lab





Research Interests:

• Biology, ecology, and control of jointed goatgrass in winter wheat
• Research on herbicide resistant weeds
• Precision agriculture weed research
• Herbicide/soil interactions
• Gene flow in winter wheat
• Weed shifts in diverse weed management systems
• Perennial and noxious weed control

Selected Publications:

Belles, D., D. Shaner, P. Westra, G. Brunk. 2006. Comparison of efficacy, absorption and translocation of three glyphosate formulations on velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti). Pest Manag. Sci. 62:1177-1181.

Howatt, K. A., P. Westra and S. J. Nissen. 2006. Ethylene effect on kochia (Kochia scoparia) and emission following dicamba application. Weed Sci. 54:31-37.

Shaner, D. L., P Westra, and S. Nissen. 2006. AMADS Increases the Efficacy of Glyphosate Formulations on Corn. Weed Technology. 20:179-183.

Shaner, D. L., G. Brunk, D. Belles, P. Westra, S. Nissen. 2006. Soil dissipation and biological activity of metolachlor and S-metolachlor in five soils. Pest Manag. Sci. 62:617-623.

Karam, D., P. Westra, S. J. Nissen, S. M. Ward and J. E. F. Figueiredo. 2004. Genetic diversity among proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) biotypes assessed by AFLP technique. Planta Daninha 22(2): 167-174

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