Reid Smeda




Division of Plant Science and Technology

Director of Undergraduate Programs

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Development of alternative weed management systems for corn, soybean and vegetables. Identification of resistance mechanisms in herbicide-resistant weeds. Biology and control of invasive weeds in roadside and other non-crop areas.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Horticulture (Plant Physiology), Purdue University
  • M.S., Horticulture (Weed Sciences), Michigan State University
  • B.S., Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University

Courses taught

  • Principles of Weed Science
  • Weed Science Research Principles and Techniques