Robert Kremer



Adjunct Professor

Division of Plant Science and Technology

Adjunct Professor

School of Natural Resources

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Specific research interests include: assessment of microorganisms and insects for biological weed control and integration of these organisms with cultural practices such as cover cropping and allelopathy; dynamics of weed seeds in soils and interactions with soil microorganisms; weed seedling ecology and pesticide fates in soil; and impacts of transgenic crops on soil ecology and biological processes.

Robert Kremer is an adjunct professor of soil science in both the Division of Plant Science and the School of Natural Resources. He retired in July 2014 from USDA-ARS after serving as a research microbiologist for 32 years with the Cropping Systems and Water Quality research unit in Columbia, MO.

Educational background

  • Ph.D., Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry, Mississippi State University
  • M.S., Soil Science, University of Missouri
  • B.S., Agronomy, University of Missouri

Courses taught

  • Environmental Soil Microbiology
  • Advanced Weed Science
  • Advanced Sustainable Agriculture