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A Sprouting Success

Weed Science Team wins first at NCWSS

The University of Missouri graduate student Weed Science team won first place at the annual North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS) Contest. The team was comprised of graduate plant science students Tye Shauck, Kristin Rosenbaum, Eric Riley and Doug Spaunhorst. Shauck won several individual awards including: overall 1st place graduate individual, 1st place graduate individual in the Herbicide Injury Identification…

Controlling Superweeds

Plant researcher teams with Dow AgroSciences to engineer stronger plants

Zhanyuan Zhang, a research associate professor of plant sciences and director of the MU Plant Transformation Core facility, partnered with research scientists at Dow AgroSciences to engineer soybean plants that can tolerate an alternative herbicide that may help slow the spread of superweeds, such as tall waterhemp.