Skip to content

< Back to Weed Science Homepage

Weed Science Research Group

Our research environments are varied and include the molecular and biochemistry laboratory, field laboratory, glasshouses, greenhouses and out in the paddocks. We are based at the Waite and Roseworthy campuses.

  • Theme Leaders
  • Researchers
    Peter Boutsalis Dr. Peter Boutsalis

    Research Focus:
    • Improved herbicide efficacy and longevity in southern no-till farming systems.
    • Weed Management in southern region mixed farming systems: strategies to combat herbicide resistance.
    Jenna Malone Dr. Jenna Malone

    Research Focus:
    • Mechanisms, evolution and inheritance of resistance.
    Mahima Krishnan Dr. Mahima Krishnan

    Research Focus:
    • Understanding resistance to 2,4-D in common sowthistle: improving activity on resistant populations.
    Dr. Sam Kleemann Dr. Samuel Kleemann

    Research Focus:
    • Improved herbicide efficacy and longevity in southern no-till farming systems.
    • Seed-bank biology of emerging weeds.
    Ben Fleet Mr. Ben Fleet

    Research Focus:
    • Improving IWM practice of emerging weeds in the southern and western regions of Australia
    Dr. Weihua Long

    Dr. Weihua Long

    Visiting Researcher
    from JAAS, China

    Group B post-emergent herbicide resistance in Indian Hedge Mustard.

  • Support
    Fleur Dolman Dr. Fleur Dolman

    Focus:
    Scientific Communications and Project Support
    Geetha Velappan Dr. Geetha Velappan

    Focus:
    Field Laboratory and Glass/Greenhouses
    Ruwan Lenorage Mr. Ruwan Lenorage

    Focus:
    Field Laboratory and Glass/Greenhouses
    Malinee Thongmee Ms. Malinee Thongmee

    Focus:
    Field and Field Laboratory
    Alicia Merriam Ms. Alicia Merriam

    Focus:
    Field and Field Laboratory
  • PhD Candidates
    Hue Thi Dang Ms. Hue Thi Dang

    Thesis Title:
    Investigation of herbicide resistance in Indian hedge mustard
    Charlotte Aves

    Ms. Charlotte Aves

    Thesis Title:
    Glyphosate resistant Flaxleaf fleabane in North East Victoria

    David Brunton

    Mr. David Brunton

    Thesis Title:
    Evolution and management of Group J resistance in annual ryegrass.

Weed Science Research Group People

Standing (L-R): The Duc Ngo, Rupinder Kaur Saini, Geetha Velappan, Hue Dang, Ruwan Lenorage, Christopher Preston, Lovreet Singh Shergill, Fleur Dolman. Sitting (L-R): Peter Boutsalis, Gurjeet Gill, Mahima Krishnan, Jenna Malone.

< Back to Weed Science Homepage

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Address

School of Agriculture Food & Wine
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact

T: +61 8 8313 8149
F: +61 8 8313 7109
email

Student Enquires

T: +61 8 8313 5673
F: +61 8 8313 4386
agfoodwine@adelaide.edu.au