Team

 


 

Brad Hanson, Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist

  • Ph.D. 2004. Plant Science, University of Idaho
  • M.S. 1999. Plant Science, University of Idaho
  • B.S. 1996. Agricultural Studies, Iowa State University
Additional Information
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Seth Watkins, Staff Research Associate

    • B.S. Rangeland Resources, Humboldt State University

      UCD Research: Seth conducts herbicide efficacy and crop safety testing in orchard and vineyard cropping systems and supports the field, greenhouse, and laboratory research of other lab members. He also is Field Research Director of the Davis location of the Western Region IR-4 Field Program.

       

      Guy Kyser, Specialist

        • M.S. Ecology, UC Davis
        • B.S. Geology, UC Davis

      UCD Research: Guy is the co-Field Research Director of the Davis location of the Western Region IR-4 Field Program.  He also works in close collaboration with the USDA-ARS Aquatic Weed Management group located at the UC Davis campus.

       

       

      Katie Martin, Ph.D. Student

      • Ph.D. (anticipated 2020) Agriculture and Environmental Chemistry. UC Davis
      • M.S. 2016. Chemistry. Central Michigan University
      • B.S. 2014. Chemistry. Central Michigan University

      UCD Research: Katie’s research is related to the fate of orchard herbicides in the soil environment as influenced by soil type and water quality.


       

      Steven Haring, Ph.D. Student

      Ph.D. (anticipated 2021) Horticulture and Agronomy. UC Davis

      M.S. 2017. Life Science (Weed Science) Virginia Tech
      B.S. 2014. Plant Science. University of Minnesota

      UCD Research: Steven’s research focuses on chemical and non-chemical approaches to weed management in perennial cropping systems.


       

      Drew Wolter, MS Student

      M.S (anticipated 2021) Horticulture and Agronomy. UC Davis

      B.S. 2018. Plant Science, UC Davis

      UCD Research: Drew’s thesis work is focused on the biology and control of  threespike goosegrass in orchard production systems.


       

      Matt Fatino, MS Student

      M.S (anticipated 2021) Horticulture and Agronomy. UC Davis
      B.S. 2019. Crop Sciences. Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

      UCD Research: Matt’s thesis work is focused on the biology and control of branched broomrape in the processing tomato production system.