The Worst of the Worst Michigan Weeds!!

Date/Time: 
Jan 22 2018 - 9:00am

These weeds define “really bad” and include, Creeping yellow cress (Rorippa sylvestris L.); mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris L.); red stem filaree (Erodium cicutarium); field horsetail (Equisetum arvense); yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus L.); and Liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) to name a few.  New research to find successful controls will be discussed along with the characteristics that make them “the worst!

Session Track: 
Grower

Presenter

Mathers Environmental Science Services, LLC

Hannah Mathers is currently an independent horticultural researcher in nursery and landscape. From 2000-2014 she was a Professor at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.  Hannah is the recipient of several awards including meritorious service, distinguished contributions, and promotion of diversity. She is a recognized national speaker and writer and is best known for her research in bio-rational, conventional, and alternative weed control in nursery crops and landscapes.   She is also noted for her diagnostic expertise of herbicide damage including drift and woody plant cold stress physiology.