Ed Peachey

Associate Professor (Practice)
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4045

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Weed Biology and Ecology

Effect of crop and tillage rotations on weed seed survival in row crops.
Role of ground beetles in shaping weed communities.
Factors limiting distribution and efficacy of the bindweed mite Aceria mahlerbae
Establishment of Tyta luctuosa for bindweed suppression in the Willamette Valley.

Weed Control Technology: Development and Extension

Weed control in strip-till and conservation tillage corn.
Alternatives to atrazine in sweet corn.
Evaluation of quinclorac and clopyralid for control of bindweed and suppression of Canada thistle in rhubarb, caneberries and blueberries.
Develop weed control strategies for the processed vegetable industry in Oregon in sweet corn, snap beans, table beets, and cucurbit crops.
Identification of candidate herbicides and coordination of herbicide registrations for specialty crops

Sustainable Vegetable Crop Production

Refinement of Pre-sidedress Nitrogen Test (PSNT) in sweet corn.
Strategies and tools to establish wildlife habitat adjacent to agricultural land.
White mold control in snap beans.

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Deliver core information and technology to reduce the economic losses caused by common and invasive weeds of high value horticulture crops in Oregon.

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