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UW Plant Sciences Posters, Papers Win Regional Competition

April 5, 2016

Three University of Wyoming graduate students took top honors for posters and papers at the March meeting of the Western Society of Weed Science in Albuquerque, N.M.

All are in the Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Ph.D. student Carl Coburn, of Cincinnati, Ohio, earned first in the poster category for “Methods for Confirming Resistance to Different Herbicide Modes of Action: Does One Size Fit All?”

Coburn took second in basic biology and ecology papers for “Experimental Methods for Confirming Resistance to Synthetic Auxin Herbicides.” 

Second place was awarded to Ph.D. student Albert Adjesiwor, of Asesewa, Ghana, for the poster, “Physiological Mechanisms of Shade Avoidance Response in Beta Vulgaris.”

Second place for agronomic crops papers went to master’s student Clint Beiermann, of Big Piney, for “Effect of Winter Wheat Stubble Height on Dry Bean Growth and Development.”

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