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Jha, Prashant
Associate Professor
Extension Weed Specialist
Associate Chair for Extension and Outreach
Director of Graduate Education-Crop Production & Physiology
Dr.
Prashant
Jha
Office:
3212 Agronomy Hall 716 Farm House Lane
Phone:
+1 515 294 7028
Email:
pjha@iastate.edu
Jha, Prashant
Associate Professor
Extension Weed Specialist
Associate Chair for Extension and Outreach
Director of Graduate Education-Crop Production & Physiology
Dr.
Prashant
Jha
Office:
3212 Agronomy Hall 716 Farm House Lane
Phone:
+1 515 294 7028
Email:
pjha@iastate.edu

About

My research program is focused on improved understanding of weed biology and ecology to develop effective, integrated weed management strategies in corn and soybean production systems of Iowa and Midwest, optimization and stewardship of herbicide application technology and herbicide use, and understanding the evolution of herbicide resistance including genetic/molecular and physiological mechanisms, and other factors influencing weed population dynamics and management in agroecosystems. This includes emphasis on late-season weed seed bank management and reducing weed seed inputs at harvest. My research interest also includes UAV and ground-based hyperspectral imaging and machine learning of weed species in-crop for developing weed maps and for early detection of herbicide-resistant weed biotypes in the field. My statewide extension and outreach program is focused on current and emerging weed problems in Iowa and providing research-based information to growers on cost-effective, multi-tactic approaches for prevention and mitigation of herbicide-resistant weeds in agronomic crop production systems. I serve as the herbicide evaluation and demonstration program leader, with the ultimate aim to develop cost-effective and sustainable weed control recommendations for corn and soybean producers in Iowa. My programming supports extension, agribusiness, governmental agency programs, and other educational needs throughout Iowa.

People

Yadav, Ramawatar
Office:
Office: 3501, Agronomy $ 716 Farm House Ln
Email:
ryadav@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
Dearden, Edward
Office:
3501 Agronomy Hall
Phone:
+1 267 566 8421
Email:
dearden@iastate.edu
Agricultural Specialist IV
Franzenburg, Damian
Office:
2515 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-5358
Email:
dfranzen@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
Hamberg, Ryan
Office:
3501 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
641-233-8931
Email:
rhamberg@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
Meadows, Alexis
Office:
3501 Agronomy $ 716 Farm House Ln
Email:
ameadows@iastate.edu
Research Associate I
Macvilay, Iththiphonh
Office:
2025 Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-2613
Email:
iam1@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
Schleich, Austin
Office:
Agronomy Hall 716 Framhouse Ln
Email:
schleich@iastate.edu
Professor and Chair
Lamkey, Kendall
Office:
2104b Agronomy 716 Farm House Ln
Phone:
(515) 294-7840
Email:
krlamkey@iastate.edu