Researchers Associated with the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants - Brett Sellers, Ph.D.

Brett Sellers, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Agronomy

 

 

Discipline Specialization

Extension Focus

Educate cattle ranchers and ranchette owners on cost effective weed control strategies for weed control in pastures and rangeland

  • Evaluate economically relevant weed control programs, which optimize forage production.
  • Identify cost effective weed control programs for forage grasses such as bahiagrass, limpograss, bermudagrass and other commonly grown forages.
  • Identify grazing and fertility management systems that promote forage growth and suppress weed emergence and establishment.

Research Focus

Weed management in pastures and rangeland

  • Identify problematic weeds in pastures and rangeland and implement economically and environmentally sound control measures.
  • Examine weed biology and ecology as related to pasture and rangeland management strategies.
  • Weed control in fence rows and pasture borders.

Invasive weed management

  • Identification of invasive weeds and management strategies, which includes cultural, herbicidal, and biological control methodologies.
  • Biology of invasive plant species.

Contact Information

3401 Experiment Station
Ona, FL 33865
Phone: (863) 735-1314 extension #210
FaX: (863) 735-1930
Email: sellersb@ufl.edu
http://rcrec-ona.ifas.ufl.edu/bs0.html