Weed Science

About Weed Science at Oregon State University

The Oregon State University Weed Science Group conducts basic and applied research and maintains active Extension programs in partnership with Oregon growers, the agricultural industry, and public agencies. We are a discipline that is spread across...read more


Carol Mallory-Smith of Albany, for her work and research as a weed scientist with OSU, will be honored by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. (Statesman Journal)
“We don’t know where in the whole chain it is,” said Carol Mallory-Smith, the weed science professor at OSU. (Bloomberg)
Stunned researchers at Oregon State University couldn’t help but question themselves. (Oregonian)
The farmer sent samples of these curious plants to Carol Mallory-Smith, a scientist at Oregon State University. (NPR)
Andy Hulting, extension weed specialist at Oregon State University, characterized the loss as “pretty devastating.” (Capital Press)

For Students

Current graduate students and their research