Dr. Bryan Young
Bryan Young is an Associate Professor of Weed Science in the department of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University. Bryan earned his bachelors degree in crop and soil science at Michigan State University and doctorate in crop science (specialization in weed science) from the University of Illinois. His research and education focuses on weed biology and ecology relative to developing effective management strategies in agronomic crops, herbicide application technologies for optimization and stewardship of herbicide use, and the characterization of herbicide-resistant weed biotypes. His goal is to bridge the basic and applied aspects of weed management research to assist in delivering more effective weed management recommendations to crop producers and land managers.