Top Crop Summit 2022 – Eastern Summit
February 16, 2022 at
11:45 a.m. ET
Managing multiple-herbicide-resistant waterhemp
Speaker: Peter Sikkema, Professor, Weed Management – Field Crops, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
This session has been approved for one CCA-CEU in Integrated Pest Management.
Peter Sikkema is a professor in the department of plant agriculture at the University of Guelph’s Ridgetown Campus. He conducts research on weed management in corn, soybean, cereals and edible beans. Peter teaches crop diagnostics and recommendations and herbicide physiology and biochemistry.
Prior to his employment at the University of Guelph, Peter worked for Rhone Poulenc Canada from 1986 to 1988 as product development manager for Canada, and for Union Carbide Agricultural Products Company from 1983 to 1986 as a product development representative.
Peter received his BSc (Agr) in 1981 and MSc (weed physiology) in 1983 from the University of Guelph. In 2002, Peter received his PhD in plant sciences from the University of Western Ontario.
During his career, Peter has published more than 275 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has been an author/co-author on more than 270 oral/poster presentations at scientific conferences. He has supervised 25 graduate students who have completed their studies.
Peter has served on the boards of the Canadian Weed Science Society, the North Central Weed Science Society and the Weed Science Society of America.