Travis Legleiter

Travis Legleiter

Extension Assistant Professor

Travis.Legleiter@uky.edu
Phone (270) 365-7541 x218

1205 Hopkinsville Street
PO Box 469 Princeton KY 42445

AREAS OF INTEREST:

Weed control in corn, soybean, and wheat crops.  Emphasis on control of herbicide resistant weeds and evaluation of herbicide application technologies for efficient delivery of product to target plants.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Weed Science Program Specialist.  Purdue University 2012 to 2017

EDUCATION:

Ph.D. Botany and Plant Pathology - Purdue University 2017.
M.S. Plant, Insect, and Microbial Science - University of Missouri 2008.
B.S. Plant Science - University of Missouri 2006.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Outstanding Graduate Student - North Central Weed Science Society
Early Career Award - Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialist Association

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Legleiter, T.R., W.G. Johnson. 2016. Herbicide Coverage in Narrow Row Soybean as Influenced by Spray Nozzle Design and Carrier Volume. Crop Prot. 83:1-8.