Travis Legleiter

Travis Legleiter
Extension Assistant Professor

Professional Profile

Extension Specialist, Weed Science, University of Kentucky, 2017-Present

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.

Areas of Interest

Integrated Weed Management

Additional Information

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.

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.