University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
 
 
 
WilliamWitt

William W. Witt

Emeritus Faculty

 

Directions to University of Kentucky, Lexington, KYUniversity of Kentucky, PSS
Campus LocationPlant Science Building
1405 Veterans Drive (Office:411)
Lexington, KY 40546-0312
Phone(859) 218-0745
Fax(859) 257-7874
Emailwwitt@uky.edu

 

Speciality
Weed Science

Education
B.S. Oklahoma State University, 1969
M.S. Oklahoma State University, 1971
Ph.D. N.C. State University, 1974

Weed Management in Grass Pastures
Vegetation Management in Rights-of-Way
Herbicide Resistant Weeds

Faculty member, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. 1974 to present

 

 

This person page last updated on 2013-03-19



Research/Teaching Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Aiken, G. E., B. Goff, W. W. Witt, B. Sleugh, I. A. Kagan, P. Burch, and F. N. Schrick. 2012. Steer and plant responses to chemical suppression of seedhead emergence in toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue. Crop Science 52(2): 960-969. Published online: doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.07.0377.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Glen Aiken Isabelle Kagan Ben Goff
    Goff, B., G. E. Aiken, W. W. Witt, B. Sleugh, and P. Burch. 2012. Steer consumption and ergovaline recovery from in vitro digested residues of tall fescue seedheads. Crop Science 52(3): 1437-1440. (Ben Goff was a PhD student in Crop Science)
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Glen Aiken Ben Goff
    Norsworthy, J., S. Ward, D. Shaw, R. Llewellyn, T. Nichols, T. Webster, K. Bradley, G. Frisvold, S. Powles, N. Burgos, W. W. Witt*, and M. Barrett. 2012. Reducing the Risks of Herbicide Resistance: Best Management Practices and Recommendations. Weed Science: Special Issue 2012 60: 31-62. Published online: doi: 10.1614/WS-D-11-00155.1.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Michael Barrett
    Tolson, J. A., J. D. Green, W. W. Witt, G. Schwab, and J. Omielan. 2012. Integrated Management Strategies Reduced Tall Ironweed (Vernonia altissima) Populations and Weed Biomass and Improved Tall Fescue (Lolium arundinaceum) Pasture Productivity. Weed Science 60: 106-112. (Joshua Tolson was a PhD student in Crop Science)
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Joseph Omielan Jonathan Green
    Burch, P.L., W.W. Witt, E.S. Hagood, and B.B. Sleugh. 2009. Pasture weed and brush control with herbicide mixtures. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society 62:142.
    Edwards, M.E., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2009. Effect of herbicide application timing on spiny amaranth. Proceedings, North Central Weed Science Society 64:80.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Jonathan Green
    Tolson, J., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2009. Integrated management strategies to reduce weed populations in pastures. North Central Weed Science Society Proceedings 64:79.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Joshua Tolson Jonathan Green
    Witt, W.W., M.P. Blair, T. Saphangthong, and D.M. Fryman. 2008. Weed management in horse pastures following renovation. pp. 14. Proceedings, 5th International Weed Science Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 23-27.
    Main, C.L., T.C. Mueller, R.M. Hayes, J.W. Wilcut, T.F. Peeper, R.E. Talbert, and W.W. Witt. 2004. Sulfentrazone persistence in southern soils: Bioavailable concentration and effect on a rotational cotton crop. Weed Technology 18:346-352.
    Crostser, Michael P., William W. Witt, and Louis A. Spomer. 2003. Neutral density shading and far-red radiation influence black nightshade and eastern black nightshade growth. Weed Science 51:208-215.
    Ferrell, J. A. and William W. Witt 2002. Comparison of glyphosate with other herbicides for weed control in corn: Efficacy and economics Weed Technology: 16 701-706

    Other Research Publications

    Goff, B. M., G. E. Aiken, and W. W. Witt. 2012. Effects of grazing inensity and chemical seed suppression on steers grazing tall fescue pastures. Dow Agrosciences Pasture Summit.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Glen Aiken Ben Goff
    Aiken, G.E., W.W. Witt, B.M. Goff, and I.A. Kagan. 2011. Chemical suppression of seedhead emergence in toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue for improving cattle weight gain and physiology. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, CD-ROM. French Lick, IN, June 12-15.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Glen Aiken Isabelle Kagan Ben Goff
    Goff, B.M., G.E. Aiken, and W.W. Witt. 2011. Ergovaline recovery from digested residues of grazed tall fescue seedheads. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, CD-ROM. French Lick, IN, June 12-15.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Glen Aiken Ben Goff
    Martin, J.R., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2011. Observations concerning herbicide resistant weeds in Kentucky. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society. 64:271.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Richard Green James Martin
    Martin, J.R., J.D. Green, W.W. Witt, and B.P. Patton. 2011. Increasing concerns over Palmer amaranth and water hemp. Proceedings, North Central Weed Science Society. 66:14.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Blake Patton Richard Green James Martin
    Tolson, J.A., J.D. Green, K. Burdine, W.W. Witt, and G. Schwab. 2011. Economic assessment of improved forage productivity using integrated weed management practices in pastures. Proceedings, 51st Weed Science Society of America, Portland, OR, Feb. 7-10.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Jonathan Green
    Martin, J.R., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2010. Observations concerning herbicide resistant weeds in Kentucky. Bayer Pan America Resistance Conference. Miami, FL, January.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Jonathan Green James Martin
    Tolson, J., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2010. Integrated weed management for tall ironweed control and improved pasture productivity. Proceedings, Weed Science Society of America, Denver, CO, February.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Joshua Tolson Jonathan Green
    Carter, S.K., D.W. Williams, C.H. Slack, and W.W. Witt. 2008. Tolerance of seedling turfgrass species to ALS inhibiting herbicides. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society 61:111.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Charles Slack David Williams Sara Lawson
    Fryman, D.M., and W.W. Witt. 2008. Pasture herbicides impact on nitrate accumulation in orchardgrass. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society 61:56.
    Green, J.D., and W.W. Witt. 2008. Management strategies to reduce tall ironweed populations in cool-season grass pastures interseeded with legumes. Weed Science Society of America, Chicago Ill.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Jonathan Green
    Witt, W.W. 2008. Blackberry control in cool-season grass pastures. Proceedings, Southern Weed Science Society 61:161.
    Martin, J.R., J.D. Green, and W.W. Witt. 2007. A year to remember. Proceedings, North Central Weed Science Society 62:184.
    Authors in PSS Dept.: William W. Witt Jonathan Green James Martin

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