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Maximize your potential with a Doctorate in Plant Soil Sciences with a concentration in Weed Science. Plant and Soil Sciences at Mississippi State University offers interested students the opportunity to work with world class scientists in solving vegetation management problems.
The doctorate program in Weed Science offers students a diversity of problems for dissertation research in vegetation management in agricultural production systems, natural areas, and managed properties in residential and urban areas. A graduate degree in Plant and Soil Sciences with a concentration in weed science gives students knowledge in weed biology, taxonomy and ecology, biological control, cropping systems, integrated management systems, conservation tillage, transgenic crop tolerance, precision technology, and herbicides. The doctoral program is based on a research generated dissertation. Applicants should ensure that appropriate research facilities are available to their location.
The Weed Science doctoral graduate program in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences leads to the Doctor of Philosophy in Plant and Soil Sciences with a concentration in Weed Science.