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  • The University of Western Australia (M086), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

20172022
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Biography

Professor of Crop Weed Science, School of Agriculture & Environment, Faculty of Science, and Director of AHRI, the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative

Roles and responsibilities

Professor of Crop Weed Science, School of Agriculture & Environment

Director of AHRI, the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative

Research

Leading a national research and communication team, with activities ranging from fundamental research on biochemical and molecular resistance mechanism through to biology and population ecology of major crop weed species through to herbicide and non-herbicidal management strategies, tactics, and practises

Refereed publications:

Scientific articles

1.     Beckie, H. J. and McKercher, R. B. 1989. Soil residual properties of DPX-A7881 (Muster) under laboratory conditions. Weed Sci. 37:412-418.

2.    Beckie, H. J. and McKercher, R. B. 1990. Mobility of two sulfonylurea herbicides in soil. J. Agric. Food Chem. 38:310-315.

3.     Beckie, H. J., Friesen, L. F., Nawolsky, K. M. and Morrison, I. N. 1990. A rapid bioassay to detect trifluralin-resistant green foxtail (Setaria viridis). Weed Technol. 4:505-508.

4.    Beckie, H. J. and Morrison, I. N. 1993. Effect of ethalfluralin and other herbicides on trifluralin-resistant green foxtail (Setaria viridis). Weed Technol. 7:6-14.

5.    Beckie, H. J. and Morrison, I. N. 1993. Effective kill of trifluralin-susceptible and -resistant green foxtail (Setaria viridis). Weed Technol. 7:15-22.

6.    Moulin, A. P. and Beckie, H. J. 1993. Evaluation of the CERES and EPIC models for predicting spring wheat grain yield over time. Can. J. Plant Sci. 73:713-719.

7.    Beckie, H. J., Moulin, A. P., Campbell, C. A. and Brandt, S. A. 1995. Testing effectiveness of four simulation models for estimating nitrates and water in two soils. Can. J. Soil Sci. 75:135-143.

8.    Beckie, H. J. and Ukrainetz, H. 1995. Lime-amended acid soil has elevated pH 30 years later. Can. J. Soil Sci. 76:59-61.

9.    Beckie, H. J. and Brandt, S. A. 1996. Sunola response to nitrogen fertilization. Can. J. Plant Sci. 76:783-789.

10.    Beckie, H. J. and Brandt, S. A. 1997. Nitrogen contribution of field pea in annual cropping systems. 1. Nitrogen residual effect. Can. J. Plant Sci. 77:311-322. 

11.    Beckie, H. J., Brandt, S. A., Schoenau, J  J., Campbell, C. A., Henry, J. L. and Janzen, H. H. 1997. Nitrogen contribution of field pea in annual cropping systems. 2. Total nitrogen benefit. Can. J. Plant Sci. 77:323-331.

12.    Beckie, H. J., Moulin, A. P. and Pennock, D. J. 1997. Strategies for variable rate nitrogen fertilization in hummocky terrain. Can. J. Soil Sci. 77:589-595.                                                                                 

13.    Beckie, H. J., Schlechte, D., Moulin, A. P., Gleddie, S. C. and Pulkinen, D. A. 1998. Response of alfalfa to inoculation with Penicillium bilaii (Provide). Can. J. Plant Sci. 78:91-102.

14.    Kirkland, K. J. and Beckie, H. J. 1998. Contribution of nitrogen fertilizer placement to weed management in spring wheat (Triticum aestivum). Weed Technol. 12:507-514.          

15.    Stevenson, F. C., Johnston, A. M., Beckie, H. J., Brandt, S. A. and Townley-Smith, L. 1998. Cattle manure as a nutrient source for barley and oilseed crops in zero and conventional tillage systems. Can. J. Plant Sci. 78:409-416.

16.    Beckie, H. J., Thomas, A. G., Légère, A., Kelner, D. J., Van Acker, R. C. and Meers, S. 1999. Nature, occurrence, and cost of herbicide-resistant wild oat (Avena fatua) in small-grain production areas. Weed Technol. 13:612-625.                                                                            

17.    Beckie, H. J., Thomas, A. G. and Légère, A. 1999. Nature, occurrence, and cost of herbicide-resistant green foxtail (Setaria viridis) across Saskatchewan ecoregions. Weed Technol. 13:626-631.

18.    Beckie, H. J., Chang, F. and Stevenson, F. C. 1999. The effect of labeling herbicides with their site of action: A Canadian perspective. Weed Technol. 13:655-661.

19.    Warwick, S. I., Beckie, H. J. and Small, E. 1999. Transgenic crops - new weed problems for Canada? Phytoprotection 80:71-84.

20.    Beckie, H. J. and Jana, S. 2000. Selecting for triallate resistance in wild oat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 80:665-667.

21.    Légère, A., Beckie, H. J., Stevenson, F. C. and Thomas, A. G. 2000. Survey of management practices affecting the occurrence of wild oat (Avena fatua) resistance to acetyl-CoA carboxylase inhibitors. Weed Technol. 14:366-376.

22.    Warwick, S. I., Beckie, H. J., Thomas, A. G. and McDonald, T. 2000. The biology of Canadian weeds. 8. Sinapis arvensis L. (updated). Can. J. Plant Sci. 80:939-961.

23.    Beckie, H. J. , Thomas, A. G. and Stevenson, F. C. 2001. Survey of herbicide-resistant wild oat (Avena fatua) in two townships in Saskatchewan. Can. J. Plant Sci. 82:463-471.       

24.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M. and Tardif, F. J. 2001. Impact and management of herbicide-resistant weeds in Canada. Proc. Brighton Crop Prot. Conf. - Weeds. British Crop Protection Council, Farnham, Surrey, UK. pp. 747-754.

25.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M. and Warwick, S. I. 2001. Impact of herbicide-resistant crops as weeds in Canada. Proc. Brighton Crop Prot. Conf. - Weeds. British Crop Protection Council, Farnham, Surrey, UK. pp. 135-142.

26.    Beckie, H. J. and Holm, F. A. 2002. Response of wild oat (Avena fatua) to residual and non-residual herbicides in canola (Brassica napus) in western Canada. Can. J. Plant Sci. 82:797-802.

27.    Zand, E. and Beckie, H. J. 2002. Competitive ability of hybrid and open-pollinated canola (Brassica napus) with wild oat (Avena fatua). Can. J. Plant Sci. 82:473-480.

28.    Zand, E., Beckie, H. J., Myhre, C. D. and Loeppky, H. A. 2002. Response of two Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) varieties to herbicides. Can. J. Plant Sci. 82:625-628.

29.    Beckie, H. J. and Kirkland, K. J. 2003. Implication of reduced herbicide rates on resistance enrichment in wild oat (Avena fatua). Weed Technol. 17:138-148.

30.    Warwick, S. I., Simard, M. J., Légère, A., Beckie, H. J., Braun, L., Mason, P., Zhu, B., Séguin-Swartz, G. and Stewart, C. N. 2003. Hybridization between transgenic Brassica napus L. and its wild relatives: B. rapa L., Erucastrum gallicum (Willd.) O.E. Schulz, Raphanus raphanistrum L., and Sinapis arvensis L. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:528-539.

31.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Nair, H. and Séguin-Swartz, G. 2003. Gene flow in commercial fields of herbicide-resistant canola (Brassica napus). J. Ecol. Appl. 13:1276-1294.

32.    Beckie, H. J., Séguin-Swartz, G., Nair, H., Warwick, S. I. and Johnson, E. 2003. Multiple herbicide-resistant canola (Brassica napus) can be controlled by alternative herbicides. Weed Sci. 52:152-157.

33.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M., Meers, S., Laslo, J. J. and Stevenson, F. C. 2004. Management practices influencing herbicide resistance in wild oat (Avena fatua). Weed Technol. 18:853-859.

34.    Blackshaw, R. E., Beckie, H. J., Molnar, L. J., Entz, T. and Moyer, J. R. 2005. Combining agronomic practices and herbicides improves weed management in wheat-canola rotations within zero-tillage production systems. Weed Sci. 53:528-535.

35.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M. and Schuba, B. 2005. Patch management of herbicide-resistant wild oat (Avena fatua). Weed Technol. 19:697-705.

36.    Warwick, S. I., Sauder, C. and Beckie, H. J. 2005.  Resistance in Canadian biotypes of wild mustard (Sinapis arvensis) to acetolactate synthase inhibiting herbicides. Weed Sci. 53:631-639.

37.    Légère, A., Simard, M-J., Johnson, E., Stevenson, F. C., Beckie, H. and Blackshaw, R. E 2006. Control of volunteer canola with herbicides: effects of plant growth stage and cold acclimation. Weed Technol. 20:485-493.

38.    Smith, E. G., Upadhyay, B. M., Blackshaw, R. E., Beckie, H. J., Harker, K. N. and Clayton, G. W. 2006.  Economic benefits of integrated weed management systems for field crops in the dark brown and black soil zones of western Canada. Can. J. Plant Sci. 86:1273-1279.

39.    Beckie, H. J. 2006. Book review: Topical reviews in agricultural biodiversity: issues on gene flow and germplasm management. M. Carmen De Vicente, ed. J. Agric. Sci. (Cambridge) 144:377.

40.    Beckie, H. J. 2007. Introduction to the symposium Grass Weed Resistance: Fighting Back. Weed Technol. 21:289.

41.    Beckie, H. J. 2007. Beneficial management practices to combat herbicide-resistant grass weeds in the Northern Great Plains. Weed Technol. 21:290-299.

42.    Yoshimura, Y., Beckie, H. J. and Matsuo, K. 2007. Transgenic oilseed rape along transportation routes and port of Vancouver in western Canada. Environ. Biosafety Res. 5:67-75.

43.    Malhi, S. S., Johnston, A. M., Loeppky, H., Vera, C. L., Beckie, H. J. and Bandara, P. M. S. 2007. Immediate effects of time and method of alfalfa termination on soil mineral nitrogen, moisture, weed control, and seed yield, quality, and nitrogen uptake. J. Plant Nutr. 30:1059-1081.

44.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M., Tardif, F. J. and Séguin-Swartz, G. 2007. Acetolactate synthase inhibitor-resistant stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense L.) in Alberta. Can. J. Plant Sci. 87: 965-972.

45.    Beckie, H. J., Johnson, E. N., Blackshaw, R. E. and Gan, Y. 2008. Weed suppression by canola and mustard cultivars. Weed Technol. 22:182-185.

46.    Beckie, H. J., Johnson, E. N., Blackshaw, R. E. and Gan, Y. 2008. Productivity and quality of canola and mustard cultivars under weed competition. Can. J. Plant Sci. 88:367-372.

47.    Blackshaw, R. E., Harker, K. N., O'Donovan, J. T., Beckie, H. J. and Smith. E. G. 2008. Ongoing development of integrated weed management systems on the Canadian Prairies. Weed Sci. 56:146-150.

48.    Beckie, H. J., Leeson, J. Y., Thomas, A. G., Brenzil, C. A., Hall, L. M., Holzgang, G., Lozinski, C. and Shirriff, S. 2008. Weed resistance monitoring in the Canadian Prairies. Weed Technol. 22:530-543.

49.    Warwick, S. I., Xu, R., Sauder, C. and Beckie, H. J. 2008. Acetolactate synthase target-site mutations and single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping in ALS-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia). Weed Sci. 56:797-806.

50.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2008. Reply to commentary by Colbach; Simple to complex: modelling crop pollen-mediated gene flow. Plant Sci. 175:630.

51.    Beckie, H. J., Leeson, J. Y., Thomas, A. G., Hall, L. M. and Brenzil, C. A. 2008. Risk assessment of weed resistance in the Canadian prairies. Weed Technol. 22:741-746.

52.    Friesen, L. F., Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I. and Van Acker, R. C. 2009. The biology of Canadian weeds. 138. Kochia scoparia (L.) Schrad. Can. J. Plant Sci. 89:141-167.

53.    Beckie, H. J. and Francis, A. 2009. The biology of Canadian weeds. 65. Salsola tragus L. (updated). Can. J. Plant Sci. 89:775-789.

54.    Beckie, H. J. 2009. Herbicide resistance in weeds: influence of farm practices. Prairie Soils & Crops: Scientific Perspectives for Innovative Management. Issue 2. Weeds, Herbicides and Management. Saskatchewan Soil Conservation Association, Indian Head, SK. Available: www.prairiesoilsandcrops.ca.

55.    Beckie, H. J. and Reboud, X. 2009. Selecting for weed resistance: herbicide rotation and mixture. Weed Technol. 23:363-370.

56.    Beckie, H. J. and Warwick, S. I. 2010. Persistence of an oilseed rape transgene in the environment. Crop Prot. 29:509-512.

57.    Warwick, S. I., Sauder, C. A. and Beckie, H. J. 2010. Acetolactate synthase (ALS) target-site mutations in ALS inhibitor-resistant Russian thistle (Salsola tragus). Weed Sci. 58:244-251.

58.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Sauder, C. A., Lozinski, C. and Shirriff, S. 2011. Occurrence and molecular characterization of acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibitor-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia) in western Canada. Weed Technol. 25:170-175.

59.    Beckie, H. J., Harker, K. N., Hall, L. M., Holm, F. A. and Gulden, R. H. 2011. Risk assessment of glyphosate resistance in western Canada. Weed Technol. 25:159-164.

60.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Sauder, C. A., Hall, L. M., Harker, K. N. and Lozinski. C. 2011. Pollen-mediated gene flow in commercial fields of spring wheat in western Canada. Crop Sci. 51:306-313.

61.    Beckie, H. J., Harker, K. N., Légère, A., Morrison, M. J., Séguin-Swartz, G. and Falk, K. C. 2011. GM canola: the Canadian experience. Farm Policy J. 8:43-49.

62.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I. and Sauder, C. A. 2012. Basis for herbicide resistance in Canadian populations of wild oat (Avena fatua). Weed Sci. 60:10-18.

63.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I. and Sauder, C. A. 2012. Acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibitor-resistant wild buckwheat (Polygonum convolvulus) in Alberta. Weed Technol. 26:156-160.

64.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Sauder, C. A., Kelln, G. M. and Lozinski, C. 2012. Acetolactate synthase inhibitor-resistant false cleavers (Galium spurium) in western Canada. Weed Technol. 26:151-155.

65.    Harker, K. N., O’Donovan, J. T., Blackshaw, R. E., Beckie, H. J., Mallory-Smith, C. and Maxwell, B. D. 2012. Our view. Weed Sci. 60:143-144.

66.    Beckie, H. J. and Shirriff, S. 2012. Site-specific wild oat (Avena fatua L.) management. Can. J. Plant Sci. 92:923-931.

67.    Beckie, H. J., Johnson, E. N. and Légère, A. 2012. Negative cross-resistance of acetolactate synthase inhibitor-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia) to protoporphyrinogen oxidase- and hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase-inhibiting herbicides. Weed Technol. 26:570-574.

68.    Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Hall, L. M. and Harker, K. N. 2012. Pollen-mediated gene flow in wheat fields in Western Canada. AgBioForum 15:36-43.

69.    Beckie, H. J., Francis, A. and Hall, L. M. 2012. The biology of Canadian weeds. 27. Avena fatua L. (updated). Can. J. Plant Sci. 92:1329-1357.

70.    Beckie, H. J., Lozinski, C, Shirriff, S. and Brenzil, C. A. 2013. Herbicide-resistant weeds in the Canadian Prairies: 2007 to 2011. Weed Technol. 27:171-183.

71.    Légère, A., Stevenson, F. C., Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Johnson, E. N., Hrynewich, B. and Lozinski, C. 2013. Growth characterization of kochia (Kochia scoparia) with substitutions at Pro197 or Trp574 conferring resistance to acetolactate synthase-inhibiting herbicides. Weed Sci. 61:267-276.

72.    Beckie, H. J., Blackshaw, R. E., Low, R., Hall, L. M., Sauder, C. A., Martin, S., Brandt, R. and Shirriff, S. 2013. Glyphosate- and acetolactate synthase inhibitor-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia) in western Canada. Weed Sci. 61:310-318.

73.    Séguin-Swartz, G., Beckie, H. J., Warwick, S. I., Roslinsky, V., Nettleton, J. A., Johnson, E. N. and Falk, K. C. 2013. Pollen-mediated gene flow between glyphosate-resistant Brassica napus canola and B. juncea and B. carinata mustard crops under large-scale field conditions in Saskatchewan. Can. J. Plant Sci. 93: 1083-1087.

74.    Hall, L. M., Beckie, H. J., Low, R., Shirriff, S. W., Blackshaw, R. E., Kimmel, N. and Neeser, C. 2014. Survey of glyphosate-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia L. Schrad.) in Alberta. Can. J. Plant Sci. 94:127-130.

75.    Beckie, H. J., Sikkema, P. H., Soltani, N., Blackshaw, R. E. and Johnson, E. N. 2014. Environmental impact of glyphosate-resistant weeds in Canada. Weed Sci. 62:385-392.

76.    Tidemann, B. D., Hall, L. M., Johnson, E. N., Beckie, H. J., Sapsford, K. L. and Raatz, L. L. 2014. Efficacy of fall- and spring-applied pyroxasulfone for herbicide-resistant weeds in field pea. Weed Technol. 28:351-360.

77.    Tozzi, E., Beckie, H. J., Weiss, R., Gonzolez-Andujar, J. L., Storkey, J., Cici, S. Z. H. and Van Acker, R. C.  2014. Seed germination response to temperature for a range of international populations of Conyza canadensis. Weed Res. 54:178-185.

78.    Beckie, H. J., Johnson, E. N., Leeson, J. Y., Shirriff, S. W. and Kapiniak, A. 2014. Selection and evolution of acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC)-inhibitor resistance in wild oat (Avena fatua L.) in a long-term alternative cropping systems study. Can. J. Plant Sci. 94:727-731.

79.    Tidemann, B. D., Hall, L. M., Johnson, E. N., Beckie, H. J., Sapsford, K. L., Willenborg, C. J. and Raatz, L. L. 2014. Additive efficacy of soil-applied pyroxasulfone and sulfentrazone combinations. Can. J. Plant Sci. 94:1245-1253.

80.    Burton, N., Shirriff, S. W. and Beckie, H. J. 2014. Response of glyphosate-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia L. Schrad.) to alternative herbicides. Can. J. Plant Sci. 94:1407-1411.

81.    Pratchler, J., Shirriff, S. W. and Beckie, H. J. 2014. Quick test for qualitative detection of glyphosate-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia L. Schrad.). Can. J. Plant Sci. 94:1413-1417.

82.    Beckie, H. J., Gulden, R. H., Shaikh, N., Johnson, E. N., Willenborg, C. J., Brenzil, C. A., Shirriff, S. W., Lozinski, C. and Ford, G. 2015. Glyphosate-resistant kochia (Kochia scoparia) in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Can. J. Plant Sci.: 95:345-349.

83.    Beckie, H. J., Blackshaw, R. E., Hall, L. M. and Johnson, E. N. 2016. Pollen- and seed-mediated gene flow in kochia (Kochia scoparia). Weed Sci. 64:624-633.

84.    Mangin, A. R., Hall, L. M. and Beckie, H. J. 2016. Triallate-resistant wild oat (Avena fatua L.): unexpected resistance to pyroxasulfone and sulfentrazone. Can. J. Plant Sci. 97:20-25.

85.    Burton, N. R., Beckie, H. J., Willenborg, C. J., Shirtliffe, S. J., Schoenau, J. J. and Johnson, E. N. 2016. Evaluating seed shatter of economically important weed species. Weed Sci. 64:673-682.

86.    Burton, N. R., Beckie, H. J., Willenborg, C. J., Shirtliffe, S. J., Schoenau, J. J. and Johnson, E. N. 2017. Seed shatter of six economically important weed species in producer fields in Saskatchewan. Can. J. Plant Sci. 97:266-276.

87.    Mangin, A. R., Hall, L. M., Schoenau, J. J. and Beckie, H. J. 2017. Influence of tillage on control of wild oat (Avena fatua) by the soil-applied herbicide pyroxasulfone. Weed Sci. 65:266-274.

88.    Martin, S. L., Benedict, L., Sauder, C. A., Wei, W., deCosta, L. O., Hall, L. M. and Beckie, H. J. 2017. Glyphosate resistance reduces kochia fitness: comparison of segregating resistant and susceptible F2 populations. Plant Sci. 261:69-79.

89.    Tidemann, B. D., Hall, L. M., Harker, K. N., Beckie, H. J., Johnson, E. N. and Stevenson, F. C. 2017. Suitability of wild oat (Avena fatua), false cleavers (Galium spurium) and volunteer canola (Brassica napus) for harvest weed seed control in western Canada. Weed Sci. 65:769-777.

90.    Tidemann, B. D., Hall, L. M., Harker, K. N. and Beckie, H. J. 2017. Potential benefit and risk of fluridone as a fall germination stimulant in western Canada. Weed Technol. 31:773-780.

91.    Beckie, H. J., Blackshaw, R. E., Harker, K. N. and Tidemann, B. D. 2017. Weed seed shatter in spring wheat in Alberta. Can. J. Plant Sci. 98:107-114.

92.    Tidemann, B. D., Hall, L. M., Harker, K. N. and Beckie, H. J. 2017. Factors affecting weed seed devitalization with the Harrington Seed Destructor. Weed Sci. 65:650-658.

93.    Beckie, H. J., Blackshaw, R. E., Leeson, J. Y., Stahlman, P. W., Gaines, T. A., and Johnson, E. N. 2018. Seed bank persistence, germination and early growth of glyphosate-resistant Kochia scoparia. Weed Res. 58:177-187.

94.     Mangin, A. R., Hall, L. M., Schoenau, J. J., and Beckie, H. J. 2018. Influence of tillage, vertical seed distribution and pyroxasulfone application timing and rate on control of wild oat (Avena fatua L.). Can. J. Plant Sci. 98:601-608.

 

Reviews

1.    Beckie, H. J., Heap, I. M., Smeda, R. J. and Hall, L. M. 2000. Screening for herbicide resistance in weeds. Weed Technol. 14:428-445.

2.   Beckie, H. J. 2006.Herbicide-resistant weeds: management tactics and practices. Weed Technol. 20:793-814.

3.   Beckie, H. J., Harker, K. N., Hall, L. M., Warwick, S. I., Légère, A., Sikkema, P. H., Clayton, G. W., Thomas, A. G., Leeson, J. Y., Séguin-Swartz, G. and Simard, M.-J. 2006. A decade of herbicide-resistant crops in Canada. Can. J. Plant Sci. 86:1243-1264.

4.    Beckie, H. J. and Owen, M. D. K. 2007. Herbicide-resistant crops as weeds in North America. CAB Rev: Pers. Agric., Vet. Sci., Nutr. Nat. Resourc. 2:1-22.

5.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2008. Simple to complex: modelling crop pollen-mediated gene flow. Plant Sci. 175:615-628.

6.    Warwick, S. I., Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2009. Gene flow, invasiveness and ecological impact of genetically modified crops. The Year in Evolutionary Biology 2009: Ann.N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1168:72-99.

7.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M., Simard, M.-J., Leeson, J. Y. and Willenborg, C. J. 2010. A framework for postrelease environmental monitoring of second-generation crops with novel traits. Crop Sci. 50:1587-1604.

8.    Beckie, H. J. 2011. Herbicide-resistant weed management: focus on glyphosate. Pest Manag. Sci. 67:1037-1048.

9.    Beckie, H. J. and Tardif, F. J. 2013. Herbicide cross resistance in weeds. Crop Prot. 35:15-28.

10.   Beckie, H. J. 2013. Herbicide-resistant (HR) crops in Canada: HR gene effects on yield performance. Prairie Soils & Crops J. 6:33-39.

11.    Busi, R., Vila-Aiub, M. M., Beckie, H., Gaines, T. A., Goggin, D. E., Kaundun, S. S., Lacoste, M., Neve, P., Nissen, S. J., Norsworthy, J. K., Renton, M., Shaner, D. L., Tranel, P. J.,       Wright, T., Yu, Q. and Powles, S. B. 2013. Herbicide-resistant weeds: from research and knowledge to future needs. Evol. Appl. 6:1218-1221.

12.    Shaner, D. L. and Beckie, H. J. 2014. The future for weed control and technology. Pest Manag. Sci. 70:1329-1339.

13.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2014. Genetically-modified herbicide-resistant (GMHR) crops a two-edged sword? An Americas perspective on development and effect on weed management. Crop Prot. 66:40-45.

14.    Ward, S. M., Cousens, R. D., Bagavathiannan, M. V., Barney, J. N., Beckie, H. J. et al. 2014. Agricultural weed research: a critique and two proposals. Weed Sci. 62: 672-678.

15.    Owen, M.D.K, Beckie, H. J., Leeson, J. Y., Norsworthy, J. K. and Steckel, L. E. 2015. Integrated pest management and weed management in the United States and Canada. Pest Manag. Sci. 71:357-376.

16.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2015. The biological and agronomic (non) sense of ex-ante coexistence measures. Crop Sci. 55:2215-2224.

17.    Lamichhane, J. R., Devos, Y., Beckie, H. J., Owen, M.D.K., Tillie, P., Messean, A. and Kudsk, P. 2016. Integrated weed management systems with herbicide-tolerant crops in the European Union: lessons learnt from home and abroad. Crit. Rev. Biotechnol. DOI: 10.1080/07388551.2016.1180588.

18.    Beckie, H. J. and Harker, K. N. 2017. Our top 10 resistant weed management practices. Pest Manag. Sci. 73:1045-1052.

19.     Walsh, M. J., Broster, J. C., Schwartz-Lazaro, L. M., Norsworthy, J. K., Davis, A. S., Tidemann, B. D., Beckie, H. J., Lyon, D. J., Soni, N., Neve, P. and Bagavathiannan, M. V. 2018. Opportunities and challenges for harvest weed seed control in global cropping systems. Pest Manag Sci. 

 

Book Chapters

1.    Morrison, I. N., Beckie, H. J. and Nawolsky, K. M. 1991. The occurrence of trifluralin resistant green foxtail (Setaria viridis) in western Canada. In J. C. Caseley, G. W. Cussans, and R. K. Atkin, eds. Herbicide Resistance in Weeds and Crops. Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., Oxford. pp. 67-75.

2.    Campbell, C. A., Jame, Y. W., Akinremi, O. O. and Beckie, H. J.  1994. Evaluating potential nitrogen mineralization for predicting fertilizer nitrogen requirements of long-term field experiments. Pages 81-100 In Soil Testing: Prospects for Improving Nutrient Recommendations. Soil Science Society of America Spec. Publ. 40, Madison, WI.

3.    Hall, L., Beckie, H. and Wolf, T. M. 1999. How Herbicides Work: Biology to Application. Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Edmonton, AB.134 p. ISBN 0-7732-6131-1.

4.    Beckie, H. J., Hall, L. M. and Tardif, F. J. 2001. Herbicide resistance in Canada - where are we today? Pages 1-36 In R.E. Blackshaw and L.M. Hall, eds. Integrated Weed management: Explore the Potential. Expert Committee on Weeds, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC.

5.    Hall, L., Good, A., Beckie, H. J. and Warwick, S. I. 2003. Gene flow in herbicide-resistant canola (Brassica napus): The Canadian experience. Pages 57-66 In T. Lelley, E. Balázs and M. Tepfer, eds. Ecological Impact of GMO Dissemination in Agro-Ecosystems. OECD, Grossrussback, Austria.

6.    Warwick, S. I., Beckie, H. J., Simard, M. J., Légère, A., Nair, H. and Séguin-Swartz, G. 2004. Environmental and agronomic consequences of herbicide-resistant (HR) canola in Canada. Pages 323-338 In H. C. M. den Nijs, D. Bartsch and J. Sweet, eds. Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into Wild Relatives. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK.

7.    Beckie, H. J. and Gill, G. S. 2006. Strategies for managing herbicide-resistant weeds. Pages 581-626 In H.P. Singh, D.R. Batish and R.K. Kohli, eds. Handbook of Sustainable Weed Management. The Haworth Press, Inc., New York, NY.

8.    Roman, E. S., Vargas, L., Rizzardi, M. A., Hall, L., Beckie, H., Wolf, T. M. 2005.  Como Funcionam Os Herbicidas: Da Biologia À Apliação. Embrapa Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Trigo, Passo Fundo-RS-Brazil (in Portuguese; expanded version of: How Herbicides Work: Biology to Application  ©1999). 150 p.

9.    Harker, K. N., Clayton, G. W. and Beckie, H. J. 2007. Weed management with herbicide-resistant crops in western Canada. Pages 15-32 In R. H. Gulden and C. J. Swanton, eds. The First Decade of Herbicide-Resistant Crops in Canada. Topics in Canadian Weed Science. Vol. 4. Canadian Weed Science Society, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec.

10.    Beckie, H. J. 2007. Managing graminicide resistance: acetyl-CoA carboxylase inhibitors. Topics in Canadian Weed Science. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB.

11.    Harker, K. N., Blackshaw, R. E., Beckie, H. J. and O’Donovan, J. T. 2009. Weed invasions in western Canada cropping systems. Pages 151-166 In Inderjit, ed. Management of Invasive Weeds. Springer Publ. Co., London.

12.    Beckie, H. J., Weiss, R. M., Leeson, J. Y. and Olfert, O. O. 2012. Range expansion of kochia (Kochia scoparia) in North America under a changing climate. In Ivany, J. A. and Blackshaw, R. E., eds. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 8. Climate Change and the Canadian Agricultural Environment. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB. 88 p.

13.    Leeson, J. Y. and Beckie, H. J.2012. Influence of climate on weed distribution in the Canadian Prairies. In Ivany, J. A. and Blackshaw, R. E., eds. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 8. Climate Change and the Canadian Agricultural Environment. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB. 88 p.

14.    Olfert, O. O., Weiss, R. M., Turkington, K., Beckie, H. J. and Kriticos, D.  2012. Bio-climatic approach to assessing the potential impact of climate change on representative crop pests in North America. In Ivany, J. A. and Blackshaw, R. E., eds. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 8. Climate Change and the Canadian Agricultural Environment. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB. 88 p.

15.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2012 (Eds.). New crops and crops with second-generation traits: weed management challenges. Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 9. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB. 101 p.

16.    Beckie, H. J. and Hall, L. M. 2012. Symposium introduction. New crops and crops with second-generation traits: weed management challenges. Pages 1-4 In Topics in Canadian Weed Science, Vol. 9. Canadian Weed Science Society, Pinawa, MB.

17.    Leeson, J. Y. and Beckie, H. J. 2014. Chapter 8. Experiences with integrated weed management and pesticide use in the Canadian Prairies. Pages 201-219 In Integrated Pest Management – Experiences with Implementation, Vol. 4. Springer Publishers, New York.

18.    Beckie, H. J. 2014. Herbicide resistance in weeds and crops: challenges and opportunities. Pages 347-364 In Recent Advances in Weed Management. Springer Publishers, New York.

19.    Beckie, H. J. 2017. Weed resistance to herbicides with different sites of action. In Herbicide Resistance in Agroecosystems. Wiley Blackwell, New York.

20.    Hall, L. M. and Beckie, H. J. 2017. GM crops and herbicide resistance. In Herbicide Resistance in Agroecosystems. Wiley Blackwell, New York.

21.    Beckie, H. J. 2016. Herbicide-resistant (HR) crop management: A Canadian perspective. Pages 75-80 In Thompson, G. A., Lipari, S. E. and Hardy, R.W.F., eds. NABC Report 27: Stewardship for the Sustainability of Genetically Engineered Crops: The Way Forward in Pest Management, Coexistence, and Trade. North American Agricultural Biotechnology Council Series Report No. 27, Ithaca, NY.

22.    Szmigielski, A. M., Schoenau, J. J. and Beckie, H. J. 2015. Assessment of wild mustard (Sinapis arvensis L.) resistance to ALS-inhibiting herbicides. In A. Price, ed. Herbicides, Physiology of Action, and Safety. InTech. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/herbicides-physiology-of-action-and-safety/assessment-of-wild-mustard-sinapis-arvensis-l-resistance-to-als-inhibiting-herbicides.

23.    Ratcliffe, S., Baur, M., Beckie, H. J., Giesler, L., Leppla, N. C. and Schroeder, J. 2017. The Need for Agricultural Innovation to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050: Crop Protection Contributions toward Agricultural Productivity. CAST number 58. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Ames, IO. 20 p.

 

Research interests

Surveillance, characterisation, risk assessment, and management of herbicide-resistant weeds, as well as agronomic and environmental impact assessment of crops with novel traits

Funding overview

Annual budget of nearly $4 million, with the majority from GRDC, followed in order by China Scholarship Council, ARC, Weed Smart industry sponsors, and ARC industry partners

Teaching overview

Teaching responsibilities pending

Teaching philosophy

Keep course material interesting, exciting and relevant to student's interests

Industrial relevance

ARHI is strongly focused on and engaged with industry stakeholders

Community engagement

Community engagement is a high priority

Previous positions

Senior Research Scientist (Crop Weed Science), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (1992-2018)

Languages

English, French

Education/Academic qualification

PhD Plant Science

Keywords

  • Herbicide resistance
  • weed ecology
  • transgenic crops
  • GM crops
  • weed management

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