Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)

UWA Staff Profile

Prof Stephen Powles

Winthrop Professor
Contact details
Phone: (08) 6488 7833

Professor Powles is an international authority on all aspects of herbicide resistance in plants, from a basic biochemical understanding, through to practical on-farm management. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences, and one of the world's most highly cited plant scientists (ISI highly cited.com).

Key research:

Evolution, biochemistry, molecular genetic basis and management of herbicide resistance in plants.