Invasive Plant Species in Pennsylvania


Art Gover

B.S. Plant Science, Penn State, 1985
M.S. Agronomy, Penn State, 2003

Art Gover

Art Gover is a Research Support Associate with the Roadside Vegetation Management Research Project, of the Department of Horticulture at the Penn State University. His research projects include management of specific weed species, such as tree-of-heaven, Japanese knotweed, and Canada thistle; evaluation of alternative plant species for roadside conservation plantings; and comparisons of equipment, herbicides, and procedures for managing roadside vegetation. The Research Project also conducts two annual educational conferences, and provides continuing education training for PennDOT's personnel and contractors, as well as herbicide applicators in non-crop settings. Art is a member of the PA Invasive & Noxious Plant Working Group; a past-president of the Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council; and served on the Executive Committee of the Northeastern Weed Science Society.

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