William McCloskey

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William McCloskey
Weed Science Specialist
The primary emphasis of Dr. McCloskey’s position is in Extension (75%) with a split appointment in research (25%). Dr. McCloskey conducts statewide educational programs in weed management for the diverse agricultural industry and urban areas of Arizona and responds to requests from county agents, growers, and the general public for information on weed control, identification and biology. Dr. McCloskey’s research program focuses on the development of new uses for registered herbicides and evaluation of new herbicides and transgenic crop systems for efficacy in managing weeds in Arizona crops, and on the development of alternative means of weed management using innovative technology, mechanical cultivation, crop rotation, and cover crops in cotton, alfalfa, citrus, pecans, pistachios and other crops.

Contact:
Phone: 520-621-7613
Email: wmcclosk@cals.arizona.edu

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