Dr. Andrew G. McKenzie-Gopsill

Current research and/or projects

Development of sustainable integrated weed management programs for Atlantic Canadian agriculture.

Research and/or project statements

  • Herbicide resistant management for potato
  • Weed diversity for sustainable agriculture
  • Physiological consequences of crop-weed interactions

Education and awards

BSc - Trent University

PhD - University of Guelph

Key publications

McKenzie-Gopsill AG, Amirsadeghi S, Fillmore S, Swanton CJ (2020) Duration of weed presence influences the recovery of photosynthetic efficiency and yield in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.). Submitted

McKenzie-Gopsill AG, Amirsadeghi S, Earl HJ, Jones AMP, Lukens L, Lee E, Swanton CJ (2019) Early physiological and biochemical responses of soyabean to neighbouring weeds under resource-independent competition. Weed Research 59:288-299

McKenzie-Gopsill AG, Lukens L, Lee E, Swanton CJ (2016) Does the presence of neighbouring weeds alter the adaptive plasticity to subsequent drought stress in soybean?. Field Crops Research 192:144-153

McKenzie-Gopsill AG, Lukens L, Lee E, Swanton CJ (2016) Rapid and early changes in morphology and gene expression in soyabean seedlings emerging in the presence of neighbouring weeds. Weed Research 56:267-273

Research facility

440 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N6


  • Canadian Weed Science Society, board member
  • Weed Science Society of America
  • Atlantic Weed Science Network
  • PEI Invasive Species Council
  • Adjunct professor at Dalhousie University, University of Guelph & University of Prince Edward Island