Dr. Eric R. Page

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Research Scientist

Weed Ecologist & Crop Physiologist

Current research and/or projects

  • Development of a Living Laboratory to address persistent agri-environmental issues in the Lake Erie basin 

  • Assessing the agronomic benefits of double cropping with diverse minor crops

  • Identifying best management practices for winter canola

  • Exploring molecular mechanisms of herbicide resistance

Education and awards

Ph.D., Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Guelph ON

M.Sc., Crop Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

H. B.Sc., Ecology and Evolution, Western University, London, ON  

 

Key publications

  1. Page, E.R.*, R.E. Nurse, S. Meloche, K. Bosveld, C. Grainger, K. Obeid, M. Filotas, M.J. Simard and M. Laforest. 2021. Import of Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats.) seed with sweet potato (Ipomea batatas
    (L.) Lam) slips. Joint virtual meeting of the Canadian Weed Science Society and Weed Science Society of America, February 22nd – 24th 2022 (Poster Presentation).

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  2. Challenging times for glyphosate use in Canada: Evolution of resistance, impacts on efficacy and the development of alternatives

    2021 - View publication details

  3. Beres, Z.T., Giese, L.A., Mackey, D.M., Owen, M.D.K., Page, E.R., Snow, A.A. (2020). Target-site EPSPS Pro-106-Ser mutation in Conyza canadensis biotypes with extreme resistance to glyphosate in Ohio and Iowa, USA. Scientific Reports, [online] 10(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-64458-7

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  4. WSSA conference 2020

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  5. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2020.

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  6. Simard, M.J., Page, E.R., Nurse, R.E. (2019). Can weeds overtopping soybean or Adzuki Bean be mechanically pulled to reduce their seed input?. Weed Technology, [online] 33(1), 159-165. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/wet.2018.104

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  7. Page, E.R., Meloche, S., Bae, J., Larsen, R.J., Laforest, M., Nurse, R.E. (2019). Tricotyledenous giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.). Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 99(1), 84-87. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2018-0148

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  8. Page, E.R., Meloche, S., Larsen, J. (2019). Evaluating the potential for double cropping in canada: Effect of seeding date and relative maturity on the development and yield of maize, white bean, and soybean. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, [online] 99(5), 751-760. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjps-2019-0076

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  9. Page, E.R., Grainger, C.M., Laforest, M., Nurse, R.E., Rajcan, I., Bae, J., Tardif, F.J. (2018). Target and Non-target site Mechanisms Confer Resistance to Glyphosate in Canadian Accessions of Conyza canadensis. Weed Science, [online] 66(2), 234-245. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2017.69

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  10. Laforest, M., Soufiane, B., Simard, M.J., Obeid, K., Page, E., Nurse, R.E. (2017). Acetyl-CoA carboxylase overexpression in herbicide-resistant large crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis). Pest Management Science, [online] 73(11), 2227-2235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ps.4675

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  11. Bae, J., Nurse, R.E., Simard, M.J., Page, E.R. (2017). Managing glyphosate-resistant common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia): Effect of glyphosate-phenoxy tank mixes on growth, fecundity, and seed viability. Weed Science, [online] 65(1), 31-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1614/WS-D-16-00094.1

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  12. Simard, M.-J., Nurse, R.E., Page, E.R., Bourgeois, G., and Beckie, H.J. (2016). "A detailed assessment of redroot pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) and common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) seed shattering in wheat, corn and soybean.", Weed Science Society of America Meeting, San Jan, Puerto Rico, February 7-11, 2016.

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  13. Simard, M.-J., Nurse, R.E., Page, E.R., and Beckie, H.D. (2015). "Using the Organic weed puller to remove tall weeds in soybean: lessons learned from the first trial.", Canadian Weed Science Society Meeting, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 23-26, 2015.

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  14. Page, E.R. and Nurse, R.E. (2015). "Cropping systems and the prevalence of giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida): from the 1950's to present giant ragweed.", Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, Lexington, KY, USA, February 9-12, 2015, Oral Presentation.

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  15. Bae, J., Nurse, R.E., Simard, M.-J., and Page, E.R. (2015). "Effect of late herbicide applications on growth and reproductive ability of glyphosate-resistant common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.).", Canadian Weed Science Society Meeting, Edmonton, AB, Canada, November 23-26, 2015.

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  16. Page, E.R. and Nurse, R.E. (2015). "Giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.) seed production and reproductive allometry in maize (Zea mays L.) and soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.)", Meeting of the Weed Science Society of America, Lexington, KY, USA, February 9-12, 2015. (Poster)

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  17. Page, E.R., Nurse, R.E. (2015). Cropping systems and the prevalence of giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida): From the 1950's to present. Field Crops Research, [online] 184 104-111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2015.09.013

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  18. Page, E.R., Nurse, R.E. (2015). Comparing physical, chemical, and cold stratification methods for alleviating dormancy of giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) seeds. Weed Technology, [online] 29(2), 311-317. http://dx.doi.org/10.1614/WT-D-14-00061.1

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  19. Nurse, R.E., Page, E.R., and Obeid, K. (2014). "The critical weed-free period in grain amaranth and quinoa.", 68th Canadian Weed Science Society Meeting. (Abstract)

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  20. Page, E.R. and Nurse, R.E. (2014). "Giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida L.) fecundity and reproductive allometry in maize (Zea mays L.) and soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.).", 68th Canadian Weed Science Society Meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, November 17-20, 2014. (Poster)

    2014 - View publication details

Research facility

2585 County Road 20
Harrow, ON N0R 1G0
Canada

Affiliations

  • Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Plant Science 
  • Member of the Canadian Weed Science Society
  • Member of the Weed Science Society of America

Language

English
French