Gregory E. MacDonald

Gregory E. MacDonald, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Focus

Dr. MacDonald has a 65% research and 35% teaching responsibility in the Agronomy Department at the University of Florida. He teaches several classes and is currently responsible for overseeing the plant science field-teaching laboratory on campus, which includes a 300+ weed nursery.

Current research areas include:

  • cogongrass biology, ecology and management
  • torpedograss biology, ecology and management
  • biology, physiology and biochemical aspects of fluridone tolerant hydrilla
  • peanut and cotton weed management
  • sustainable peanut production technology in Guyana, South America
  • herbicide physiology, mode of action and resistance mechanisms
  • invasive plant management

Courses Taught

Contact Information

Main Office: 401 Newell Hall
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 110500
Gainesville, Florida 32611-0500
Phone: 352-392-1811 x. 228
Fax: 352-392-1840