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Rui Liu

Rui Liu.
Assistant Professor

24106 North Bunn Road, Prosser, WA 99350

Curriculum vitae (pdf)


  • B.S. Biotechnology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China
  • M.S. Developmental Biology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China
  • Ph.D. Agronomy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Professional Experience

  • Assistant scientist/post-doctoral researcher, Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center, Hays, KS

Research Interest

  • Integrated weed management practices for vegetable and specialty crop production Columbia Basin
  • Biology and ecology of herbicide- resistant weed species

Recent Publications

  • Liu, R., Kumar, V., Jha P., Stahlman P.W. (2022) Emergence pattern and periodicity of Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) populations from southcentral Great Plains. Weed Technology, 36:1-8
  • Liu, R., Singh, V., Abugho S., Lin H., Zhou X., Bagavathiannan, M.V. (2022) Morphophysiological diversity and its association with herbicide resistance in Echinochloa Weed Science, 70:26-35
  • Liu, R., Kumar, V., Jhala A., Jha P., Stahlman P. W. (2021) Control of glyphosate- and 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD)-inhibitor-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) in glufosinate-resistant corn. Agronomy Journal, 113:5362-5372
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Jhala A. J., Jha P., Manuchehri M. (2021) Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) control in postharvest wheat stubble in the Central Great Plains. Weed Technology, 36:945-949
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Currie, R.S., Jha, P., Morran, S., Gaines, T., Stahlman P.W. (2021) Cross-resistance to atrazine and metribuzin in multiple herbicide-resistant kochia accessions: confirmation, mechanism, and management. Weed Technology, 35:539-546
  • Liu, R., Singh, V., Zhou, X., Bagavathiannan, M.V. (2020) Stakeholder and field surveys on weed issues and research needs in rice production in Texas. Weed Technology, 35:242-250.
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Manuchehri, M.R., Westra, E.P., Gaines, T.A., Shelton, C.W. (2020) Feral rye control in quizalofop-resistant wheat in Central Great Plains. Agronomy Journal, 113:407-418.
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Peterson, D.E. and Stahlman, P.W. (2020) Effective two-pass herbicide programs to control glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) in glyphosate/dicamba-resistant soybean. Weed Technology, 35: 128-135.
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Stahlman, P.W. (2020) Differential sensitivity of Kansas Palmer amaranth to glyphosate, chlorsulfuron, 2, 4-D, dicamba, atrazine, and mesotrione. Agronomy Journal, 112:2153-2163.
  • Kumar, V., Liu, R., Boyer, G., Stahlman, P.W. (2019) Confirmation of 2,4-D resistance and identification of multiple resistance in a Kansas Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) population. Pest Management Science, 75: 2925-2933.

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