Ag Science, Room 317
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2333
Moscow, ID 83844-2333
Ph.D., University of Idaho
M.S., University of Idaho
B.S., University of Idaho
- Invasive plant ecology
- Invasive plant detection, with emphasis on remote sensing, identifying areas likely invaded for early detection and rapid response survey
- Integrated pest management of weeds in hay, pasture CRP and wildland areas
- Plant community rehabilitation, with special attention to both invasive plant interactions and soil interactions
- Modeling plant movement across landscapes
- Administer the Lambert Erickson Weed Diagnostic Laboratory that identifies, tracks and surveys for invasive plant species
- Provide technical and educational program support to Cooperative Weed Management Areas in Idaho
- Collaborate with county faculty on pasture and wildland projects
- Wallace, J. M., T. S. Prather and V. Peterson. 2012. Effects of aminopyralid on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa). 5:164-169.
- Laitala, K. L., T. S. Prather, D. C. Thill, B. Kennedy, and C. Caudill. 2012. Efficacy of benthic barriers as a control measure for Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum). Invasive Plant Science and Management 5:170-177.
- Bell, J. L., I. C. Burke, and T. S. Prather. 2011. Uptake, translocation and metabolism of aminocyclopyrachlor in prickly lettuce, rush skeletonweed and yellow starthistle. Pest Management Science 67:1338-1348.
- Nyamai, P. A., T. S. Prather and J. M. Wallace. 2011. Evaluating restoration methods across a range of plant communities dominated by invasive annual grasses to native perennial grasses. Invasive Plant Science and Management 4:306-316.
- Wallace, J., T. S. Prather and L. Wilson. 2010. Plant Community Response to Integrated Management of Meadow Hawkweed (Hieracium caespitosum) in the Pacific Northwest. Invasive Plant Science and Management 3:268-275.
- Stapleton, J.J., C. G. Summers, J.P. Mitchell and T. S. Prather. 2010. Deleterious activity of cultivated grasses (Poaceae) and residues on soilborne fungal, nematode and weed pests. Phytoparasitica 38:61-69.
- Summers, C. G., J. J. Stapleton, T. S. Prather, J. P Mitchell. 2009. Sudex cover crops can kill and stunt subsequent tomato, lettuce and broccoli transplants through allelopathy. California Agriculture 63:35-40.
- Mallek, S. B., T. S. Prather and J. Stapleton. 2007. Interaction effects of Allium spp. residues, concentrations and soil temperature on seed germination of four weedy plant species. Applied Soil Ecology 37:233-239.
- Dahlquist, R. M., T. S. Prather, J. J. Stapleton. 2007. Tim and temperature requirements for weed seed thermal death. Weed Science 55:619-625.
- Shafii, B. W.J. Price, T.S. Prather, L.W. Lass, D. Howard. 2006. Modeling dispersal of yellow starthistle in the canyon grasslands of north central Idaho. Applied Statistics in Agriculture. G. A. Milliken (Ed.). Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
- Idaho Weed Hall of Fame, 2011
- Bronze Award for Idaho Farm Bureau Private Forest Series, Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals, 2007
- Outstanding Paper, Weed Technology, 2003