Peter Sikkema received his B.S. degree in 1981 and his M.S. degree in weed physiology in 1983 from the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada. In 2002, he received his Ph.D. degree in environmental sciences from the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. Sikkema works as a Professor at the Department of Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph, Ridgetown, ON, Canada. He conducts research on weed management in field corn, soybeans, cereals, and edible beans. Sikkema teaches courses in applied weed science and crop diagnostics and recommendations at the diploma level. Prior to his employment at the University of Guelph, Ridgetown, ON, Canada, he worked for Rhone Poulenc Canada, from 1986 to 1988, as the Product Development Manager for Canada and for the Union Carbide Agricultural Products Company, from 1983 to 1986, as a Product Development Representative. During his career, Sikkema has published more than 180 peer ‐reviewed manuscripts and was an author/coauthor of more than 180 oral/poster presentations at scientific conferences. He has supervised 12 graduate students. He has served on the boards of the Canadian Weed Science Society (President in 2011), the North Central Weed Science Society, and the Weed Science Society of America. Sikkema has received the following awards: in 2010, the Distinguished Achievement Award Research from the North Central Weed Science Society, in 2012, the Fellow Award from the Canadian Weed Science Society, and in 2012, the Fellow Award from the North Central Weed Science Society.
Biography Updated on 27 November 2013