A Fresno State Plant Science professor and two students were honored at the California Weed Science Society meeting in Monterey Jan. 22-24. Dr. Anil Shrestha received a 2014 California Weed Science Society Award of Excellence for his contributions to the society. Sonia Rios, a Plant Science graduate student from Wasco, tied for first place in the oral presentation competition with, “Increasing Prevalence of Palmer Amaranth in the San Joaquin Valley: Evaluating for Glyphosate-Resistance.” Fellow student Michelle Dennis, also a Plant Science Graduate student with an emphasis in Weed Science from Reedley, took third place. Details to come. INFO: 559.278.2861.