Mortensen receives Black Award for excellence in research

Posted: April 15, 2010

Dave Mortensen, professor of weed ecology/biology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been chosen to receive the Alex and Jessie C. Black Award for Excellence in Research.

The research from Mortensen's laboratory is widely recognized as making important contributions to the understanding of the ecology of plant-to-plant interactions in sustainably managed agroecosystems, according to David Sylvia, professor of soil microbiology and head of the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.