Kerry Harrington

Kerry Harrington is associate professor in weed science at Massey University, where he has been working since 1983. Over that time, he has supervised many postgraduate students in weed science projects, and also conducted his own research, across a wide range of topic areas, including control of pasture weeds, herbicide assessment for new crop species, herbicide resistance, turf weeds, forestry weeds, ground covers for use in orchards and urban areas, and control of environmental weeds.

He also lectures to undergraduate students on weed science, both to internal students and those learning at a distance. Kerry runs the scholarship scheme at Massey University for agricultural students and helps with a national herbicide resistance management programme within New Zealand.

He has his own web-site at

He can be contacted at:
Kerry Harrington
School of Agriculture and Environment (PN 433)
Massey University
Private Bag 11-222
Palmerston North 4442
New Zealand