Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with honors, U. Kalyani, W. Bengal, 1964; Master of Science in Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1966; Master of Science in Weed Physiology, U. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy Weed Science, University of Wisconsin, 1981.
Graduate research assistant, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1965-1967; graduate research assistant, U. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1967-1970; senior research technician, U. Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1970-1978; graduate research assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1981; assistant professor weed science, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1981-1987; associate professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1987-1993; professor, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1993.
Member Northeastern Weed Science Society (president 1991-1992), Weed Science Society American, International Weed Science Society, American Society Agronomy, International Turfgrass Society, American Society for Horticultural Science, Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, Sigma Xi.
M. Beverley D. Tom, February 23, 1974. Children: Kiran, Monica, David.