- Author: Lynn M. Sosnoskie
You've got trouble with a capital "T" that rhymes with "B", which stands for bindweed.
My apologies to Meredith Wilson (I just couldn't pass up the opportunity...). But seriously, if you've got bindweed, you've probably got trouble. Field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) is a deep-rooted (and drought-tolerant) perennial vine that has become a significant concern in reduced-tillage, drip-irrigated, processing tomato systems.
Figure 1. Have you got trouble? Field bindweed at the UC Davis research farm.
Field bindweed, a native of Europe and Asia, is a member of the...
- Posted by: Gale Perez
Weed resistance issues are nothing new for university researchers and the farmers they advise.
Nevertheless, science continues to partner with agriculture to find ways to address the challenges of herbicide resistance in crops like tomatoes, melons, and a host of other agricultural applications.
The popular Weed Day at the University of California stands as a shining example of such concern. For at least the last five years. The...