- 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...