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Black Friday: Bumble Bees and Blackberries

A bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"Black Friday" means different things to each of us, but when I think of "Black Friday," I think of black bumble bees nectaring on blackberry blossoms in Berkeley. Bumble bees on blackberry blossoms in Berkeley. Talk about alliteration! Specifically, I...

A bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, nectaring on a blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Taking flight, the yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, seeks another blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Taking flight, the yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, seeks another blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Taking flight, the yellow-faced bumble bee, Bombus vosnesenskii, seeks another blackberry blossom in Berkeley. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Use of glyphosate (Roundup) to control field bindweed in blackberries

Photo 1: Blackberry hedgerow totally overgrown with field bindweed

From the UC Strawberries and Caneberries blog :: Sept. 11, 2013   Field bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis, also known locally as morning glory, is a persistent weed pest in blackberries grown on the Central Coast of the California. Much of this stems...

Photo 5: Field bindweed plants two weeks after having been treated with Roundup saturated sponges clipped onto individual leaves.
Photo 5: Field bindweed plants two weeks after having been treated with Roundup saturated sponges clipped onto individual leaves.

Photo 5: Field bindweed plants two weeks after having been treated with Roundup saturated sponges clipped onto individual leaves.

Photo 6: Bindweed vine arising from plants treated by ropewick application interspersed among healthy blackberry canes.
Photo 6: Bindweed vine arising from plants treated by ropewick application interspersed among healthy blackberry canes.

Photo 6: Bindweed vine arising from plants treated by ropewick application interspersed among healthy blackberry canes.

Photo 7: Glyphosate damage on blackberry—very sensitive
Photo 7: Glyphosate damage on blackberry—very sensitive

Photo 7: Glyphosate damage on blackberry—very sensitive

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:14 AM
 
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