Michelle Le Strange, University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor, Tulare County, visits with Mike Bartolo, vegetable crop specialist with Colorado State University, Rocky Ford, Colo., during the International Pepper Conference in Las Cruces, N.M.
Puncturevine is a major weed in bell pepper fields in California's San Joaquin Valley. Weevils offer partial puncturevine control.
A herbicide trial at the West Side Research and Extension Center in Five Points, Calif.
Richard Smith, University of California Cooperative Extension farm advisor, Monterey County, conducts herbicide trials in bell peppers.
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