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BARRIERS TO CONTROLLING BLACKBERRY IN COMMERCIAL CROPPING AREAS

The Victorian Blackberry Taskforce (VBT) is embarking on a new project to engage landholders in commercial horticultural regions, particularly where commercial Rubus (Raspberry and Blackberry) growers operate.The project will investigate the barriers to controlling European blackberry and provide extension materials to address these issues.  The project

NON-CHEMICAL OPTIONS FOR EFFECTIVE BLACKBERRY CONTROL

Looking for some options to tackle blackberry? If you don’t want to use chemicals, or would simply like to reduce their usage, investigate these alternative suggestions.Persistence is the key, especially when using non-chemical options only. Regular slashing, mulching and hoeing during the blackberry’s active growing season

PLANNING FOR SUCCESS

Long term planning is the key to successful blackberry control.What is my problem? What are my options? What is my strategy?Before you start, you need to assess your property by mapping your blackberry infestations and assessing the percentage of blackberry cover.  The Visual Assessment of Density Sheet – supplied in