Skip to main content

Chemical and Manual Control of Thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) in Northwestern British Columbia: A Rate and Timing Trial

Buy Article:

$21.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)

The effects of different site preparation treatments and their timing on thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus) percent cover were examined using a factorial experiment. Methods of thimbleberry control tested were: an untreated control, manual cutting, 1.4 kg active ingredient (a.i.)/ha glyphosate, and 2.1 kg a.i./ha glyphosate. Four treatment dates covering the growing season of thimbleberry in the study area were examined. In all 3 post-treatment years there was a strong interaction between method and timing of control. Thimbleberry percent cover in the manual cutting treatments was not significantly different from the untreated control in any of the years. Chemical treatments were less effective early in the growing season than those later on. Early midseason chemical applications were most effective at the higher rate. Late midseason and late season treatments provided uniformly excellent control at both the low and high rates of application. West. J. Appl. For. 6(4):99-102.
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: B.C. Ministry of Forests, Bag 5000, Smithers, B.C., Canada V0J 2N0

Publication date: 1991-10-01

More about this publication?
  • Important Notice: SAF's journals are now published through partnership with the Oxford University Press. Access to archived material will be available here on the Ingenta website until March 31, 2018. For new material, please access the journals via OUP's website. Note that access via Ingenta will be permanently discontinued after March 31, 2018. Members requiring support to access SAF's journals via OUP's site should contact SAF's membership department for assistance.

    Each regional journal of applied forestry focuses on research, practice, and techniques targeted to foresters and allied professionals in specific regions of the United States and Canada. The Western Journal of Applied Forestry covers the western United States, including Alaska, and western Canada; WJAF will also consider manuscripts reporting research in northern Mexico that has potential application in the southwestern United States.
  • Membership Information
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more