Soils and Soil Health
nutrients air—2%–50% of soil volume oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen occupies same spaces between soil ... bad, or mid-level soil test results to compare against. The Ohio State University has conducted a vast ... nutrients—aka “potential for productivity” water—2%–50% of soil volume water-holding capacity is directly ...
Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops
determined using field studies to correlate soil test levels to crop yield response. Ohio data was used to ... This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and beyond a critical level, and then maintain ... these levels over time. The critical level is a key component to this framework. Soil test levels above ...
Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality
Soil test P is one indicator of environmental P loss potential from a field. STP values above 100 ppm ... Tests as Risk Indicators for Leaching of Dissolved Phosphorus from Agricultural Soils in Ontario. Soil ... called eutrophication, results in depleted dissolved oxygen in water bodies. A soil test for P (STP) ...
Islam wins Commercialization Achievement Award
licensing agreement for the rapid and low-cost soil health test he spent over a decade developing and ... the soil test over 15 years ago with the goal of creating something that was affordable, and so ... the soil?’” Islam recalled, when asked about his inspiration for developing the test kit. Fast forward ...
Research Focus: I study plant-interactions between the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and the pathogen ... causes disease in the host plant by determining what plant proteins it targets. This involves testing ... interactions between AvrE1 and putative plant target proteins as well as generating Arabidopsis plants mutant ...
Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses
Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...
Nutrient Management of Forage Crops Intended for Hay
is to maintain soil test P and K between the “critical level” (minimum) and “maintenance limit” ... level before planting. The estimated amount of P 2 O 5 required to raise a soil test 1 PPM is 20 pounds ... For example, if a soil test is 100 PPM and the goal is to increase the soil test to a critical level ...
Turfgrass Science at OSU
biology, soil and turfgrass science. Please note that Turfgrass Science is a specialization of our ... level forums. Check out the SPS Program Learning Goals & Outcomes Career Opportunities Sports ...
Thoughts from the Director
options, and they will be recorded and shared. Taking Action. I shared the Enterprise Trust Index initial ... we have been actively and expeditiously providing every level of detail, rationale, adjustment, and ... data point requested. Our plan is currently under review at the university level. The university is ...
An Ode to Spring Semester 2023
on Rubber Dandelion Performance on Contaminated Soils; Olivia was advised by Dr. Cornish and Dr. ... Lindsey was promoted to Professor Dr. Darren Drewry received an USDA AFRI award to bring the power of high ...