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  1. The Benefits of Family Meals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5246

    obese, putting them at an increased risk for a multitude of short- and long-term health consequences. ... also decrease their risk for tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, low grade point average, depressive ... a greater sense of resilience—or ability to bounce back from hardships—in children. At the family level ...

  2. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    with field soil. Such plants pose little risk of introducing Phytophthora fungi into the field. To ... associated with heavy soils or portions of the planting that are the slowest to drain (lower ends of rows, ... a distinct line can be seen between infected and healthy tissue, especially on the below-ground portion of ...

  3. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  4. Innovative tech shows promise to boost rubber production in US

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/innovative-tech-shows-promise-boost-rubber-production-us

    With disease and high demand posing threats to the world’s primary natural rubber supply in ... Beyond tires, rubber has applications in an estimated 50,000 products. The need is urgent for a domestic ... imports for natural rubber. In 2019, 10% of the natural rubber supply was lost to disease – and the risk ...

  5. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    addition of agricultural ground limestone to the soil at planting, according to soil test recommendations. ... Limestone should be added at three to five year intervals after planting, based on soil tests. In addition ... most common on Granny Smith, Delicious, Grimes Golden and Northern Spy in Ohio. Low soil pH, light ...

  6. January 2024 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/january-2024-highlights

    contest included 87 high school students from 26 schools at the state level. Serving as superintendents of ...

  7. The Gastrointestinal Tract of the Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1022

    in fat digestion. Amazingly, horses can digest and absorb relatively high levels of fat in their ... (target 2 g/kg BW) Kg Lb Traditional sweet or pelleted feeds “high starch” 50–65 < 1.5–2 < 3.3–4.4 ... Once swallowed, the food passes through the pharynx—a short, funnel-shaped, muscular tube between the ...

  8. Guide to Creating Food Plots for White-Tailed Deer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-61

    not over-browsed. If consistent high levels of browsing occur, additional plots or acres would need to ... instinctively feed heavily on food with high carbohydrate levels before rutting activities begin to purposely ... provide high levels of carbohydrates that provide energy. Palatability of the food source(s) should also ...

  9. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-34

    prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ... Incorporation Bare Soil 40 50 75 90 No Incorporation Standing Crop 20 25 40 50 1 day Bare Soil 10 15 25 50 2 day ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ...

  10. Faculty Research Areas

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/research-areas

    Ponce, M. Soledad- Associate Professor Phytobacteriology. Diversity and function of soil and ... interactions in the soil-plant interface and their effects in plant health.  (Wooster) Bonello, Pierluigi ... trees by fungal pathogens; soil type and soil management regime effects on mycorrhizal community ...

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