Algae for Biofuels
of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...
Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart
artery walls is high enough that it increases your risk of serious health problems, including heart ... high levels of stress cause: High blood pressure Irregular heart rhythms Damage to arteries Higher ... stresses associated with most occupations such as high demand, time pressures, and increased workload; ...
Secondary Injury Prevention: Understanding Concussions
concussions with athletics or sporting events, but due to the nature of the work, farmers are at a high risk ... a concussion. Additional risk factors include working with livestock, working with heavy tools and equipment, ... fall Preventing a Concussion To reduce the risk of head trauma and prevent a concussion consider these ...
Overview and Cost of a Small-Scale Aquaponic Build at The Ohio State University
fish), the chances of something going wrong increases. Fish, bacteria, and plants require high ... harvested annually depend on your goals and tolerance for risk, species, size of species upon stocking, ... strong, although turnover rates for those in production 10+ years is likely high. Reasons for turnover may ...
Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive
sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in the spring and can ... successional woodlands, and abandoned agricultural fields. They do not grow well in dense forests or wet soils ... mature in late summer and fall. Fruits persist throughout the winter. Seeds remain viable in the soil for ...
Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production
is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...
Fruit Rots of Blueberry: Alternaria, Anthracnose, and Botrytis
susceptible. Wet weather and temperatures between 59 and 68°F are most conducive to disease development. In the ... and Reveille have some resistance to anthracnose. Avoid highly susceptible cultivars like Berkeley, ...
OHCEAC Conference Keynote Speakers 2022
integrated plant and soil health management. He graduated from The Ohio State University with MS and PhD ...
Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops
50% or more of the spikelets may become damages. Scab also causes floret sterility, poor test weights ... accumulate at high levels in the harvested grain and may cause vomiting and feed refusal if scabby grain is ... Levels of vomitoxin exceeding 1 ppm and 5 ppm (parts per million) are unfit for human and livestock ...
Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife
the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...