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  1. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  2. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  3. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Moth: The Sphinx Moths of Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0094

    mostly black with a little green on the underside of their body. Their horn color can vary between ...

  4. Modified Relay Intercropping

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-504

    application should be based on a soil test. Soil pH should be between 6 and 7. Calculate the row spacing ... yield at high levels at wider row spacings.   It should be noted that the wheat plant is very ... wheat varieties have been tested with most high-performing wheat able to be interseeded. Wheat variety ...

  5. Grain Quality Attributes of TopCross® High Oil, High Lysine, Waxy, and Conventional Yellow Dent Corns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-137-99

    Field tests were conducted in 1997 to compare the grain quality and agronomic performance of high oil ... acid levels were greater and linoleic and linolenic acid levels lower in TopCross high oil grain than ... differed among corn types. Lysine levels were greatest in the high lysine corn (0.33-0.37%) followed by the ...

  6. Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-5

    other soil-borne pathogens. The female index (FI) is the best way to check for the true level of ... Fertility—Maintain optimum fertility based on a soil test. Under high SCN populations, even the most fertile fields ... Soil Cyst Count Population Level Management Strategies 0-40 0 None Detected Continue to monitor field ...

  7. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    crops by applying simple protection from cold temperatures. Structures classified as ‘high tunnels’ are ... production season. Because of relatively high market prices for locally grown, fresh vegetables and fruits in ... winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ...

  8. Food Safety in Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1153

    water is recommended. Have your soil tested for nutrients (macro and micro), pH and heavy metals such as ... and for determining the use of soil amendments. The fact sheet “Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, ... Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens” (HYG-1132) provides detailed information on soil tests ...

  9. Application of High-Pressure-Based Technologies in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1001

    Balasubramaniam This fact sheet provides information on how high-pressure processing (HPP) is used to pasteurize ... food, improve food safety, and enhance food quality.  What is High-Pressure Processing? High-pressure processing ... is also known as high hydrostatic pressure processing (HHP) and ultra-high-pressure processing (UHP). ...

  10. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

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