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  1. Research

    https://hcs.osu.edu/research

      Agroecosystems How do plants, animals and soil interact in an ecosystem and how does that impact everything else. ... ecology, and soil science. Faculty:  David Barker  (c),  David Francis  (w),  Alex Lindsey  (c)  Laura ... cost. Bioemergent materials research is highly interdisciplinary. Faculty:  Josh Blakeslee  (c),  Jonathan Fresnedo ...

  2. Floriculture Crop Seed Quality and Seed-Handling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1261

    6.40 7.68 8.96 30 4.61 6.14 7.68 9.22 10.75 Take-Home Message Number 1: Use High-quality Seeds and ... germination problems. But having seeds of high germination percentage is no guarantee of a good crop of ... conditions and age of the seeds. Seed laboratories can use different tests to determine seed vigor: Cold ...

  3. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    tolerate low-light environments with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate ... especially when aided by disturbance that exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, ... help to limit the spread of seed into non-infested areas. Place high priority in controlling stiltgrass ...

  4. Using the Tree Measuring Stick

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-62

    defects, use your judgment in making deductions that reduce the volume between 10 and 50 percent. ... between your eye and stick to be sure it is 25 inches (Figure 2b). The “Diameter of Log” scale on the top ... unusable. Deductions should be made for estimated loss due to these defects. Trees that are over 50 percent ...

  5. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    shallow soils of varying pH, and is highly tolerant of poor air quality. Identification Ailanthus trees ... impacts, and a landowner's comfort level with those methods. While not always easy to control, ... to control small to medium sized ailanthus by spraying the circumference of the lower 12–18 inches of ...

  6. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    hole at the level they were originally grown in the nursery. Most Ohio soils, however, are not ... and fruit quality, conduct a soil test every two to three years to determine the appropriate ... growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ...

  7. Master's Theses

    https://acel.osu.edu/graduate/masters-theses

    Relationship Between Leadership Traits and Activity Participation Among Madison Plains High School Students ... E. Kroetz advised by Ralph E. Bender An analysis of the soil testing program in Hancock County, Ohio ... Kellie Claflin Examining the Relationship Between SBAE Teacher Social Media Use and Self-Confidence 2022 ...

  8. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    surprisingly, companies rely heavily on panel testing, which is time-consuming and costly. Of course, farmers ... and produce managers and handlers cannot run extensive panel tests to identify which product(s) may ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

  9. Respiratory Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591105

    fatality rate has been as high as 29%. Exposure to low concentrations of 15 to 20 ppm are considered ... exposure during the first three weeks after filling the silo has the greatest risk. Symptoms of silo ... days. This is normally followed by a full recovery. The second scenario may be the disease developing in ...

  10. Phytophthora Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-04

    planting, high incidence of seedling damping-off can result in yield losses greater than 50 percent in ... soils with high clay content. Traditionally, the northwest section of the state has had severe problems ... of P. sojae have been detected in Ohio soils, with as many as 50 from a single field. The tremendous ...

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