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  1. Rust Diseases of Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-12

    level of rust severity. High levels of disease before or during flowering usually have the greatest ... Adequate, balanced fertilization based on a soil test should reduce the possibility of severe yield loss due ... kernels, and by lowering test weight and the protein content of the grain. In the case of stem rust, ...

  2. Role of Soil Bacteria

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-36

    at high soil pH levels (Ingham, 2009). Actinomycetes are important in forming stable humus, which ... µm). A teaspoon of productive soil generally contains between 100 million and 1 billion bacteria. That ... particles (<.2 µm) and silt soil particles (2-50 µm). They grow and live in thin water films around soil ...

  3. Fall Strip Tillage Systems: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-507

    4 inches high, which improves soil drainage and warming. By spring, it usually settles down to 1 to ... alternative to plowing. Benefits of strip tillage soil conservation –undisturbed residue between corn rows ... the field should be flat. It is important not to apply nitrogen in the fall to soils above 50°F as ...

  4. Chestnut Anthracnose

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0051

    tissue. While rare, orange spore masses can form on the shell lesions during prolonged periods of high ... turgid, the tissue is healthy. The squeeze test works only on fresh chestnuts that are fully hydrated. On ... parents in seedling orchards. Table 1. Level of anthracnose incidence in commercially grown chestnut ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    adjust the values based on a soil test report for the site and the site’s planting area characteristics. ... feet Potash/Potassium oxide (K 2 O): 4½ pounds K 2 O per 1,000 square feet  If no soil test is ... soils, but grows best in fertile, loamy, well-drained soil that has good organic matter content. Careful ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    considered a statewide risk, though abundance may vary greatly across different habitats. Life Cycle, ... with high leaf-litter coverage, but may also include your own backyard, especially shaded areas of ... odh.ohio.gov/know-our-programs/zoonotic-disease-program/diseases/tickborne-diseases Lyme Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)— cdc.gov/lyme/index ...

  8. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between the pump and ... air-assisted Risk of spray drift Requirements noted on pesticide labels Choose the Appropriate Nozzle Size Once ...

  9. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    variations between strains as high as 65-fold. For most individuals, growing shiitake mushrooms will be ... over $27 million from 2021 to 2022, which is up $3 million from 2019 to 2020. These mushrooms are high ... from inexpensive homemade products to high-tech equipment that costs thousands of dollars. However, ...

  10. Wheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0121

    habit: 3–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop wheat. Heat tolerance ... ¾–1½ inches 50–90 lb./acre (pure live seed) Broadcast with shallow incorporation 55–90 lb./acre (pure ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ...

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