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  1. Controlled-Release Fertilizers in the Production of Container-Grown Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1260

    a 20–10–20 water-soluble fertilizer at an application rate of 150 ppm N (left), or a 16–9–12 ... rates, release by shorter longevity CRFs (e.g., 3–4 month) may result in excessively high salt levels ... acidic fertilizers to compensate for high alkalinity levels in the irrigation water need to adjust the ...

  2. Nicole L. Arnold

    https://fcs.osu.edu/people/nicole-l-arnold

    expertise: Food safety, Extension, Food preservation, Consumer food safety education, Food labels, Risk ... focuses on applied food safety, food safety education and interventions, and risk communication- for ... safety education, Food labels, Risk communication, Qualitative research methods, Retail food safety ...

  3. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    substrates typically used for tomato production have no nutritional component as would soil in field ... stages require increased levels of specific nutrients like nitrogen (N), calcium (Ca), and potassium (K) ... the highest levels of nutrients to promote plant growth and fruit development, as well as an ...

  4. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and moisture ... “right plant, right place” maxim is essential. Expecting a shade-loving plant that needs moist soil ... relatively tolerant of drier sites, despite its preference for wet soils. Birch fruits are cone-like catkins ...

  5. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ... adequate levels of another nutrient while the soil test indicates a deficiency. This poor relationship may ... Manganese (Mn) 25–1,000 ppm 3 31–150 ppm Iron (Fe) 30–100 ppm 31–50 ppm Copper (Cu) 5–15 ppm 5–15 ppm Boron ...

  6. Barley as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0113

    Sept. 28 Upright growth habit: 1.5–3.0 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of ... Expected Planting Drilled at ¾–1½ inches 50–75 lb./acre (pure live seed) Broadcast with shallow ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...

  7. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    respectively, at a low nitrogen fertilizer level (50 lb N per acre). At a high level of nitrogen (350 lb N per ... the duration of flooding and air/soil temperatures. Prior to the 6-leaf stage (when the growing point ... is near or at the soil surface), corn can survive only 2 to 4 days of flooded conditions. Once corn ...

  8. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    aluminum phosphate unavailable to the plant. While a soil test will provide the level of phosphorus, there ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ...

  9. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    ranges between 12 and 20 counties per year, with one to several monitoring sites inside each county. The ... solution can be apple juice concentrate (150 mL), yeast bait (1 tablespoon dry yeast, 4 tablespoons white ... done easily using the saltwater test method. With this method, fruit is simply added to a container ...

  10. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    Green manures added to soil from cultivating cover crops between cash crops can be effective in adding ... maintain appropriate and balanced soil fertility, a soil test should be conducted before applying ... Manures Green manures can be added to soil by cultivating cover crops between cash crop growing seasons. ...

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