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  1. Oak Wilt

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-02

    neighbors, or whenever a high risk of infection exists. High value may be attributed to individual trees or ... infections, thus closing the overland cycle. While insect spread is an important medium to long-range ... dispersal mechanism for this fungus, it is estimated that 90 percent of new infections occur between ...

  2. Sclerotinia Stem Rot (White Mold) of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-3

    However, cultivars with high levels of partial resistance are commercially available. Soybean growers ... apothecia, ascospore release and crop flowering. In addition, since the fungus has medium risk of development ... Sclerotinia stem rot, or white mold, of soybean is a disease most commonly reported in high-yield soybeans in ...

  3. Fall Color Change in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0145

    typically peak between mid- to late October. This fact sheet explains the processes that cause fall ... marcescent. The leaves remain on the trees due to the abscission layer not completely forming between the leaf ... the production of carotenoid pigments within the leaves. Soil moisture also plays a part in fall ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Global Climate Change 1996

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-186

    carbon dioxide from roughly 280 parts per million (ppm) to the current level of about 360 ppm. Moreover, ... oceans would result in a global sea level rise of between one and three feet. Many low lying coastal ... in the 3–7 degree F range over the next 50–100 years. Even if the high income countries are able, ...

  6. Conducting a SWOT Analysis of Your Agricultural Business

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-42

    opportunities align with a high probability of success. Conversely, you will also identify combinations of ... Ohio State University Extension from the North Central Risk Management Education Center, 2006-2007. It ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    a cool, dry, dark place that is well ventilated. The ideal temperature is between 45–50 degrees ... broth to a boil over medium high heat. While broth is heating, chop vegetables. Add chopped potatoes, ... potatoes =  about 3 medium potatoes 3 cups peeled and sliced 2½ cups peeled and diced 2 cups mashed 2 cups ...

  8. Corn Growing Degree Days: A Method of Maturity Rating for Hybrids

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-101

    different scenarios; it provides county-level estimates based on historical GDDs accumulation, planting ... calculated in several ways, the most used method is to subtract 50 degrees Fahrenheit from the mean daily ... temperature. This method of calculating GDD is often called the “86/50 corn system.” This GDD calculation ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Short Season Corn vs. Commonly Grown Corn Hybrid Maturities for Planting in Ohio 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-94

    contrasts are presented. Values for the comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first ... comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first named minus second named). An asterisk ... hybrids ($770/A) due mainly to discounts from low test weights and high harvest moisture (Table 4). ...

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