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  1. Woodlands Make Poor Pastures

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0015

    Soil losses are as high as 44 tons per acre annually on steep, wooded slopes. According to the Natural ... soils to act as a sponge at times of high flow. When forest soils are grazed, they become compacted and ... erosion, 1 inch of valuable topsoil is removed every 20 years. Livestock cause increased woodland soil ...

  2. Electrical Shock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79020

    between conductors of different voltages or between an electrical source and a ground. Wet skin has little ... Avoid damp or wet areas. Higher voltages increase the risk of death by electrical shock. Avoid contact ... ◦ Be aware that circuit overloading can occur and can increase the risk of fire. • Use only ...

  3. Electrochemical Disinfection in the Fresh-Cut Produce Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-322

    limited effectiveness and high cost associated with these agents makes alternative disinfection processes ... voltage between the electrodes are set at 8–10 amperes and 9–10 volts, respectively. The pH and oxidative ... presence of chloride ions, low pH and high ORP of AEW kill the existing microorganisms. Research findings ...

  4. Fertility Management of Meadows

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-5

    nutrition, forage test to check for adequate levels. When the soil pH is below 5.0, aluminum availability ... critical soil test level of 15-25 parts per million (ppm) phosphorus for Bray P1 test results or 28-40 ppm ... leaching. The critical soil test levels for potassium are 125-200 ppm. Plants have the ability to take up ...

  5. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    in moist, well drained soils with a soil pH between 4.5–5.0 and high organic content. Once the plants ... to 5.0 and have greater than 3% organic matter. For soils with high loam, clay loam, or clay content, ... test soil for pH, lime index (buffer pH), nutrient status, and organic matter content before conducting ...

  6. Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 2

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-517

    tolerance. The interval is the difference in days between anthesis (also knowns as tassel emergence or pollen ... described in Drought-Tolerant Corn Hybrids: A Risk Management Tool for Ohio? Part 1, multiple field studies ... Development Center in Wooster (WST) on soil textures that included silty clay loam, clay loam and silt loam. ...

  7. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    Ensure ideal soil condition and fertility. Ideal nutrient conditions are a pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 ... conditions for elderberries (pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 lb/acre (25 ppm) of phosphorus, and 200–300 lb/acre ... lb/acre (25 ppm) of phosphorus, and 200–300 lb/acre (100–150 ppm) (Byers et al. 2012) as reported on ...

  8. Lichens

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

    naturalized texture. 4. Squamulose lichens can be described as a mix between foliose and crustose growth ... Bark, wood, mosses, rock, soil and peat are all natural substrates. Thalli will also establish itself on ... important roles in soil formation over much of the Earth. As lichens colonize rocks, they trap dust. Because ...

  9. 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). ...

  10. Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-53

    In fields, where very high levels of disease develop, burying residue and/or crop rotation become ... fungus, Cercospora sojina, and will survive on crop residue left on the soil surface. Extended periods of ... highly effective and economical. When frogeye lesions are found on plants prior to soybean growth stage ...

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