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  1. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    crops by applying simple protection from cold temperatures. Structures classified as ‘high tunnels’ are ... production season. Because of relatively high market prices for locally grown, fresh vegetables and fruits in ... winter, there is increasing interest among high tunnel growers to produce crops throughout the winter ...

  2. Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-96

    manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... soil test levels are at or above their respective maintenance limit, then no further P 2 O5 or ...

  3. Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-31

    managed. Well-drained to moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for ... Ohio Agronomy Guide recommends that soil pH be maintained above 5.5 for best results. Critical levels ... of soil phosphorus and potassium are 25 ppm and 110 ppm respectively. Similar to cool season grasses, ...

  4. General Plant Pathology Lab

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-3002

    test, fill out soil sample forms) Microscopes and Their Use in Diseases Diagnostics: Use hand lenses and ... stem rust of wheat and Cedar-apple rust Nematodes Extraction and observation of soil-borne plant ...

  5. Biogas Cleaning and Upgrading Technologies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653.1-14

    problems. High concentration of O₂ is explosive. H₂S is corrosive to steel in reactors and engines when ... than 3%, 112 mg/m³ and 4 ppm, respectively [3]. Most bio-CNG practices require purified biogas to have ... ppm, 4 ppm and 1 ppm of CO₂, H₂S and H₂O, respectively, to prevent dry ice formation and corrosion [4]. ...

  6. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    thatch (an unhealthy, organic debris-layer between the soil and live grass). Finally, average mowing time ... chipped brush, and plant cuttings—improves soil, protects the environment, and saves money. Homeowners ... as leaves and food scraps, into a valuable fertilizer that can enrich soil and plants. Anything that ...

  7. mRNA Vaccines: The Next Generation Tool to Fight Infections

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-34

    Process Any new technology used on humans undergoes rigorous testing to ensure it is safe and effective ... – Scientists in the lab test whether their ideas for a vaccine work in laboratory or animal experiments. ... Preclinical testing – Additional laboratory research and testing is conducted using animals to determine how ...

  8. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...

  9. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    50% or more of the spikelets may become damages. Scab also causes floret sterility, poor test weights ... accumulate at high levels in the harvested grain and may cause vomiting and feed refusal if scabby grain is ... Levels of vomitoxin exceeding 1 ppm and 5 ppm (parts per million) are unfit for human and livestock ...

  10. A Consumer’s Guide to Pure Maple Syrup

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

    original maple grading standard of USDA Grade A Light, Medium, and Dark, along with Grade B. In the fall of ... differentiate between grades. Which Grade Do You Prefer? For maple syrup consumers, the first question that ... that contain high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners.   Maple Syrup Quality and Health ...

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