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  1. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    hole at the level they were originally grown in the nursery. Most Ohio soils, however, are not ... and fruit quality, conduct a soil test every two to three years to determine the appropriate ... growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ...

  2. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    season. Ideally, soil should be well drained and contain high organic matter. However, peppers can thrive ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ... transplant roots.   Fertilizing Before the growing season, a soil test is recommended. This will help ...

  3. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... several mycotoxins, including deoxynivalenol (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of ... Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Figure 1. ...

  4. Enhancing Food (Mast) Production for Woodland Wildlife in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-60

    found on soils derived from limestone oak, northern red tree medium fall, winter GB, SB, LH, MH, SH, MC ... typically high in fat, carbohydrates and protein. These characteristics make them a food source that is both ... high in energy content and available well into the winter months. For many Ohio wildlife species, hard ...

  5. Wastewater Management in Rural Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-750

    Natural Resource Onsite Treatment Technology Level of Management Deep, Permeable Soil (at least 3 feet to ... treated wastewater a high-technology treatment plant that can remove all water pollutants attentive and ... highly trained people to operate and manage the collection and treatment system Option 2 Collect ...

  6. Effectiveness of Turbodrop® and Turbo Teejet® Nozzles in Drift Reduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-524

    droplets smaller than 50, 100 and 150 microns. VMD is the most widely used parameter of droplet size. It is ... the volume contains droplets larger than VMD. Typically, a nozzle with a high VMD presents a low risk ... organism. Therefore, small-to-medium size droplets are desirable when applying insecticides and fungicides ...

  7. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    versus hyperspectral); and spatial (high, medium and low), temporal (hourly, daily and weekly) and ... for UAVs images include high overlap (approximately 80% frontal overlap and 60% side overlap) between ... provides the tools and technologies to identify in-field soil and crop variability, offering a means to ...

  8. On-Farm Biosecurity: Traffic Control and Sanitation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-6

    will be used to reduce pathogen levels. What Are the Greatest Risks for Disease Introduction? Although ... feed, animals, soil or manure. Any sampling equipment should be cleaned and disinfected between uses. ... plastic bag or container before re-entering the vehicle. High-Risk Visitors High-risk visitors to the farm ...

  9. Corn Hybrid Reactions to Gray Leaf Spot In Ohio, 1995-1996

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-130

    its relatively high yield in spite of high disease levels. Summary Results of 1995-96 strip tests ... limited. All hybrids currently on the market will develop high levels of GLS when the fungus is present on ... test. This hybrid had disease levels not significantly less than those recorded for the susceptible ...

  10. Manure and Compost: Nitrogen Availability in Organic Production

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

    prevent excessive soil nutrient levels. Volatilization Losses Immediate incorporation or injection of ... Incorporation Bare Soil 40 50 75 90 No Incorporation Standing Crop 20 25 40 50 1 day Bare Soil 10 15 25 50 2 day ... Manure and compost nitrogen content and availability can vary greatly between species of animals that ...

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