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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Plant Pathology Seminars

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/about-us/seminars

    Sep 27, Dr. XiuFang Xin, Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences “Understanding the crosstalk between ... Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State “Rhizosphere Dynamics drive soil health and plant performance in ... 1:50-2:45 pm. Subject to change. Jan. 6, 2020 Ranjana Rawal, Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student Jan. ...

  5. Phytotechnology and Phytoremediation

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-5520

    treating polluted soil and water. Traditional methods as well as new trends and current research in ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    green, fresh looking, and fully attached. Berries should be dry and clean. Medium to small berries ... excellent source of vitamin C, folate, and potassium.  One cup of unsweetened berries provides: 50 calories. ...

  9. Precision Agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/agsysmt-4580

    Global Positioning System (GPS), guidance systems, plant and soil sensors, soil sampling, yield mapping ...

  10. Principles of Soil and Water Engineering

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-2720

    geomorphology, soil erosion and soil dynamics, and ecological engineering to problems in food, agricultural and ...

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