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  1. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    small groups in the soil. Some females lay between 20 to 300 eggs (fertilization is internal), which ... hundreds or more leave the soil and crawl into houses, basements, first-floor rooms, up foundation walls, ... newly developed wooded areas with virgin soil (decaying organic matter habitats) are often troublesome ...

  2. Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3212-11

    bacterium does not survive freely in the soil but instead survives on previously infected dead leaves on or ... in the soil. Crowns of systemically infected (live) plants are another source for overwintering ... openings. Free water on plant surfaces, high relative humidity, moderate daytime temperatures (~68°F), and ...

  3. Fusarium Head Blight Forecasting System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-03

    Red indicates high risk for scab exceeding 10% severity, yellow indicates moderate risk, while green ... indicates low risk. High scab risk is associated with high risk for grain contamination with vomitoxin, but ... reducing grain yield, test weight and grain quality. More importantly, F. graminearum produces mycotoxins, ...

  4. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    windy conditions can be dangerous, even at temperatures above freezing. At an increased risk are farmers ... high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ... taken to minimize the risk of injuries like frostbite or hypothermia. Clothing should be your first ...

  5. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    pH between 6.5–7.5, wash water should be chlorinated to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on ... Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University Diets that are low in fat, high in fiber, and ... cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is essential that fresh food be produced ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    State University Extension Soil testing provides key information about soil nutrient availability. It is ... a complete picture of overall soil health. Farmers, gardeners, and landowners can use soil testing data to ... optimize their nutrient management plans. Implementing recommendations based on soil test data prevents ...

  8. Precision Agriculture

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

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

  9. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

  10. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...

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