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  1. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  2. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    first step in constructing a septic system is to understand and describe the soil.  Soil is an excellent ... medium for treating wastewater and is the most important part of a septic system.  The system designer ... uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ...

  3. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    with field soil. Such plants pose little risk of introducing Phytophthora fungi into the field. To ... associated with heavy soils or portions of the planting that are the slowest to drain (lower ends of rows, ... a distinct line can be seen between infected and healthy tissue, especially on the below-ground portion of ...

  4. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    studies by Consumer Reports indicate these can be highly effective (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; ... (approximately 15–20%) tend to last longer than lower percentages, but children should avoid using high ... windy or going to rain during or shortly after pesticide application. Because of the risks associated ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    aluminum phosphate unavailable to the plant. While a soil test will provide the level of phosphorus, there ... cultivars of oakleaf, smooth, and panicle hydrangeas were attracting a high level of some pollinators, in ... lower pH levels (acid soils), aluminum is more readily available to the plant and flowers become blue. ...

  7. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer from bouncing out (Figure 3). Pans should be level during tests. Figure 5: Example collection pan ... Pans per Pass 30 23 40 31 50 39 60 47 70 55 80 63 90 71 The size of the pans and test tubes should be ... to ensure consistent particle capture. Remember, the test pan array should always be setup in a level ...

  8. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    dates and hybrid maturities can also be used to reduce the risk of cross-pollination between fields of ... value-added traits, like high oil content). Pollen drift has now become an important consideration in the ... potential distances that pollen can travel, and planting practices that reduce the risk of pollen ...

  9. Nurturant Grandfathering: Let’s Get Involved

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5800

    between generativity and its antithesis, stagnation (Erikson 1950). Generativity is concerned with ... in the fact sheets highlight the important connections between research and practice. They bring to ... generativity.” Marriage & Family Review, 49, 26-50. Brunissen, Ludivine, Eli Rapoport, Kate Fruitman, and ...

  10. Advanced Food Process Design

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-7430

    of foods with quantification of the physical changes occurring between the time of raw material ...

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