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  1. 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 ...

  2. Farming with Parkinson’s Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.5-11

    Parkinson's disease developing. They are: High levels of moderate to vigorous physical activity like biking ... is believed to be caused by a combination of environmental risk factors and genetic susceptibility. ... intellectual level. Family members sometimes grow concerned because of what appears to be a lack of ...

  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. 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 ...

  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. Precision Agriculture

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

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

  7. Design of Agricultural Water Management Systems

    https://fabe.osu.edu/about-us/courses/fabeng-5730

    FABENG 5730 Use of soil physics, porous media flow theory, soil-plant interactions, hydrology, and ...

  8. Forestry Terms for Ohio Forest Landowners

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0104

    Trees with medium-sized crowns forming the general level of the crown cover. They receive full light ... particles. Soil texture can be determined in the lab or in the field by the feel of soil when rubbed between ... location on the tree 4.5 ft. above ground level on the uphill side of the tree. See Diameter Breast Height ...

  9. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    insects, living in annual colonies that are formed in soil cavities, old rodent burrows, or similar voids. ... summer. There are usually less than 50 individuals in a colony and nests are generally found in habitats ... in ground that has little or no plant cover. They can throw up soil into a pile that is commonly an ...

  10. Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    cause contamination of soil and water, which in turn can contaminate foods of all types. Infection with ... are found in soil and water and cross-contamination during food handling is the main reason these ... cdc.gov/yersinia/index.html. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Vital signs: Incidence and trends of infection ...

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