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  1. 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 ...

  2. Environmental Education Manager

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/833

    between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency embraces the ... mediums; Establish, grow & maintain partnerships with local and statewide education & environmental ... a variety of educational mediums (e.g., text for brochures, text & photos for displays, written training ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. An Overview of Drying Hardwood Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-73-12

    that provides ample space between the soil and the bottom layer of the boards (Figure 1). At least 12 ... lumber because careless handling may diminish the value of high quality boards. Boards should be stacked ... The supporting foundation must be level and built on solid footings. Uneven settling of the foundation ...

  5. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    with sufficient soil nutrients and moisture; conversely, it can tolerate low-nutrient and low-moisture ... exposes bare mineral soil. Where white-tailed deer are abundant, their preferential browsing on native ... seed into non-infested areas. Place high priority in controlling stiltgrass along trails, especially ...

  6. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  7. Mummy Berry of Blueberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-46

    effective. Mummies that are disturbed or covered with soil at this time remain dormant or do not produce ... spores. Cultivating between rows and raking under plants to disturb or cover mummies should be done as ...

  8. Snowplows in Amish Country: A Guide for Buggy Drivers, Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-596.8-11

    are few rules governing the specific interaction between snowplows and horse-drawn vehicles, there are ... for horses are highly recommended in order to help motorists visualize the horse in addition to the ... Operators • If possible, it is highly recommended that snowplow activity be restricted on certain roads ...

  9. Spider Mites and Their Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2012-11

    silk webbing. Spider mites are very tiny, being less than 1/50 inch (0.4 mm) long when adults.  Many ... and annual flowers. The females overwinter in the soil or on host plants. The females become active in ...

  10. Vibrio Species: Foodborne Illness and Seafood

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5575-11

    undercooked seafood, or contaminating other food preparation surfaces or foods are risk factors for infection ... (2019). Vibrio Species Causing Vibriosis.  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. cdc.gov/vibrio/index ...

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