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  1. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... considered as substitutes for peaches. Genetically, the only difference between peaches and nectarines is the ... yellow or white-fleshed.   Selecting Peaches and Nectarines for Consumption High quality peaches and ...

  2. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... several mycotoxins, including deoxynivalenol (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of ... Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Figure 1. ...

  3. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient levels. If the soil pH is ... tomato plants in raised beds that are filled with high quality top soil (Figure 3). A good raised bed ... 6.5 to 6.8. It is a good idea to have your soil tested by a reputable testing lab (Figure 4). Refer to ...

  4. Effect of Major Variables on Drift Distances of Spray Droplets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525

    F; Relative Humidity = 60%). Water droplets with 50 micron diameter and smaller are highly ... wind velocity. At low temperature (55 degrees F) and high relative humidity (80%), 50 micron diameter ... 65 4.58 4.57 4.56 4.54 4.50 150 75 4.78 4.78 4.72 4.72 4.66 150 85 4.76 4.73 4.70 4.64 4.58 200 55 ...

  5. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    soil test will provide information on soil pH, cation exchange capacity (CEC), lime requirement index ... Natural Resources Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. It is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

  6. Grain Quality Attributes of TopCross® High Oil, High Lysine, Waxy, and Conventional Yellow Dent Corns

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-137-99

    Field tests were conducted in 1997 to compare the grain quality and agronomic performance of high oil ... acid levels were greater and linoleic and linolenic acid levels lower in TopCross high oil grain than ... differed among corn types. Lysine levels were greatest in the high lysine corn (0.33-0.37%) followed by the ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    season. Ideally, soil should be well drained and contain high organic matter. However, peppers can thrive ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ... transplant roots.   Fertilizing Before the growing season, a soil test is recommended. This will help ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Kohlrabi, Rutabagas, and Turnips

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5521

    2 pounds (about 6 medium-sized vegetables) Rutabagas- 1 large or 2 medium-sized vegetables Kohlrabi- 4 to ... 6 medium-sized vegetables Nutrition The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends 2½ cups of a variety of ... sweet potatoes, beets, and turnips make this colorful dish festive and nutritious. Ingredients 4 medium ...

  10. Badertscher Wins Ohio Achievement Award

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/badertscher-receives-achievement-award

    Conservation Tillage Club breakfast meetings co-hosted by this educator in cooperation with OSU Extension, Soil ... marketing outlook, soybean and corn production agronomic topics, soil health or conservation issues, and ...

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