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  1. Current Sanitation Practices for Leafy Green Vegetables For Processors, Retailers and Consumers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-261

    highest safety risk. Understanding the individual unit operations in fresh produce processing will lead to ... harvesting. Equipment used to remove the produce from the soil must be sharp, and handling must be done with ... to remove and potentially to reduce bacteria contracted from the soil, harvesting equipment or human ...

  2. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    time ranging from 0.5 to 8 hours [1,2]. The major advantage of HTC over other high temperature ... a good medium for heat transfer in HTC, but if variability in the feedstock particle size is too large ... compounds). These reactions occur under high temperature and pressure and play a vital role in lowering the ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Blackberry Production Systems in Ohio

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

    production systems are: rotatable cross-arm trellis (RCA TM) hedge row in open field high tunnel ... Cross-Arm (RCA) System The rotatable cross-arm trellis (RCA) system is considered a high-input, high ... disadvantages to the RCA system: high costs of establishment steep learning curve high labor requirement The ...

  5. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    versus hyperspectral); and spatial (high, medium and low), temporal (hourly, daily and weekly) and ... for UAVs images include high overlap (approximately 80% frontal overlap and 60% side overlap) between ... provides the tools and technologies to identify in-field soil and crop variability, offering a means to ...

  6. Processed Meats, Red Meats and Colorectal Cancer Risk

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5587

    other non-meat foods are high in fat, but are not associated with increased risk of cancer. Thus, high ... monitors cancer-causing substances in our environment. The IARC provides research into substances’ risk of ... IARC Monographs. The Monographs publish reviews of studies that research the links between cancer and ...

  7. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  8. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    have large fruiting bodies or mushrooms that dominate in high residue and forested soil (Dick, R., ... have a F:B ratio of 0.1 to 0.3 with soils that are high in nitrogen, low carbon, neutral pH, and with ... 1992). Summary Most soil fungi decompose recalcitrant organic residues high in cellulose and lignin. ...

  9. Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-518

    that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... able to answer the question, “At what soil test level should I apply fertilizer to see a yield ... response?” To answer this question, we need to establish a critical soil test level.  For each trial, we ...

  10. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    in moist, well drained soils with a soil pH between 4.5–5.0 and high organic content. Once the plants ... to 5.0 and have greater than 3% organic matter. For soils with high loam, clay loam, or clay content, ... test soil for pH, lime index (buffer pH), nutrient status, and organic matter content before conducting ...

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