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  1. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    University Extension.   Fertilizing Have the soil tested and analyzed for site specific recommendations on ... vegetable a great source of antioxidants and highly valued as a nutritional food. Head of broccoli after ... Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ...

  2. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    water. The longer the period or periods of soil saturation, the greater the risk of infection. Some ... Heavy, wet soils that remain saturated for extended periods of time are required for disease development. ... Above-ground symptoms vary between tree species, but generally include reduced tree vigor and growth, yellowing ...

  3. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    performed at a soil-testing lab. Most tests will measure pH and various nutrient levels. Also included will ... amounts of the nutrients plants need. A useful tool in the assessment of soil quality is a soil test ... tests are usually available as an option and measure the percentage of organic matter in the soil. In ...

  4. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    often significant and immediate impacts on vegetable °Brix levels. In contrast, soil and crop nutrient ... timing or soil moisture levels also affect °Brix but in ways that may complicate management decisions. ... Production factors such as temperature and light levels and soil moisture and fertility status influence crop ...

  5. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: An Introduction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-56

    soil conditions. Soil testing is highly recommended. See OSU Extension Fact Sheet F-58, Growing ... high value, it is sought after by many. The biggest potential problem any grower will face is the risk ... source. Current cost of stratified seed is between \$85 to \$150 per pound. Planting can be as simple as ...

  6. Canning Basics

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5338

    Fahrenheit is not high enough to destroy botulinum bacteria. If botulinum bacteria survive and grow inside ... feet, boil foods 11 minutes. Food Acidity The acidity level, or pH, of foods determines whether they ... jellies made from fruit. (In pickling, the acid level is increased by adding lemon juice, citric acid or ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5526

    below are approximations. 1 bushel = approximately 50 pounds  1 pound = 2 or 3 medium-sized pears ... color. For these varieties, use the Check-the-Neck test, where gentle thumb pressure is applied near the ... A medium-sized pear (3½ ounce) provides about 100 calories and 6 grams of fiber. Pears contain potassium, copper, ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Cabbage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5513

    medium-high heat (see recipe below). Sauté by heating 2 tablespoons of oil in a frying pan. Add several cups ... are approximations. 1 bag or crate = 50 pounds. 1 bushel = about 32 pounds. 50 pounds = 16–20 quarts. ... 10 pounds shredded cabbage = 3–4 quarts sauerkraut. 1 medium head of Chinese cabbage or 1 head (about ...

  9. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    differences in moisture content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having ... calibration curves for high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of ... level file directory named for the date it was created… 141119M7.cn1\... CLAAS CEBIS Quantimeter.dat ...

  10. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    3,300 (88.6) Briquettes [8, 20]* 350 (21.8) 6,400 (171.8) 6-30 (0.2-1.2) Dia.: 50-100 Length: 60-150 ... lower than coal or corn grain. They also have high moisture content which can accelerate degradation ... ft.) high, 0.45–1.2 m (1.5–4 ft.) wide and 0.9–2.4 m (3–8 ft.) long (Shah and Darr 2016; and ...

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