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  1. Plant Disease Diagnosis

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/plntpth-5685

    identification of causal agents. This is a highly intensive course that meets over two full weeks, including ...

  2. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    Active forest management can help reduce these stressors. However, insect populations can reach levels ...

  3. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When Is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...

  4. Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-44

    with SDS have been highly variable depending on the timing and severity of the initial infection, ... subsequent weather conditions, the timing of defoliation, and the level of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) ... Small yellow spots appear between the leaf veins on the topmost leaves of the soybean plant. The small ...

  5. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    chinch bug seems to prefer Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrasses, and fine fescues. Lawns with 50 ... fescues, and tall fescues with endophytes are highly resistant to this pest. Lawns damaged by chinch bugs ... populations to below damaging levels. An egg parasitoid (Eumicrosoma beneficum) is known but does not seem to ...

  6. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    granulated powder 65 or 68% free active chlorine high capital, high operation hazardous due to higher percent ... chlorine Sodium Hypochlorite water-based formulation 5 to 15% free active chlorine high capital, high ... operation low level safety concerns The cost of each sanitizer varies due to the active chlorine ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Fruiting, Harvesting, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0042

    Protection After logs are shocked, they are stacked for fruiting, normally using the high A-frame or lean-to ... also occur naturally after a week. At this stage, mushrooms are highly vulnerable to cold and windy ... conditions, which may inhibit growth. Whereas well-colonized soaked logs can have moisture contents as high as ...

  8. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    of 50, and particularly older males, are at a higher risk of developing severe illness. Image: Ohio ... risk, with men over 50 appearing to be at higher risk for severe disease. If you are at risk, be sure to ... eggs on the surface of water-holding containers in a raft consisting of around 150 eggs glued together ...

  9. Staphylococcus aureus: A Problem When Food Is Left Out Too Long

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5564-11

    nasal passages, the throat, and on the hair and skin of 50% or more of healthy individuals. This ... temperatures from 50 degrees F to 120 degrees F, with the most rapid growth occurring near body temperature ... Re-heating foods, even at high temperatures, that have been contaminated with toxins will NOT make them safe ...

  10. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

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