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  1. Pruning Erect Blackberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1431

    Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Maurus Brown, Ph.D. Associate Professor Emeritus, The ... a fairly tangle-free blackberry patch and hopefully it will be a more enjoyable area in which to pick fruit ... floricanes before the fruiting season unless damaged or diseased. When the fruiting season is over, use ...

  2. Clover Mites

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2095

    They are a nuisance by their presence, but they do not bite humans or animals, transmit disease, nor ... feed on household furnishings or pantry supplies. They feed on various plants and turf outside, but ... Identification Clover mites are about 1/30 inch long (smaller than a pinhead), oval-shaped, reddish-brown to dark ...

  3. Viral Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-5

    colorful) names based on the disease they cause—for example, tobacco ring spot, watermelon mosaic, barley ... provide an overview of key concepts in plant pathology. Plant pathology is the study of plant disease ... intracellular (inside cells) pathogenic particles that infect other living organisms. Human diseases caused by ...

  4. RHDV2: What Rabbit Owners Need to Know

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-54

    Bridget Moore, Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Athens County Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a fatal ... disease caused by a calicivirus that affects only rabbits. USDA considers RHD a foreign animal disease and ...  has recently detected the Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) in North America. RHDV2 ...

  5. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-90

    The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, is a pest that was accidentally introduced into the ... marble-like coloration (Figure 1). The brown marmorated stink bug feeds on fruits, seeds, stems, and leaves of ... coloration on the adult of the brown marmorated stink bug. Photo: A. Raudenbush, The Ohio State University ...

  6. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-22-0

    a common and very destructive bacterial disease of apples and pears (Figure 1). The disease is caused by ... (Rosaceae) family (Table 1). On apples and pears, the disease can kill blossoms, fruit, shoots, twigs, ... Crabapple Hawthorn Mountain Ash Pyracantha Quince Raspberry Spirea Disease Development Fire blight first ...

  7. Japanese Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-46

    like old carpet to reveal the grubs. Large populations of grubs kill the turf in irregular patches ... usually in high-quality urban turf. Beetle skeletonizing a leaf Hosts The adult beetles are general ... most commonly damage turf. The turf first appears off-color as if under water stress. Irrigating causes ...

  8. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    disease, and cold damage. Cuttings can be rooted immediately in a sterile commercial potting mix. Hardwood ... efficient harvesting and processing. In addition, removal of the plant material better manages diseases and ... be maintained until flowering and fruiting is complete. Insects and Diseases Japanese beetles have ...

  9. White Rot and Botryosphaeria Canker of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-42

    canker phase of the disease is most severe in trees weakened by drought, winter injury, sunscald, poor ... pruning, low or unbalanced nutrition, and other plant diseases. The fruit rot phase can be sporadic in ... to be affected than other varieties. Symptoms Fruit At first, small, reddish-brown spots appear ...

  10. Pruning Blueberry Bushes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1430

    Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University Maurus Brown, Ph.D., Associate Professor Emeritus, OSU ... disease control, and proper pruning help to assure quality fruit at harvest. This fact sheet is intended ... best flower buds and save them. Remove all diseased and broken canes. Remove dead twigs. Remove canes ...

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