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  1. Inoculants and Soil Amendments for Organic Growers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-17

    microbial inoculants (e.g., mycorrhizae, nitrogen-fixing rhizobia, and weed-, pest-, and disease ... -suppressive biocontrol agents) also are available to improve soil nutrients for plants and to reduce disease pressure. In ... OEFFA's approved product list as they plan disease management strategies and prepare their organic ...

  2. Downy Mildew of Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-48

    blackberry (Rubus sp.) is a systemic disease caused by the fungal-like pathogen Peronospora sparsa. Nearly ... all blackberry cultivars are susceptible to downy mildew. The disease also occurs on boysenberry, ... visible. Disease is most severe during wet weather with cool to warm temperatures. Figure 1. Downy mildew ...

  3. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... are good for reducing compaction, recycling nutrients, and weed control and disease suppression. ... triticale, field pea, Sorghum Sudan grass, teff. For weed control and disease suppression: cereal rye, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    rapidly recover after rain or irrigation. Heavy infestations result in turf dying in irregular patches ... . Birds, skunks, raccoons and opossums commonly dig up turf around the dead patches. Moles may tunnel ... Entomology Masked chafers are beetles that have larvae, called white grubs, which can attack managed turf ...

  6. Grape Black Rot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-24

    one of the most damaging diseases of grapes in Ohio and other northeastern states. The disease is ... rachises and cluster stems (peduncles) of grapes. If the disease is not managed early in the season, the ... on a grape leaf. Inset shows the dark pycnidia that can be seen in the center of each spot. Disease ...

  7. Fathering Your Adolescent: Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5298

    Family and Consumer Sciences Updated by Kara Newby, Program Coordinator, Human Development and Family ...

  8. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    Pathology Brown rot is a common and destructive disease of peach and other stone fruits (plum, nectarine, ... appear in the spring as the blossoms open. Diseased flowers wilt, turn brown, and may become covered with ... from an infected peach. Figure 5. Brown rot disease cycle. We want to thank the New York State ...

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

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

    Diseases,  Integrated Pest Management. USDA-GIPSA. Testing Trucklots of Barley and Wheat for Deoxynivalenol. ...

  10. Natural Organic Lawn Care

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

    irregular brown patches. In lawns that are heavily damaged, the sod can be easily lifted. A few grubs per ... Weeds, insects and diseases are managed by cultural practices that are oriented toward prevention. ... therefore based on years of collective experience. Additional fact sheets regarding turf care and ...

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