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  1. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    Don’t use crowns that look diseased or stressed. Rhubarb crowns are best planted in early spring when ... at least one bud and a large root piece. Pull away the dark brown sheaths left from last year’s ... office.  Several diseases are known to cause problems in backyard rhubarb. Crown rot, caused by ...

  2. Sorghum-Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0118

    more secondary roots than a corn plant Brown midrib available on some hybrids Cultural Traits Summer ... closer than 6 inches to the soil surface to ensure growth. Brown midrib hybrids are available for higher ... Frees phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) Good Compaction fighter Excellent Nematodes Very good Disease ...

  3. Rhizoctonia Damping-off and Root Rot of Soybeans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-1

    Characteristic reddish-brown sunken cankers on the soybean hypocotyl caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Disease Cycle ... Rhizoctonia result from stand reduction in newly planted fields, premature death of diseased plants, and ... production of smaller seed. Symptoms of this disease are usually noticed by early summer, where wilted or ...

  4. Maize Dwarf Mosaic of Maize

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-09

    important corn virus diseases in the U.S. It has been reported in 37 states located in most regions of the ... Ohio. Infected plants show mosaic patches of light and dark green color on leaves (Fig. 1). Plants show ... abundant, a typical yellowing mosaic or mottle pattern is more evident. Flecks and rings may be observed on ...

  5. Brown Spot of Soybeans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-18

    AC-18 02/09/2011 Anne E. Dorrance and Dennis R. Mills, Department of Plant Pathology Brown spot is ... of lower leaves. Recent yield losses documented range from 2 to 4 bu/A. Symptoms Symptoms of brown ... brown spots that vary in size from tiny specks to quarter-inch diameter can be seen on the upper and ...

  6. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    insect or disease problems. Flowers supply an early source of nectar and pollen to bees such as mining ... shade. Tuliptree is fairly disease- and insect-resistant but is sensitive to heat stress. Despite the ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    Spawn should be moist, white (sometimes with a brown crust) and appear fuzzy. Good quality spawn should ... disease damage should not be used. Optimum log size is 4–6 inches in diameter (although larger sizes may ... to inoculation. Log contaminants (insects, diseases, etc.) can be reduced by storing the logs off the ...

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

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

    longer “ring” when struck, and the appearance of white mycelium on log ends. Shocking Logs Temperature ...

  9. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    are small, thin insects that can be hard to see without a hand lens. Adult thrips are yellow to brown ... location for numerous years.  Disease Management   Botrytis leaf blight is a fungus caused by Botrytis ... white spots will appear on the onion leaves, expand, and cause the leaf tips to brown and eventually the ...

  10. Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0115

    4–20 inches long Brown to purple inflorescences Cultural Traits Summer annual Minimum germination ... Soil Impacts Frees phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) Good Nematodes Good Disease Very good Allelopathic ...

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