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  1. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    ANR-0107 Agriculture and Natural Resources 07/22/2022 Cassandra Brown; Program Manager; Food, ... constitute an endorsement by The Ohio State University. Please check with individual laboratories for updated ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

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

    cutting away the outer bark layer. A sharp line demarcates the reddish-brown (diseased) and white ... Pathology Phytophthora root and crown rots (sometimes called collar rot) are common and destructive diseases ... root rot. Symptoms Diseased trees are commonly found in poorly drained areas of the orchard or yard. ...

  4. Common Rust of Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-02

    diseases of corn in the U.S., but it rarely causes significant yield losses in Ohio field (dent) corn. ... or sweet corn, yield losses may occur when the leaves at and above the ears become severely diseased ... after tasseling. These can be easily recognized and distinguished from other diseases by the development ...

  5. Necrotic Leaf Blotch of Golden Delicious Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-12

    Pathology Necrotic leaf blotch is a common but minor disease that appears to be restricted to the Golden ... Delicious cultivar of apples and its sports. The disease is a physiological disorder and has been observed ... disorder varies from orchard to orchard and, more importantly, from year to year. The disease is fairly ...

  6. Input Sought for On-Farm Cover Crop Trial

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/input-sought-farm-cover-crop-trial

    OnThursday, August 4, organic growers, researchers, and educators are invited to discuss a cover crop trial at Hirzel Farms in northern Ohio. We want to hear your experience, ideas, and big questions about cover crops. Register at https://forms.gle/Y4qXCX ...

  7. Hops Downy Mildew

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-49

    destructive disease of hops (Humulus lupulus) in the Midwest and Northeastern United States. Downy mildew is ... mild temperatures. The disease is systemic and can cause significant yield and quality losses annually. ... Farm. Disease Development and Symptoms The downy mildew pathogen survives the winter in dormant buds, ...

  8. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    carpenter bees usually have a shiny patch on the tips of their abdomens. There are three castes, ranging in ... a dark brown to tan color and are moderately hairy. The bees are about ½-inch long. Both males and ... there can be many of these bees hovering back and forth over the turf or ground. The females clean out ...

  9. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    disease has become a serious problem facing strawberry production in the northern two-thirds of the United ... States. The disease is most destructive in heavy clay soils that are saturated with water during cool ... stele root rot. Susceptible variety on right, and resistant variety on left. Normally, the disease is ...

  10. X-Disease (Mycoplasma disease of peaches and nectarines)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-13

    Pathology X-disease has been diagnosed in several peach orchards in northern Ohio. Once the disease is ... established in an area or orchard, it can be very destructive. The disease has been reported to occur ... X-disease corresponds to the range of distribution of the wild chokecherry, which is a major reservoir of ...

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