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  1. First Grade: Cybersafety—Is Your Child Safe Online?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/BB-F-5

    County; Kathy L. Jelley, Extension Educator—Family and Consumer Sciences, Brown County; and Scott Scheer, ...

  2. Lime and the Home Lawn

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

    a favorable environment for the development of summer patch disease, caused by a fungus that infects turfgrass ... ranges. Turf outside of these ranges can lose quality.  Several factors cause the formation of acidic soil ... be applied to turf that is wilted or frost-covered. The turf should be irrigated after application in ...

  3. Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-2

    Soybean rust (SBR), caused by the fungus Phakopsora pachyrhizi, is one of the most important diseases of ... favorable conditions and can cause severe defoliation. In regions where the disease has been reported, yield ... urediniospores and teliospores. Urediniospores are pale yellow-brown to salmon colored and have some ...

  4. New Study Seeks to Document Organic Dairy Herd Health Practices

    https://offer.osu.edu/dairy

    How do organic dairy farmers make decisions around dairy herd health?  What are their disease ... include a research summary report, a complimentary milk culture, disease protocols (if requested), and ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    can protect against many types of cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is ... sprayer. Harvesting Mechanical harvesters can be a primary source of disease carryover if they become ... sanitized to keep disease inoculum from building on their surfaces and infecting sound produce. Once picked, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Special Improvement District: A Tool for Targeting Investment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-1566

    Update, Special Improvement Districts." The Squire Sanders Legal Counsel Worldwide Network. Business ...

  10. 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 ...

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