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  1. Lawn Maintenance Made Easy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lawn-maintenance-made-easy

    each week." It's time to water the lawn when footprints remain in the turf (leaf blades lose ... tissue," he said. Homeowners are encouraged to mow their lawns on the taller side of the recommended range ... removing no more than a third of the leaf blade when mowing. Lawns cut at higher heights do not require ...

  2. Muck Crops Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/muck-crops-agricultural-research-station

    disease, insect, and weed challenges with new cultural practices and management techniques. The knowledge ... and around the world.   Disease Management Diseases are a major challenge to fresh-market vegetable ... production. OARDC plant pathologists study chemical and biological alternatives to controlling disease ...

  3. North Central Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/north-central-agricultural-research-station

    conditions require varieties resistant to disease. The North Central Station has maintained a long-standing ... tomato breeding and genetics research program- identifying new disease-resistant traits in response to ... and releasing varieties and parent material to the seed industry. Insect, Disease, and Weed Management ...

  4. Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/ashtabula-agricultural-research-station

    disease, and weed control; cold tolerance; and evaluation of juice and wine quality. The coordinated work ... state's grape and wine industries. Disease Management The climate of northeastern Ohio is conductive to ... numerous grape diseases. Studies at the Station focus on the evaluation of new chemicals and control ...

  5. Northwest Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/northwest-agricultural-research-station

    disease management are an important part of the Northwest Station's research program. Flat, high-clay ... soils drain slowly, providing and optimum breeding ground for soil-borne diseases. As a result, ... management of these diseases is vital to profitable crop production in northwest Ohio. Researchers continue ...

  6. Western Agricultural Research Station

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/western-agricultural-research-station

    grasses are evaluated at the Station for their yield, disease resistance, and other traits that are ... Insect, and Disease Management Different classes of fungicides are applied to corn and soybeans at ... different growth stages to determine the best integrated pest management strategy and rate disease control- ...

  7. Pomerene Forest Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/pomerene-forest-laboratory

    spruces, and northern red oak are analyzed for selection, breeding, and disease and pest resistance. West ...

  8. Learn Best Lawn Care/Turfgrass Practices at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-best-lawn-careturfgrass-practices-farm-science-review

    questions and helping visitors diagnose lawn care problems and diseases based on samples brought to Farm ... a disease that leaves unsightly patches of blighted turf; and grub feeding damage. In addition, cool-season ... Ohio's field and vegetable crops. The hot, dry conditions have turned lawns brown, stressed turfgrass on ...

  9. Fungicides May Aid in Quicker Turf Growth, Healthier Grass

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fungicides-may-aid-quicker-turf-growth-healthier-grass

    growth, and we wondered if the reduced growth might be more susceptible to turf disease, so we applied ... summer to establish turf from seed may get a boost from fungicides, according to an Ohio State University ... of seeding perennial ryegrass in late spring or early summer boosted seed germination, improved turf ...

  10. Compost Helps Control Turfgrass Fungus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/compost-helps-control-turfgrass-fungus

    first of its kind to document the suppression of a foliar turf disease through the incorporation of ... helps ward off the disease. "We know that some fungi, like leaf rust, like to attack turf that is ... April 2, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Incorporating compost into soils when lawns are seeded reduces the ...

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