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  1. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    prevent the spread of leaf diseases. Trickle irrigation is best, but soaker hoses also work well. Overhead ... sprinklers are effective; however, wet foliage increases the chance of disease, especially angular leaf spot, ... node with soil will help anchor vines down and promote secondary root development. Insects and Diseases ...

  2. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    detection of insects and diseases Drones successfully and effectively monitor plant growth by collecting and ...

  3. Rabbit Basics for the Beginner

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-31

    signs of common diseases and ailments. Your observation will be integral for maintaining health among ... diseases and ailments: lice and mites (mange), enteritis, coccidiosis, worms, abscesses, URI—Upper ... Respiratory Disease, wry neck, vent disease, and pasteurella. If you think your rabbit needs medication, ...

  4. Sudden Oak Death (aka Ramorum blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-05

    blight) is a disease caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora ramorum that was discovered in ... central-coastal California in 1995. This pathogen had been known to cause disease in nurseries and gardens since ...  Sporangia of  P. ramorum. Photo by UC Berkeley. The disease causes extensive mortality on tanoak ...

  5. Understanding Genetically Modified Foods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5058

    include: GMOs have potential to help prevent diseases. Can GM foods be used effectively to prevent disease ...

  6. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    disease usually is not serious. This is an updated version of a fact sheet originally published in 1992. ... sometimes confuse these disorders with damage resulting from insects or pathological diseases, particularly ... used in controlling post-bloom diseases and insects affecting fruit. Do not apply calcium chloride ...

  7. Giant Caterpillars

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2015-11

    Most giant caterpillars are discovered when wandering across lawns, driveways, sidewalks, etc. These ...

  8. Carpenter Ants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2063

    Their trails often extend through the lawn. Landscape plants infested with plant-sucking insects are ...

  9. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

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

    constitute an endorsement by The Ohio State University. Please check with individual laboratories for updated ...

  10. Natural Organic Lawn Care

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

    done on many practices that are an integral part of organic lawn care such as core aeration, mowing ... and only four species are useful for home lawns: turf-type tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, fine ... a natural organic lawn. The improved “turf-type” cultivars have dramatic differences in quality and ...

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