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  1. 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 ...

  2. Testing Protocols for Diseases Surveillance in Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-32

    industry relies heavily on surveillance to keep certain diseases out of the population. Avian Influenza ... (AI), Avian Mycoplasma and Salmonella are examples of such diseases. Surveillance is an intricate and ... complicated process that can be different in different diseases and in different situations. In this article ...

  3. Ohio Pesticide Applicator Training: A Study Guide for Commercial Turfgrass Applicators

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/ohio-pesticide-applicator-training-a-study-guide-for-commercial-turfgrass-applicators/

    lawns, turf, sod and soil areas being prepared for the production of turf for the control of pests, ...

  4. 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 ... Several diseases are known to cause problems in backyard rhubarb. Crown rot, caused by Phytophthora spp., ... (a funguslike water mold) is a disease that can be a problem in commercial production, but it is ...

  5. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    inexpensive way to maintain good plant health in lawns and landscapes, and to maximize productivity of ... samples in a large area such as a lawn. The longer length and welded step reduces back and shoulder strain ... effective for lawns and landscapes if you are only performing plant nutrient maintenance tests over small ...

  6. Farm to Health: Maximizing Nutrients and Phytonutrients in Ohio Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5581

    development of age-related chronic diseases, like cancer and cardiovascular disease. The 2010 Dietary ... treat, cure or prevent any disease. This project is made possible by funding through OSU CARES — an ... may prevent the development of heart disease and certain cancers. Cruciferous vegetables (leafy ...

  7. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants.     Figure ... 1. Inspection starts in the field. Many growers scout fields for plant diseases during the growing ... of plant pests and diseases. They may include (i) requiring products to come from areas free of ...

  8. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    stem strength, and reduced disease susceptibility. Plant Uptake and Soil K Forms Plant potassium uptake ...

  9. Yersinia Enterocolitica: A Rare but Important Food Safety Concern for Young Children and Immune-compromised Individuals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5574-11

    disease has also been misdiagnosed when Y. enterocolitica is the cause of symptoms. Long-term, 2–3% of ... people attribute their illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease ... of the incidence of other chronic diseases that affect the immune system. Foods Implicated Y. ...

  10. Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1035

    they have not yet been linked with cases of human disease. However, these ticks have demonstrated the ... Management: ALHT thrive in mature or overgrown pasture  grass. If ALHT are found, pastures can be mowed or ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “What You Need to Know About Asian Longhorned Ticks–A New Tick ...

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