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  1. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    dandelion. Mow the lawn to remove the flowers prior to treating a lawn with pesticides.  Avoid applying ... a complex interaction of many factors, including habitat loss, disease, parasitic mites, and pesticides ... is not attractive to bees, many flowering weeds found in lawns do attract bees, such as clover and ...

  2. Tick Bites for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892279

    feed on animals, they can acquire diseases including Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and ... others (cdc.gov/lyme). Then, ticks can pass the disease on to humans. Often, emergency help should be ... Lyme Disease Symptoms Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Symptoms Bull’s-eye rash —Looks like a bull’s-eye, ...

  3. Powdery Mildew of Greenhouse-grown Lettuce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-56

    Agriculture and Natural Resources, Putnam County Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease encountered in ... greenhouse production of lettuce. Many growers struggle with controlling the disease on lettuce crops grown ... as shown in Figure 1. Disease severity depends upon lettuce type and variety, age and overall ...

  4. Fall Armyworm in Ohio Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0093

    soldier bugs, birds, rodents, and fungal and viral diseases. While such natural enemies reduce background ...

  5. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    diseases. Suggested Cultivars There are many very good cultivars available with more new releases every ... your area. Remember that newer varieties tend to have more disease resistance in their genetics. This ... can be a useful tool in controlling diseases like powdery mildew. A knowledgeable seed representative ...

  6. Growing Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1423

    disease tolerance. Refer to the Tables 1 through 4 for suggested grape cultivars and their cultural ... characteristics and disease susceptibility. European grapes are typically not recommended for home plantings since ... required for pollination. Disease tolerance is another important factor to consider since wet springs, and ...

  7. Cedar-Apple Rust

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

    Ohio State University Cedar-apple rust is a common plant disease caused by the fungal pathogen ... apple, crabapple, eastern redcedar, and other juniper species. Cedar-apple rust is a widespread disease ... disease on redcedar and juniper, the symptoms can be significant and damaging on apple. This disease has ...

  8. MyPlate-Guided Rainbow of Colors Choice System for Food Pantry Staff and Volunteers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5585

    Why Might MyPlate-Guided Choice Be Important? Obesity and associated chronic diseases, such as ... diabetes and heart disease, are growing epidemics in Ohio and the United States. These illnesses are costly ... diseases (Seligman, Bindman, Vittinghoff, Kanaya, & Kushel, 2007). People who are food insecure have ...

  9. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    their close relatives spread many deadly and life-altering diseases, making them a dangerous pest in ... Ohio. Among these diseases, the most concerning are Eastern equine encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, ... considered to be less important or not important in transmitting diseases to humans. If you collect ...

  10. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-22-0

    a common and very destructive bacterial disease of apples and pears (Figure 1). The disease is caused by ... (Rosaceae) family (Table 1). On apples and pears, the disease can kill blossoms, fruit, shoots, twigs, ... Crabapple Hawthorn Mountain Ash Pyracantha Quince Raspberry Spirea Disease Development Fire blight first ...

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