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  1. 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 ...

  2. Septic Tank: Mound System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-744

    building a mound, the site must first be carefully prepared. The grass is mowed and leaves raked away. ...

  3. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    color, bloom period, ripening season, disease resistance and pollen compatibility, all of which are ... that are resistant to important diseases such as apple scab, cedar apple rust, and fire blight. Some of ... the more common disease-resistant apple cultivars are Enterprise (Figure 1), Goldrush, Jonafree, ...

  4. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    benefits, such as reducing the risk of developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and macular degeneration. ... Investment for Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Plants, and Commercial Crops,” which is available online at ... Suggested Tomato Cultivars to Grow     Figure 5. Disease resistance, fruit size and quality, ripening ...

  5. Preparing for Animal Welfare Audits and Assessments

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-33

    Review and update your health protocols with your veterinarian. In some cases, programs will require that ... protocols are updated annually and are signed off by the veterinarian. This is a good excuse to review what ... your current practices are for: identifying disease, treating disease (antibiotics, analgesics, etc.), ...

  6. Pruning Blueberry Bushes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1430

    disease control, and proper pruning help to assure quality fruit at harvest. This fact sheet is intended ... best flower buds and save them. Remove all diseased and broken canes. Remove dead twigs. Remove canes ... diseased or broken branches. Secondly, depending on the overall number, the oldest two or three canes ...

  7. Potassium

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5588

    of Stroke: Updated Meta-Analysis. Nutrition Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases. June;24(6): ... been linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease. Recent research shows a protective ...

  8. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    spraying smaller areas such as tree seedlings, small lawns, or flower beds not suitable for power sprayers. ... seedlings, shrubs, or lawn). This fact sheet describes the steps for calibrating manual (backpack and hand ... for forestry and turf sprayers are discussed in two separate Ohio State University Extension fact ...

  9. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    based on desired head size, shape, color, yield, and disease resistance. Cultivars may also differ in ... than ½ inch), they will be more difficult to control.  Disease Management Fungal and fungal-like ... disease pressure, use disease-free transplants and remove debris such as leaf litter that can harbor ...

  10. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    herds without producing detectable disease and has been detected in pork products sold in grocery stores ... does cause liver and spleen disease and hepatitis-splenomegaly syndrome in poultry, negatively ... pain. Many cases of hepatitis E are asymptomatic and most resolve on their own (Centers for Disease ...

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