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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. Clover Mites

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2095

    yard and garden lawn and turf life cycle habits identification clover mites Entomology ... They are a nuisance by their presence, but they do not bite humans or animals, transmit disease, nor ... feed on household furnishings or pantry supplies. They feed on various plants and turf outside, but ...

  3. Gray Leaf Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3083

    grisea chemical control gray spot st. augustine grass plant disease lawn and turf gray leaf spot turf ... sports turf. Application of fungicides should begin prior to the onset of disease, around August 1 in ... Pathology Gray leaf spot is a disease of increasing importance in the turfgrass industry in the United ...

  4. Fruits and Vegetables Are a Convenience for Busy People!

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5302

    HYG-5302 Family and Consumer Sciences 02/27/2015 Updated by: Susan Zies, Extension Educator, ... risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. Getting Enough Fruits and Vegetables Have fruits ...

  5. Fungal and Fungal-like Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-7

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. ... Collectively, fungi and fungal-like organisms (FLOs) cause more plant diseases than any other group of plant ... pest with over 8,000 species shown to cause disease. FLOs are organisms like Pythium and Phytophthora ...

  6. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    ohioline.osu.edu entitled “ Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens ” to learn ... location for numerous years.  Disease Management   Botrytis leaf blight is a fungus caused by Botrytis ... reduce disease pressure. Botrytis leaf blight can be managed by rotating onion crops and related ...

  7. Black Root Rot of Strawberry

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

    black root rot as we do other diseases which usually have a specific cause. Black root rot has been ... diseased plants to continue living but become stunted and produce a reduced crop of small berries. The ... one or more of the following: (a) gradual buildup in the soil of disease—causing microorganisms and ...

  8. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    and shape, hardiness zones, disease resistance, and days to maturity to find what works for you. Talk ... a strong root system with six to nine leaves on the plant showing no sign of damage or disease. Check under ... disease pressure. Suppressing weeds with newspaper or mulch is also recommended to reduce nutrient ...

  9. RHDV2: What Rabbit Owners Need to Know

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-54

    Bridget Moore, Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Athens County Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHD) is a fatal ... disease caused by a calicivirus that affects only rabbits. USDA considers RHD a foreign animal disease and ...  has recently detected the Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serotype 2 (RHDV2) in North America. RHDV2 ...

  10. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    best-lasting yellow raspberry. Ripens the same time as Heritage. Can be pruned for summer production or mowed ... to root rot diseases. Hence, it is very important to plant them in raised beds for healthy root ... insect and disease pests, and in some cases, supported with a trellis. Weed Control and Soil Moisture ...

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