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  1. Curcumin Extract Lowers Triglycerides, Boosts Antioxidant Activity: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/curcumin-extract-lowers-triglycerides-boosts-antioxidant-activity-ohio-state-study

    cancer to slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease.  Because of these purported benefits, ... disease. Curcumin also increased plasma levels of nitric oxide, a molecule that can work against high blood ... antioxidant actions, which are thought to help fight cancer and other diseases. For example, DiSilvestro said, ...

  2. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    predicted to be low throughout much of Ohio's corn crop this year. The disease is caused by a bacterium ... Stewart's Disease should a negligible threat in 2009. "The numbers indicate that the risk of ... Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, 90-95 indicates low to moderate levels, ...

  3. Review session to answer questions about animal antibiotic use, resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/review-session-answer-questions-about-animal-antibiotic-use-resistance

    Veterinary Medicine and Public Health. Antibiotics also may be used to control or prevent disease in ... updates, follow Farm Science Review on Twitter (@OhioStateFSR) and Facebook at ...

  4. Selecting the Right Corn Hybrids Important

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selecting-right-corn-hybrids-important

    production: corn acreage, soil type, tillage practices, desired harvest moisture and insect and disease ... pressures — just to name a few factors involved. And with some ignored corn diseases on the rise and more ... operation is becoming more important. "With old diseases coming back, increasing marketing ...

  5. Pumpkin Diseases Severe This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/pumpkin-diseases-severe-year

    carve for Halloween this year. Fungal diseases, such as powdery mildew, downy mildew and the ... little-known Microdochium blight, have not been kind to this year's pumpkin crop. The diseases, which have ... reporting that the diseases have nearly cut their yields in half. The growers market to larger cities such ...

  6. Studies to Tackle Increasing NCLB Infections

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/studies-tackle-increasing-nclb-infections

    a disease caused by a fungus, which survives in corn residue on the soil surface. It develops in humid, wet ... stages of corn development. The disease, most problematic in reduced tillage environments, can cause as ... to guarantee some level of protection and to keep disease levels low, especially in fields where they ...

  7. Seed Selection Key to Managing Soybean Disease, Achieving High Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-selection-key-managing-soybean-disease-achieving-high-yields

    aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties ... resistance package, which is one of the best ways to manage soybean disease," she said. "Growers ... soybean diseases can severely reduce yields. "In the rush to plant last season, we had some fields ...

  8. Wheat Growers Watching Weather in Ohio as Crops Are Ahead Two Weeks and Could Result in Strong Yields or Diseased Fields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-growers-watching-weather-ohio-crops-are-ahead-two-weeks-and-could-result-strong

    stays cool,” he said. “Cool conditions will also reduce the development of foliar and head diseases such ... crop, he said. “Warm, humid conditions favor disease development, and if not managed with a well-timed ... continually monitor their crops and to scout fields for foliar diseases and visit the head scab forecasting ...

  9. Prion Test Would Allow Early Detection of Mad Cow, Other TSEs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/prion-test-would-allow-early-detection-mad-cow-other-tses

    believes early detection is the best way to fight mad cow disease. He’s also creating tools to make it ... this group of diseases.” Funded by a three-year U.S. Department of Defense grant, Sreevatsan is ... commonly known as mad cow disease) and other TSEs such as scrapie in sheep and goats, chronic wasting ...

  10. Locally Grown Hops a Possibility for Ohio’s Booming Microbreweries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/locally-grown-hops-possibility-ohio%E2%80%99s-booming-microbreweries

    will evaluate new hop cultivars, innovative hop production techniques, insect and disease control ... years ago was because of disease and insect pests that reduced production in Ohio,” Bergefurd said. “We ... and updates, follow Farm Science Review on Twitter (@OhioStateFSR) and Facebook at ...

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