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  1. Chestnut Anthracnose

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-0051

    a disease of culinary chestnut that is found in orchards throughout the eastern United States. The disease ... chestnut nurseries. Disease severity cannot be assessed until harvest time because burs conceal the nuts ... throughout the growing season, so growers cannot predict crop loss until after harvest begins. Disease ...

  2. Managing Stress for a Healthy Heart

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.4-11

    highest rates of death due to stress-related conditions like hypertension and heart or artery disease. The ... piece to heart disease prevention is managing stress. Stress makes the heart beat faster to get the body ... cholesterol levels The development and progression of coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis) A weakened ...

  3. Aphids on Trees and Shrubs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2031-10

    leaves or small shoots. Since aphids may move from one plant to another, they may transmit plant diseases ... with black sooty mold. Cars, sidewalks, and lawn furniture under trees with aphids are also covered ... the alternation of hosts to escape the numerous predators, parasites, and diseases associated with ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Vibrio Species: Foodborne Illness and Seafood

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5575-11

    immune-compromised persons, especially those with chronic liver disease, is very serious and is often fatal. ... people attribute their illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease ... required to be reported to the CDC in order to help monitor trends in the disease. The CDC has calculated ...

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

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

    confused with appendicitis, sometimes resulting in unnecessary surgery. Crohn's disease has also been ... illness to a virus or flu. The local Health Department and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... incidence of other chronic diseases that affect the immune system. Foods Implicated Yersinia enterocolitica ...

  7. Gray Leaf Spot on Turfgrass

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

    grisea chemicla control gray spot st. augustine grass plant disease lawn and turf gray leaf spot on 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 ...

  8. Farming with Parkinson’s Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.5-11

    Engineering, The Ohio State University Parkinson's disease is the second most diagnosed neurodegenerative ... disease. It typically develops later in life and slowly progresses resulting from a deficiency in the brain ... each other. Without it, messages from the brain to the muscles are disrupted. Parkinson's disease ...

  9. Farming with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.6-11

    certificates. It can affect people of any age. It is the leading cause of irreversible kidney disease, non-work ... their bodies, realizing the disease can decrease endurance and physical tolerance, causing the onset of ...

  10. Fleas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2081-11

    hiding in carpet fibers, bedding, lawns or other protected areas. Pupae are enclosed in silken cocoons ... frequents (rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, cat or dog boxes, kennels, sand boxes, lawns, etc.). Eggs ... Trim lawns and weeds to create a less habitable environment for flea larvae and adults. Restrain cats ...

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