Site

Search results

  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. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    acting as an alternative host for the disease, black stem rust, caused by the fungus Puccina graminis. As ... public health threat to humans, companion animals, and livestock. Multiple diseases of consequence such ... as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and anaplasmosis can be vectored or transmitted by ...

  3. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    especially important when controlling weeds in lawn areas that are close to the vineyard (e.g., an estate ... diseases such as Eutypa dieback. Leaf blade chlorosis is the primary symptom of ALS herbicide drift ... and recently updated resources from Ohio State. Effect of Major Variables on Drift Distances of Spray ...

  4. Sudden Oak Death (aka Ramorum blight)

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

    blight) is a disease caused by the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora ramorum that was discovered in ... central-coastal California in 1995. This pathogen had been known to cause disease in nurseries and gardens since ...  Sporangia of  P. ramorum. Photo by UC Berkeley. The disease causes extensive mortality on tanoak ...

  5. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    disease usually is not serious. This is an updated version of a fact sheet originally published in 1992. ... sometimes confuse these disorders with damage resulting from insects or pathological diseases, particularly ... used in controlling post-bloom diseases and insects affecting fruit. Do not apply calcium chloride ...

  6. Choosing a Laboratory for Nutrient and Soil Health Testing

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0107

    constitute an endorsement by The Ohio State University. Please check with individual laboratories for updated ...

  7. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    detection of insects and diseases Drones successfully and effectively monitor plant growth by collecting and ...

  8. Testing Protocols for Diseases Surveillance in Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-32

    industry relies heavily on surveillance to keep certain diseases out of the population. Avian Influenza ... (AI), Avian Mycoplasma and Salmonella are examples of such diseases. Surveillance is an intricate and ... complicated process that can be different in different diseases and in different situations. In this article ...

  9. Innovative tech shows promise to boost rubber production in US

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/innovative-tech-shows-promise-boost-rubber-production-in-us

    disease and high demand posing threats to the world’s primary natural rubber supply in Southeast Asia, ... for natural rubber. In 2019, 10% of the natural rubber supply was lost to disease – and the risk for ... were to make it from South America to Asia, the disease could wipe out most of the world’s natural ...

  10. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    Don’t use crowns that look diseased or stressed. Rhubarb crowns are best planted in early spring when ... Several diseases are known to cause problems in backyard rhubarb. Crown rot, caused by Phytophthora spp., ... (a funguslike water mold) is a disease that can be a problem in commercial production, but it is ...

Pages