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  1. 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 ...

  2. Injury Prevention: Working in Cold Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-981.14-11

    high blood pressure, or cardiovascular disease. When working in cold weather, precautions should be ... Yourself from Cold Stress. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational ...

  3. Farming After a Stroke

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-982.2-11

    for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022). Stroke. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    disease and insect resistance, and adaptations that allow the turf to thrive in differing environmental ... Street, Agronomist, Ohio State University Extension When considering the establishment of a new lawn, the ... to the conditions where the lawn is to be located. Shady, wet, poorly drained areas, or regions of ...

  5. Angular Leaf Spot of Strawberry (Bacterial Blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3212-11

    leaf spot is the only bacterial disease of strawberry in the Midwest. Though not usually a major ... problem in the Midwest, once introduced into a planting it can become very serious. After the disease ... productivity from diseased or dead leaves and (2) reduced yields due to unmarketable fruit with calyx ...

  6. 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 ... 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 ticks to their ...

  7. Fruit Rots of Blueberry: Alternaria, Anthracnose, and Botrytis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-44

    Anthracnose (ripe rot) is a serious preharvest and postharvest disease. Botrytis fruit rot is typically ... a minor disease but can become severe. Other fruit rots are less common. Losses result from unmarketable ... mycelium. This disease can also cause blighted leaves, blossoms, and twigs. If spores of the fungus are ...

  8. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    Disease Transmission Mosquitoes are reviled because they can transmit potentially deadly pathogens to ... state of Ohio pose the threat of disease transmission to humans and domestic animals (Table 1). Table 1: ... encephalitis, West Nile virus     In addition to disease transmission, when female mosquitoes bite humans and ...

  9. Power Lawn Mowers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591210

    lawn mowers according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Safe lawn mowing practices can save lives. ... Demonstrate PPE and lawn mower maintenance. Discuss various lawn mowing accidents and brainstorm about how ... operator’s manual. Before mowing remove debris from lawn. Wear protective, close-fitting clothing. Start ...

  10. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Inoculating Logs with Spawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0040

    disease damage should not be used. Optimum log size is 4–6 inches in diameter (although larger sizes may ... to inoculation. Log contaminants (insects, diseases, etc.) can be reduced by storing the logs off the ... have the maximum number of suitable logs that are easily inoculated. All diseased and wounded sections, ...

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