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  1. 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 ...

  2. African Swine Fever: A Severe Threat to Swine Herds Is on the United States’ Doorstep

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1036

    a disease caused by the African swine fever virus (ASFV). ASFV is a viral pathogen found primarily in ... industry can respond and stop the spread of the disease. Signs include high fever; decreased appetite; ... There are four main types of disease depending on the strain of virus infecting the pigs: peracute acute ...

  3. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2073

    infect the host with any of several different diseases, which can result in mild to serious illness or ... species in Ohio are medically important because they are disease vectors: the American dog tick, the ... of the season until his death. Diseases: The American dog tick is the primary transmitter of Rocky ...

  4. Bacterial Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-6

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. Although ... Pathogenic bacteria, on the other hand, cause severe and often fatal diseases in humans, animals and plants. ... The first bacterial disease ever discovered was anthrax (caused by Bacillus anthracis) of cattle and ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Strawberry Leaf Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-35

    Pathology Fungal diseases of the leaf may occur as soon as the first leaves unfold in early spring and ... continue until dormancy in the late fall. On highly susceptible varieties, these diseases can cause ... significant economic damage. The primary damage from leaf diseases is a loss of vigor through reduced leaf ...

  8. Staphylococcus aureus: A Problem When Food Is Left Out Too Long

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5564-11

    The disease that it causes can be serious, depending on individual response to the toxin, the amount ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot record the number of cases accurately unless the ... handling food. References Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2018). Staphylococcal Food ...

  9. 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 ...

  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 ... office.  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 ...

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