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  1. 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 ...

  2. Giant Caterpillars

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2015-11

    Most giant caterpillars are discovered when wandering across lawns, driveways, sidewalks, etc. These ...

  3. Carpenter Ants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2063

    Their trails often extend through the lawn. Landscape plants infested with plant-sucking insects are ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    inexpensive way to maintain good plant health in lawns and landscapes, and to maximize productivity of ... samples in a large area such as a lawn. The longer length and welded step reduces back and shoulder strain ... effective for lawns and landscapes if you are only performing plant nutrient maintenance tests over small ...

  7. Mary Gardiner

    https://entomology.osu.edu/our-people/mary-gardiner

    Hoekstra, S.W. Culman and M.M. Gardiner. 2020a. Vacant lot soil degradation and mowing frequency shape ... mowing, local vegetation and landscape composition on adult mosquito populations. Urban Ecosystems 22: ... predatory insects. Quarry Books. Beverly, Massachusetts. 176 pages.  Copies sold: 6,500 (Updated December ...

  8. Farm to Health: Maximizing Nutrients and Phytonutrients in Ohio Produce

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5581

    development of age-related chronic diseases, like cancer and cardiovascular disease. The 2010 Dietary ... treat, cure or prevent any disease. This project is made possible by funding through OSU CARES — an ... may prevent the development of heart disease and certain cancers. Cruciferous vegetables (leafy ...

  9. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants.     Figure ... 1. Inspection starts in the field. Many growers scout fields for plant diseases during the growing ... of plant pests and diseases. They may include (i) requiring products to come from areas free of ...

  10. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    stem strength, and reduced disease susceptibility. Plant Uptake and Soil K Forms Plant potassium uptake ...

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