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  1. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    acidify such soils. Due to the cost, the application of sulfur to acidify soils is more practical for ... horticultural crops than agronomic crops. The objective of this fact sheet is to provide interested individuals ... applications are not advisable (it can be done but changes in soil pH will not occur). Equation 1 shows the ...

  2. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

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

    spray applications of calcium chloride may help to reduce bitter pit incidence. Use 2 pounds per 100 ... gallons water (1.5 tablespoons per 1 gallon water). Four to five applications at 10 to 14 day intervals ... can be made, the last coming about two weeks before harvest. Rinse sprayer thoroughly as calcium ...

  3. Asian Tiger Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-87

    Pupae are small (about one-eighth inch long), brown, and comma-shaped. The pupae also breathe air ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2016. Mosquito Bite Prevention (United States). U.S ... https://www.cdc.gov/chikungunya/pdfs/fs_mosquito_bite_prevention_us.pdf. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2017. Surveillance and Control of Aedes aegypti and ...

  4. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    to learn about soil testing procedures. Fertilizers are labeled on the bag by the percentage of ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  5. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    proper application rates are used so that issues associated with over-fertilization, such as burning of ... nutrient deficiency, homeowners may wish to apply mineral fertilizers for rapid, reliable growth responses, ... including callus growth. However, before fertilization is even applied, care should be taken to ensure that ...

  6. Lady Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-45

    called ladybugs or ladybirds, are some of the most commonly known beneficial insects. In fact, the ... upon temperature, humidity and food supply. Usually the life cycle from egg to adult requires about ... A few species even feed on plant and pollen mildews. One larva will eat about 400 medium-size aphids ...

  7. Nematode Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-8

    Horacio Lopez-Nicora, Department of Plant Pathology This is the eighth fact sheet in a series of ten ... smaller leaves. These are, in fact, the symptoms that would appear in plants deprived of a properly ... that can move soil particles about—equipment, tools, shoes, birds, insects, dust, wind and water. In ...

  8. Biopesticide Controls of Plant Diseases: Resources and Products for Organic Farmers in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-18

    provides valuable information about plant health (apsnet.org). IR-4 Project. This federally-funded effort ... clay, potassium bicarbonate, and enzymes as the active ingredient. In this fact sheet, only commercially ... sustainable tools for disease management. While their use is not overly complicated, the application of some ...

  9. Wheat Growth Stages and Associated Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-126

    disease(s) found in the field?   Does the crop yield potential warrant the cost of application of the ... the crop and unwarranted or ineffective applications. These decisions can make wheat production more ... vary among tillers and across the field, it is important to sample and examine primary tillers at ...

  10. Ohio No-Till Field (half) Day

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-field-half-day-0

    FFA Science Fair project next year.) Also, Taylor will share observations from the rainy 2021 spring ...

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