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  1. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: An Overview of the Practice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1650

    chemical makeup) and the consumer's unique sensory apparatus. In fact, eating quality is best assessed ... by trained panelists because the human olfactory system is superior to all other ... others can rely on proven indicators of quality and field-friendly tools for measuring them. The level of ...

  2. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    considerable knowledge about cultivar selection, planting site, soil types, planting techniques, training ... fertilizer and application rates. Refer to Table 2 for suggested fertilizer application rates. Apply the ... , pruning, fertilization and pest management. Without sufficient and proper care for apple trees, fruit ...

  3. mRNA Vaccines: The Next Generation Tool to Fight Infections

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-34

    Application – An application is filed with the FDA and scientists carefully study the preclinical data to ... public use. Questions? Concern about new technologies and vaccination in general is natural. Overcoming ... 2021. "Immunization coverage." Key facts. July 15, 2021. ...

  4. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    sprays can be difficult even with training and regular calibration. The three rules of application ... for application of fertilizers and herbicides. A cone nozzle is likely to produce better results when ... selection (type and size) for different applications, read the OSU Extension fact sheet FABE-528 “Selecting ...

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

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

    with pesticide application, we strongly recommend that homeowners leave mosquito control to trained ... application.  Natural repellents approved by the CDC have lemon eucalyptus oil as a main ingredient, and recent ... pesticides requires specialized training that should be done by licensed professionals. However, there are ...

  6. Reducing 2,4-D and Dicamba Drift Risk to Fruits, Vegetables and Landscape Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-6105

    statements that warn users of this fact. While there are things that the applicator can control (e.g., nozzle ... information. It is also a good idea to inform the suspected pesticide applicator about your concerns and try to ... of stems and leaves. Unintentional application of a synthetic auxin herbicide to a sensitive plant, ...

  7. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    other fact sheets on ohioline.osu.edu or contact your OSU Extension office for information about ... This fact sheet will help Ohio gardeners select hydrangeas based on the ability to attract pollinators, ... are six species of hydrangeas commonly grown in Ohio. In this fact sheet, bigleaf (Hydrangea ...

  8. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    season.   Onions require more nutrients than other vegetable plants. Three fertilizer applications of ... a complete fertilizer is recommended throughout the growing season. The first application applied 40 to 60 ... Ohio. Site Selection  Onion grows best in an area that has full sun, loose, well-drained, fertile ...

  9. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    a pest management strategy, it is important to consider the potential impact on pollinators. This fact ... tables A and B at the end of the fact sheet). This fact sheet will mainly focus on insecticides, since ... tables at the end of this fact sheet provide a guide to relative toxicity and appropriate precautions for ...

  10. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    droughts, and control of insects. Fertilization of trees with mineral fertilizer (including “deep root ... feeding”) to increase vigor on sites with adequate fertility, i.e. over-fertilization, will likely make ... trees significantly more susceptible to the pathogen. If in doubt about the nutrient status of your ...

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