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  1. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    application instructions on the label supersede any specific instructions provided in this fact sheet. Treated ... stream corridors (Figure 1). It is also found in floodplains; moist, early-successional fields; and along ... asymmetrically lance-shaped, and about 1–3 inches in length. Leaves are sparsely hairy on both sides and along ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Forage as Vegetative Cover for Utility-Scale Solar in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4106

    loads. This fact sheet defines a utility-scale solar project as a solar electric generation facility that ... Commission of Ohio. Certifications grew to more than 2,895 projects in March 2021. Prior to 2020, most solar ... projects in Ohio were small projects located on homes, farms, and businesses. In fact, between 2010 and ...

  5. Botrytis Fruit Rot “Gray Mold” of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-36

    reduces fruit contact with the soil. Proper spacing of plants and timing of fertilizer applications are ... also important. Excessive applications of nitrogen fertilizer, especially in the spring before harvest, ... considering fungicide applications for controlling this disease. Control Figure 2. Later stages of gray mold ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... range recommendations of leaf blade tissue in our region. Answers to Common Questions About Petiole ... alone. However, the combination of soil and plant analysis provides the best assessment of fertility ...

  8. Growing Broccoli in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1605

    fertilizer applications. Fertilizer should be applied after transplanting and may be broadcast over the ... Broccoli grows best in areas with full sun and well-drained, fertile soils. Avoid sandy and poorly drained ... degrees Fahrenheit. Four to six weeks after germination, transplant to raised garden beds or field plots. ...

  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. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    replaced the use of cover crops with widespread use of fertilizers and herbicides. Now as some farmers are ... as well. When a field lays fallow for a period of time, the surface tends to seal and water will run ... spring, loss of soil from erosion is greatly reduced. 3. Fertility improvements —Legumes can add ...

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