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  1. Beach Monitoring Practices Webinar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/beach-monitoring-practices-webinar-0

    It's summer and that means it's beach season. And when it comes to recreational lakes ... for Lakes and Streams' ongoing E.coli and blue green algae toxin monitoring and education ...

  2. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

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

    growing season. Routine vine nutrient assessment: Full bloom (Fig. 2): When approximately 50 to 80% of ... clusters; Fig. 3). For general vine nutrient assessment, bloom time sampling is not recommended due to the ... frequent changes in tissue nutrient concentrations. However, bloom time sampling may be useful as ...

  3. Asian Tiger Mosquito

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

    around 6 millimeters. Males are morphologically similar to females but are approximately 20% smaller and ...

  4. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

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

    a diversity of flowering plants that bloom at various times throughout the year.  In some situations, ... pollinators? Some plants are extremely attractive to pollinators while in bloom, such as crabapple trees. ... bee-attractive plants any time before bloom in the spring. Wait until the petals have dropped or use ...

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

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

    https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/immunization-coverage Community vaccine safety mrna covid-19 Animal Sciences Veterinary Medicine ...

  6. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    body. The nymphs or immatures resemble the adults in shape, but they are smaller, more rounded, ... wingless, and bright red. Eggs are dark reddish-brown.    Western Conifer-seed Bugs Adult western ... conifer-seed bug showing leaf-like structure on the hind leg. The western conifer-seed bug, also known as the ...

  7. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-58

    a whitish bloom. These cicadas emerge in midsummer every year. Cicadas have prominent eyes set wide apart on ... flagging. Cultural Contro​l: Delay Tree Planting If a periodical cicada emergence is predicted, it may be ... egg-laying. Blooming trees and plants should be avoided to reduce nontarget effects to honeybees. During ...

  8. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    Worker bees, all females, are much smaller than the queen, particularly early in the season. They take ... cool, wet conditions and in low light. This makes them important pollinators of plants that bloom in ...

  9. How to Identify and Enhance Ohio’s Wild Bees in Your Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-85

    largest (Agapostemon) are smaller than honey bees (5-11 mm). Key Character(s): Bright metallic green ... and orchard bees are found in the early spring when fruit trees are blooming, but there are some ... size or slightly smaller than honey bees (most 7-12 mm, some 12+ mm) (Image 16). Key Character(s): ...

  10. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    lack of fuzz on the nectarine skin. Usually, nectarines are smaller than peaches, have more red color ... temperatures or to bloom kill by late-spring frosts. The best chances for success in growing peaches in the ... home landscape result from selecting bud-hardy cultivars, protecting the bloom from late-spring frosts, ...

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