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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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): ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Reminder for Time & Change Webinar Invitation

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/reminder-time-change-webinar-invitation

    led by prominent CFAES alumni and experts. Please mark your calendar! Button context:  Takes ...

  5. Attracting Pollinators to the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-47

    flowers. The western honey bee is the most dependable agricultural pollinator of many crops. It is not ... pollinators and by adapting gardening practices to protect pollinators. The western honey bee is a key ... along with plant cultivars to offer broad pollinator appeal. Bloom Through the Season Different species ...

  6. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    cultivar is likely more suitable for Ohio growing conditions, although its fruits are much smaller than ...

  7. Sand Size Analysis for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-757

    particles in that sample (by weight) are smaller, while 90% are larger. Usually this is denoted as the D10. ... sample has a smaller size. Also from the graph, find D60, where 60% of the sample has a smaller size. The ...

  8. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    There are several other species occurring throughout the United States, including the Pacific, western ... Typically, the male wasps are smaller than the females. Their coloration may resemble that of yellowjackets ...

  9. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    There are also southern and western chinch bugs that persist where their name suggests. The hairy chinch ... Blissus are very similar in form and an expert is needed to separate species and subspecies. Eggs The eggs ... long and 0.75 mm wide. The males are usually slightly smaller than the females. The head, pronotum, and ...

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

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

    spraying smaller areas such as tree seedlings, small lawns, or flower beds not suitable for power sprayers. ... smaller drift-prone droplets. Both will result in waste of pesticides or poor control of pests. Lastly, ... droplets with a narrow fan angle or smaller droplets with a wide spray angle, as shown in the figure on the ...

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