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  1. 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 ...

  2. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1422

    years after planting or until the plants reach a height of 2.5 feet. Any blooms that form should be ... Early-Mid Good Medium Good Vigorous and upright; blooms late to avoid frost. Tolerates fluctuating winter ... but blooms early. Resistant to root rot. Draper Early-Mid Good Large Excellent Productive, vigorous, ...

  3. Crop Estimation of Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1434-11

    States. In addition, climate change (such as increased heat accumulation and rainy events) is predicted to ... variability, which can be achieved through crop estimation (CE). CE is the practice of predicting as accurately ... into three different stages (Figure 1). After bloom (flowering) and fruit set, initial berry growth is ...

  4. Communication Strategies to Support a Family Member with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5322

    effective assistance to those with diabetes. Behavior change experts suggest that people go through six ...

  5. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

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    determined from over 300 on-farm fertilizer trials in 39 Ohio counties. Grain yields reasonably predict how ...

  6. Tick Bites for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892279

    Deer tick and western black-legged ticks are much smaller than common dog and cattle ticks. When ticks ...

  7. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Monarchs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-82

    summer through early fall, visits are increasingly uncommon. Experts estimate that monarch populations ... an adult (butterfly) stage. While the adults can feed on the nectar of many summer- and fall-blooming ... bloom in midsummer into fall.  Liatris  (Photo by Beverly Turner, Jackson, Minnesota.) Aster  (Photo by ...

  8. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

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    color, bloom period, ripening season, disease resistance and pollen compatibility, all of which are ... In addition, the two cultivars selected need to have viable pollen and bloom at the same time to ... Ohio. Apple Cultivar Ripening Season Bloom Season Brief Description of Cultivar Pristine Early Early ...

  9. Crop Protection Apps

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    news articles, view videos, download publications, and access pictures which will aid you in adapting ... news. Cost: Free Account needed?  No Tank Mix and Equipment Setup App Details Tank Mix Calculator ​​​ ... local experts to help inform management decisions. Displays field boundaries, and instantly maps and ...

  10. Monitoring and Managing Spotted wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-86

    and establish infestations. For smaller systems where netting is practical, 80-gram insect netting is ... msue.anr.msu.edu/news/monitoring_traps_for_catching_spotted_wing_drosophila Lee, J.C., Bruck, D.J., Dreves, A.J., Ioriatti, C., Vogt, H., and Baufeld, P. 2011. In Focus: ...

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