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  1. Prevention Of Cyanobacterial Bloom Formation Using Cyanophages

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/viruses-prevent-cyanobacterial-bloom-formation

    for more than two days. Microcystins are a type of cyanobacteria produced by harmful algal blooms ... A naturally derived method to slow down the formation of harmful algal blooms and treat contaminated water. ... both lake water and water treatment plants. Ingesting water contaminated with microsystins can cause ...

  2. Geospatial Data Warehouse For Improved Agricultural Water Quality

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    Description Determining the cause of water quality issues in Lake Erie is a complicated business, with many ... prevent--harmful algal blooms. Full Project Information Read about the project at the Ohio Sea Grant website.   ...

  3. Reduce Nutrient Runoff

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/reduce-nutrient-runoff

    Keeping Nutrients on the Land One of the biggest contributors to harmful algal blooms (HABs) in ... the best strategies to reduce phosphorus from farm fields to improve the overall health of Lake Erie ... quality collaborations a little easier by mapping connections between groups with a stake in the Lake Erie ...

  4. Evaluation Of Cyanobacteria And Their Toxins In A Two-Staged Model Of Hepatocarcinogenesis

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/role-cyanobacteria-liver-cancer

    Illnesses caused by exposure to cyanobacterial toxins – which come from hazardous algal blooms in lakes ... Do algal blooms lead to cancer? Principal Investigator Christopher Weghorst, Ohio State University ... Description Research investigates the role of the algal toxin microcystin in the development of liver cancer ...

  5. Ohio State Making Strides in Working to Improve Water Quality

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-making-strides-working-improve-water-quality

    algal blooms caused dangerous microcystin levels in Lake Erie and shut down Toledo’s water supply for ... water resources and promote harmful algal blooms. Major water quality problems have occurred in Lake ... Erie, Grand Lake St. Marys and other Ohio water resources in recent years. Within these aquatic ...

  6. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/updating-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index-generating-positive-initial-results

    Scioto, Grand Lake St. Marys and Western Lake Erie Basin watersheds. To date, the project has collected ... in the degradation of Ohio surface water and contributes to harmful algal blooms. “Our intention is ...

  7. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    to the harmful algal blooms plaguing Lake Erie and other bodies of water in recent years. “Since we ... on the link between phosphorus, harmful algal blooms and agriculture; best management practices for ... nearby and downstream water resources. Experts say soluble phosphorus runoff from farms is a contributor ...

  8. Ohio State Improving Water Quality, One Farm at a Time

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-improving-water-quality-one-farm-time

    to help protect water quality in the western basin of Lake Erie. Ohio, Michigan and Indiana farmers ... would especially benefit the watershed around Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio, where there are ... real-time concentrations of microcystin in Lake Erie’s waters. A sensor will be developed to detect ...

  9. Guidance for powdered activated carbon use to remove cyanotoxins

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/ohio-dept-higher-education-projects/activated-carbon-remove-cyanotoxins

    Smarter charcoal use: guidance for water treatment plants during algal bloom season Principal ... effectively remove harmful algal toxins from drinking water. Harmful algal blooms can produce a family of ...

  10. Development Of An Integrated System For Nitrogen And Phosphorus Removal From Animal Manure

    https://field2faucet.osu.edu/about-us/projects/field-faucet-projects/method-extracting-n-p-manure

    a growing crop could absorb. Too much phosphorus in our lakes can lead to harmful algal blooms.   A research ...

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