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  1. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    sometimes confuse these disorders with damage resulting from insects or pathological diseases, particularly ... most common on Granny Smith, Delicious, Grimes Golden and Northern Spy in Ohio. Low soil pH, light ... Jonathan spot, however, appears to result from toxins accumulating in the lenticels of the fruit skin. ...

  2. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

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

    OSU South Centers, The Ohio State University Dr. Gary Y. Gao, Professor and Extension Specialist, OSU ... Science, The Ohio State University Bradford Sherman, Program Assistant, OSU South Centers, The Ohio State ... at OSU South Centers near Piketon, Ohio are delightful to eat. Photo by Gary Gao, The Ohio State ...

  3. What Do Fecal Worm Egg Counts Tell Us?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-27-11

    result is expressed as the number of eggs per gram (epg) of manure as opposed to "positive" or ... Sheep, Ohio State University Extension, Veterinary Medicine What is a worm egg count? A fecal worm egg ... "negative" or "+, ++, or +++" results that are often given from simple flotation procedures. ...

  4. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    SAG-19 05/04/2012 James Hoorman, Randall Reeder, Alan Sundermeier, and Rafiq Islam, Ohio State ... Index (C index): A new term explains the simple and integrated index that identifies the rate of carbon ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ...

  5. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    summer. In such cases, leaves may initially take on a yellow, red or orange color or may begin scorching ... that symptomless nursery plants may be an important means of initially introducing this pathogen into ... with field soil. Such plants pose little risk of introducing Phytophthora fungi into the field. To ...

  6. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    measurements. Agriculture Technology Providers (ATPs) and Precision Ag Services use soil EC sensors to generate ... and tags them with position information provided by a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit. The ... have a high ability to retain positively charged ions (such as Ca, Mg, K, Na, NH 4, or H). The presence ...

  7. Remote Sensing in Precision Agriculture

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5541

    (e.g., position and dynamic state of the platform, topographic relief, and earth rotation) which result ... With manned aircraft and UAVs, there is a less stable camera position. This results in variable spatial ... crop nutrient deficiencies, and other crop and soil conditions are required. As a result, maps ...

  8. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    FABE-550.1 07/28/2016 John Fulton, PhD, The Ohio State University Kaylee Port, Project ... Coordinator, The Ohio State University The application quality of dry granular fertilizer depends on several ... operation are important for both profitability as well as minimizing environmental risks associated with ...

  9. Converting Biogas to Transportation Fuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-653.2

    Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University Concerns about depletion of fossil fuels and energy ... security have increased interest in renewable energy sources. Biogas, generated from anaerobic digestion of ... generated from biogas/biomethane via three main reforming processes [7]. Dry reforming and steam reforming ...

  10. Basic Estate Planning: Tax Basis if Property Is Transferred

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/EP-3

    result in higher income tax liability at a later date due to more capital gain. Ohio also permits ... Some Ohio income tax will also be due. Many choose not to sell farms to family members due to this tax. ... has been indexed for inflation since 1998, but it is rounded down to the lowest $1,000 increment. At ...

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