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  1. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    textures. The range of soil-test K values, nutrient management approaches, and soil textures provides ... ANR-0147 Agriculture and Natural Resources 01/19/2024 Manbir Rakkar, Soil Fertility ... the surrounding soil (higher concentration) during active nutrient uptake. Soil conditions that impact ...

  2. Sudden Oak Death (aka Ramorum blight)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-05

    many Phytophthora species, which infect hosts through soil and water, P. ramorum also infects hosts ... aboveground portions directly or produce motile zoospores that spread in soil and water. Zoospores also infect ... from the accumulation of infectious propagules in the water or soil, although this has not yet been ...

  3. Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59191

    also be imposed. Soil is an extremely heavy material and may weigh more than 100 pounds per cubic foot. ... A cubic yard of soil (3 by 3 by 3 feet), which contains 27 cubic feet of material, may weigh more than ... the size of the average office desk. Wet soil, rocky soil, or rock is usually heavier. A person can ...

  4. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    fertilizer application. Operating conditions such as terrain, soil surface conditions, environmental ... corn soybeans wheat nutrient management agronomy Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering ... that impact accurate spreading of fertilizers. Spinner-disc spreaders are commonly used to apply ...

  5. Biomass Availability in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-541

    cellulosic ethanol production will have a negative impact on soil quality. Essential plant nutrients are ... contained in crop residue, which are returned to the soil through decomposition. If these nutrients are ... eere.energy.gov/bioenergy/pdfs/final_billionton_vision_report2.pdf. Farm Management biofuels biomass feedstocks corn stover soil quality soil erosion cellulosic ...

  6. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/zoonotic-disease-program/resources/lyme-disease. USDA ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Services). 2016. Barberry ... Ohio and surrounding states’ natural landscapes and forests. Recent research has indicated ... and landscape managers to be able to identify it, manage it, and prevent its spread into natural and ...

  7. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology; The Ohio State University Bumble bees are managed ... bees are better suited for indoor pollinating than the more commonly managed honey bee because of their ... managed bees for the purpose of supplying pollination services to crop systems (Strange, 2015). The two ...

  8. Growing Blueberries in the Home Garden

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

    test soil for pH, lime index (buffer pH), nutrient status, and organic matter content before conducting ... because the plants require very acidic soil conditions in order to grow and thrive. Few backyard soils in ... blueberries, one must take precautions to check and correct soil acidity before planting. Blueberries grow best ...

  9. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    different reasons for owning and managing their woodlands. Some desire woodlands that provide habitat for ... woodlands to provide these and many other values can be enhanced through crop tree management. Figure 1. ... trees. In an unmanaged woodland, competition among trees for light, water, and nutrients is often severe ...

  10. A Guide to Corn Growth and Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0148

    fertility, stress, and plant competition. On the other hand, corn development relates to the plant’s progress ... coleoptile emerges through the soil surface (Figure 2). The root system consists of the radicle (with branch ... primarily related to soil temperature, soil moisture, planting depth, and seed-to-soil contact. Earlier ...

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