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  1. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    little canopy on the fruit tree or vine. They eliminate contamination of soil from pesticides, a problem ... shown in Figure 37 is equipped with the recirculation system. Research indicates that tunnel sprayers ... conducted in a commercial apple orchard by the same researchers using three different sprayers equipped with ...

  2. Preservative-Treated Wood: A Sustainable Consumer Choice

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-71-11

    plastic composites. This greatly enhances the life cycle management of treated wood. Conclusion Our wood ... aesthetically pleasing, and genetically diverse material we call wood. Unfortunately, our predominantly urban ... around our homes that lack treated wood's environmental friendliness and carbon neutrality. ...

  3. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    small groups in the soil. Some females lay between 20 to 300 eggs (fertilization is internal), which ... hundreds or more leave the soil and crawl into houses, basements, first-floor rooms, up foundation walls, ... newly developed wooded areas with virgin soil (decaying organic matter habitats) are often troublesome ...

  4. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    conventional tilled to no-till. The corn crop benefits from tilled soils due to the release of nutrients from ... microbes to decompose the organic residues and releases nutrients. Every one percent soil organic matter ... soil fauna back into balance, and start to restore the nutrients lost by tillage. In those transition ...

  5. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    species, limiting our ability to eradicate the virus a potential host capable of creating new virus ...

  6. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    insects, living in annual colonies that are formed in soil cavities, old rodent burrows, or similar voids. ... fertilized females seek overwintering sites. Remaining males and workers in the colony die with frost or the ... in ground that has little or no plant cover. They can throw up soil into a pile that is commonly an ...

  7. Rabies Prevention in Livestock

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-0001

    health department, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our ...

  8. Ambrosia Coloration in Maple Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0108

    red color and easy machining. Management of Ambrosia in Maple Most landowners do not want insect ... Active forest management can help reduce these stressors. However, insect populations can reach levels ... that result in attacks on even well-managed stands of healthy trees. In conversations with a number of ...

  9. Oilseed Radish Cover Crop

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-5

    soil quality for economic crop production. It has the ability to recycle soil nutrients, suppress weeds ... soil are rapidly absorbed by this cover crop, thus preventing leaching or runoff of nutrients into ... time. Capturing and recycling of excess soil nutrients in biomass is one of the most important features ...

  10. Ground Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2102-10

    squarely behind and have tiny pits in rows above. Adults are found on vegetation; larvae in moist soil near ... commonly found in burrows, under stones, and in damp soil. Seedcorn Beetle (7.5 mm) Adults are 5⁄16 inch ... spring. They can cause some injury to seed corn and sorghum planted in wet soils or under conditions that ...

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