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  1. 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 ...

  2. Bacterial Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-6

    disease including the reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. Although ... with the transport of water and nutrients in the plant. Many of them are vectored by sucking insects ... absence of a susceptible host by either going dormant in infected tissue, infested soil or water, or in an ...

  3. Gray Leaf Spot on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3083

    stress should be used for gray leaf spot management. Fertility. Adequate nitrogen fertility is ... plants. The overall appearance often resembles severe drought stress, but if soil moisture is checked, the ... test will show that the soil has adequate water. Severe outbreaks look as if the turfgrass was scorched ...

  4. Sclerotinia Stem Rot (White Mold) of Soybean

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-3

    able to survive in the soil for many years and management becomes more and more difficult. The fungus ... for many years in the soil, but under moist and cool conditions, the fungus can resume growth as ... myceliogenic (mycelium growth through the soil) or carpogenic (germination through formation of an apothecium). ...

  5. Small Ruminant Production: Are CIDRs Reusable?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1025

    several reports indicate that fertility after prolonged periods could be reduced compared to natural ... provide the best fertility rate—and net profit—when implemented in a short-term protocol. However, ... with this management plan will be the ability to properly clean and store used CIDRs. Economically, it ...

  6. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    States Department of Agriculture, Application Technology Research Unit (USDA ARS) in Wooster, Ohio. This ... soil heat flux is not considered. Greenhouse heat-loss properties are determined based on geometry of ... (replacement cycle) need to be considered when selecting glazing. In our example simulation we used ...

  7. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Instructions for Measuring °Brix in Cucumber, Leafy Greens, Sweet Corn, Tomato, and Watermelon

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1653

    management. Over time, they may also influence soil management. Regardless, to be useful, °Brix values must be ... soil type, moisture, fertility, etc. Select mature and saleable fruit of similar age and position on ... around the growing area to include potential variability in soil type, moisture, fertility, etc. Select ...

  8. Feeding Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-6

    Horse energies conform to the 1989 NRC nutrient requirements of horses. Bibliography National Research ... nutrient concentration of the hay to what is required for the horse. When we do this, we learn that the hay ... sources. Research has indicated that working horses may perform better when fed plant energy as protein ...

  9. Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Carrots

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5514

    other nutrients including fiber. One cup of cooked carrots has only 45 calories. Storage Remove the ... and even in desserts. Overcooking carrots results in a loss of nutrients and flavor. Wash carrots ... is nutrient-rich. When washing large amounts of carrots, lift them from the water to prevent ...

  10. Ants In and Around the Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2064

    colonies or use baits that are especially liked by particular ants. To effectively manage ant problems, one ... preferences during the season! Some species nest only in soils while others can occupy small cavities, ... usually located in the soil near the house foundation, under concrete slabs, in crawlspaces, in structural ...

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