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  1. Parasitic Higher Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-9

    reasons why plants get sick and how to control or manage healthy plants. Some higher plant forms live on ... absorbing water and mineral nutrients from them. However, they possess chlorophyll and can manufacture their ... itself to the host’s roots and utilizes most of the host’s water and mineral nutrients, causing it to ...

  2. Septic Tank: Mound System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-744

    Cashell, On-site Educator, Logan, Utah Ohio has large areas of soils that are too shallow for typical ... septic tank-leach field systems, which require 36 inches of suitable soil before hitting a limiting ... 53 percent of soils in Ohio have limiting layers at shallow depths that do not provide the 36 inches ...

  3. Gluten-Free Eating: Important Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5589

    negative for Celiac might have a sensitivity to gluten. Research estimates that 18 million Americans have ... foods that are part of a healthy diet which contribute nutrients and fiber. Important Considerations ... knowledgeable in Celiac disease and the gluten-free diet play an important role in managing gluten-related ...

  4. Laundering Pesticide-Contaminated Clothing for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892225

    liquid forms of pesticides. Use 25 percent more soap when clothing has been treated with a soil- or ... residue. It can react with ammonia fertilizer to form chlorine gas. This can be fatal. All laundered ... Director, Agricultural Safety and Health, Ohio State University Extension; Michael Wonacott, Research ...

  5. Mycorrhizae in Urban Landscapes

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

    soil microbes and other plants for limiting nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus. Mycorrhizal ... disturbed, depleted soils such as mine spoils. In principle, highly compacted, organic nutrient-poor soils in ... introduced species. Recent studies by Ohio State researchers demonstrate that urban soils are rapidly ...

  6. Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-1035

    livestock to ODA’s Division of Animal Health by calling 614-728-6220. An integrated pest management strategy ... is needed to manage ALHT that includes biosecurity, scouting, animal treatment, and pasture ... management. Biosecurity: Check new stock thoroughly for ticks prior to introduction to your farm. Scouting: ...

  7. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    fertilizers soil nutrient availability water-soluble fertilizers Horticulture and Crop Science ... involve sustainable practices and materials. Nutrient Ratios Sustainable fertilizers tend to have smaller ... nutrient ratios. Examples of sustainable fertilizers are Sustane 8-4-4, Scotts Miracle-Gro Organic Choice ...

  8. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

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

    first time at our research center really liked them. However, growers are encouraged to only plant ... HYG-1439 Agriculture and Natural Resources 05/28/2020 M. Ryan Slaughter, Research Assistant II, ... suggested cultivars since our preliminary experience with them was positive.    Brown Turkey Figure 3. ...

  9. Depreciation of Farm Drainage Tile

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/OAM-1

    characterized by fertile, flat soils and adequate rainfall, crop production occurs on 45 percent of Ohio's ... land area. About 55 percent of Ohio's agricultural soils need drainage improvement to minimize ... soil erosion, excess soil-water conditions in the plant root zone, and unfavorable field conditions for ...

  10. Septic System Care and Maintenance 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-740-0

    will help prolong the life of your system: Divert rainwater drainage away from the soil absorption ... Keep pavement, decks, vehicles, heavy equipment, and other solid objects off of the soil absorption ... system area. Heavy objects can compact the soil and close up larger soil pores, which reduces the amount ...

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