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  1. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    gardeners determine: Is fertilizer needed? A soil test evaluates the chemical composition or nutrient ... in moderately fertile soil. The addition of compost, peat moss or other organic material can slowly ... help improve soil texture, fertility and drainage. Alternatively, gardeners may plant peppers in ...

  2. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    nutrient deficiency observed in the vineyard. By directly monitoring vine nutrient status, fertilizer ... vineyards to monitor the overall balance of major nutrients and soil pH, a primary determinant of nutrient ... availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ...

  3. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    feeder, requiring a high level of nutrients. Have the soil tested and analyzed for site-specific ... recommendations for fertilizer applications. Contact your local OSU Extension office for information on soil ... based on the soil test. Soils higher in organic matter will generally need fewer applied nutrients ...

  4. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    Tisdale, and W.L. Nelson (eds.). 1999. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient ... and nutrient availability; thus it is an important soil property to consider for maximum productivity. ... uptake). Low soil pH also limits the release of some nutrients from soil organic matter and reduces ...

  5. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    important soil measurements that help determine how a soil is managed and fertilized. While standard soil ... Capacity (CEC) Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a fundamental soil property used to predict plant nutrient ... availability and retention in the soil. It is the potential of available nutrient supply, not a direct ...

  6. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    Horticulture and Crop Science Steve Culman, Assistant Professor and Soil Fertility Specialist, School of ... experimenter (differences in soil texture, topography, soil compaction, rainfall, nutrient status, disease ... of other possible explanations for the yield increase (historical management differences, fertility ...

  7. Growing Cabbage in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1611

    to avoid hot summer temperatures. Cabbage grows well in fertile, well-drained, moist soils with ... Fertilizing Fertilizer and lime are best applied using the results of a soil test as a guide. Contact your ... fertilizer thoroughly into the soil about 2 weeks before transplanting.  When transplanting, use a liquid ...

  8. Hydroponic Nutrient Solution for Optimized Greenhouse Tomato Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1437

    Nutrient Solutions Off the shelf fertilizers for phased tomato nutrient solutions are typically not ... fertilizer salts to formulate nutrient stock solutions to dilute and use for plants. Some fertilizer ... companies offer custom mix fertilizers if you are using them in large quantities. Using a phased nutrient ...

  9. Development of Living Skills Program Assistant Position

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/development-living-skills-program-assistant-position

    We are hiring for a Development of Living Skills Program Assistant! Join our Team! For more ...

  10. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    foraging for soil nutrients. These networks release enzymes into the soil and break down complex molecules ... soil nutrients back to plant roots. Most hyphae are either pure white or yellow and are often ... mycorrhizae networks like a spider web to explore the soil profile for soil nutrients.  Photographed by Tim ...

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