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  1. 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 ...

  2. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-03

    soil, soil nutrient analysis by a reputable lab may be warranted. Building organic soil fertility with ... although they are not damaged. Management Avoid planting susceptible pines in areas that are prone to cool ... and wet weather in the spring followed by drought or dry soil conditions during the rest of the year. ...

  3. Seeding Recommendations Following Pipeline Construction

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-32

    made, a soil sample should be taken to determine the present and future lime, and fertilizer ... Contact your local Ohio State University Extension office for information about soil testing, nutrient ... Ownership Energy and Environment Farm Management shale oil gas easement pipeline soil erosion reducing ...

  4. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    ; however, they will be most productive on sandy loam soils that contain organic matter and plant nutrients ... determine soil pH and nutrient levels. Add all of the lime or sulfur to adjust soil pH and then add any ... necessary nutrients according to soil test recommendations. Plant raspberry bushes on ridges or in raised ...

  5. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    soil. Without oxygen, the plant cannot perform critical life sustaining functions; e.g., nutrient and ... kingcorn.org/news/timeless/PondingYoungCorn.html (URL verified 1/19/17) Farm Management corn agronomy flooding ponding saturated soil ... Geyer, Research Assistant, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science The extent to which flooding ...

  6. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    supplied with organic matter and nutrients is most suitable. If you have heavy clay soil in your garden, ... test reveals the soil pH, buffer pH (also called lime index), and nutrient levels. If the soil pH is ... gives you a baseline for better understanding your soil needs. Proper fertilization will not only ensure ...

  7. Growing Muskmelons in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1615

    fertilizer nutrients per 1,000 square feet of plot space would be adequate: 1 pound of actual nitrogen, ... raise the soil pH to the range of 6.4 to 6.7. Pest Management Insect Management Adequate spacing between ... a warm season crop, adapted to average monthly temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees F, and needing ample soil ...

  8. Role of Soil Bacteria

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-36

    Natural Resources Microbes in the soil are directly tied to nutrient recycling especially carbon, ... the soil including improved soil structure and soil aggregation, recycling of soil nutrients, and ... soil nutrients.     The decomposers consume the easy-to-digest carbon compounds and simple sugars and ...

  9. Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-5

    field at planting, the soybean variety, tillage practices, soil texture, fertility, pH, and ... problems such as nutrient deficiencies, injury from herbicides, soil compaction, or other diseases. ... The number of SCN cysts or eggs found in the soil sample will determine the best management plan for ...

  10. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    Fertility and Fertilizers: An Introduction to Nutrient Management. (6th Ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: ... soil conditions to thrive. Throughout Ohio and many other parts of the Midwest surface soils are ... neutral to slightly alkaline. Elemental sulfur can be applied as a soil amendment to decrease the pH or ...

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