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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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