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  1. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    ecosystems, especially with the soil biology to enhance the efficiency of agricultural management practices. ... reactions, such as soil organic matter decomposition and nutrient cycling. Aggregates: Primary soil particles ... Soil organic matter decomposition releases nutrients, especially N, but it also destroys soil structure ...

  2. Congratulations, Ed and Uttara!

    https://ati.osu.edu/july-13-2022/congratulations-ed-and-uttara

    Nursery Management AAS program. Her research focuses on developing sustainable crop production technology ... for ornamentals and hydroponic vegetables in controlled environment agriculture. Current research ... focus on developing sustainable production techniques for hydroponic food crop production. via nutrient ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Ruminant Feeds and Feeding

    https://ati.osu.edu/courses/ruminant-feeds-and-feeding

    ANMLTEC 3132T Principles of beef cattle and small ruminant nutrient requirements and feeding ... management with emphasis on the critical evaluation and formulation of rations in current management ...

  9. Pressure Canner Testing

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/pressure-canner-testing

    Did you know that Dial Gauge Pressure Canners should be checked for accuracy annually? Call our ...

  10. 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 ...

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