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  1. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University Extension, Wooster Hepatitis is ... tainted water, or through produce irrigated or fertilized with feces from infected swine herds. Currently ... shellfish such as oysters and on strawberries that were fertilized with infected pig manure (Meng 2011).  ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    soil fertility is essential for optimal onion production. Testing your soil pH and nutrient ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ... is recommended to test your soil every three years; once before planting, and then after fertilizing ...

  4. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    Heavy, wet soils that remain saturated for extended periods of time are required for disease development. ... green. To observe below-ground symptoms, you need to remove several inches of soil around the base of the ... soilborne fungi, many of which are common inhabitants of most orchard soils. Some species that are not ...

  5. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    Entomology Masked chafers are beetles that have larvae, called white grubs, which can attack managed turf. ... surrounding soil and increase to 2.1 mm in diameter and have a nearly spherical shape. Larvae: First instars ... in mid-June and are active into mid-July. Males come to the soil surface after dark before females ...

  6. Tree Pruning and Ladder Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892282

    penetration in soft soil. Improper setup and use of tripod ladders leads to many incidents, including falls: ... Wonacott, Research Specialist, Vocational Education; Peter Ling, Greenhouse Specialist; and Thomas Bean, ... Management Home, Yard and Garden Horticulture safety horticulture landscape tree pruning and ladder safety ...

  7. Optimizing Field Traffic Patterns to Improve Machinery Efficiency: Path Planning Using Guidance Lines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5531

    nutrients along with increasing yield potential, thereby enhancing farm economic potential. Other benefits ... accurate placement of inputs, and the ability to manage around environmentally sensitive areas within ... management, and begin at the closest field edge to the machine entry point. For straight guidance lines, the ...

  8. Identification and Management of Soilborne Diseases of Tomato

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3314

    discoloration near the soil line and discoloration may continue up the stem (Figure 2). Roots may look brown and ... soil survivor. Corky root rot is caused by the fungus Pyrenochaeta lycopersici and survives in soil via ... causes anthracnose on tomato fruits. The pathogen is capable of surviving in soil by microsclerotia that ...

  9. Using Ice to Protect Outdoor-Growing Plants against Frosts and Freezes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1262

    large volumes of water are applied to the crop. As a result (especially when ice melts), nutrients are ... leached out of the containers. Fertilizers need to be re-applied to restore proper levels of fertility for ... omissions. The views and opinions expressed in the fact sheet when making management decisions do not ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    Research Station, GTR SRS-119. Miller, J.H., S.T. Manning and S.F. Enloe. 2010. A management guide for ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... copies of most herbicide labels and SDS could be obtained online at the Crop Data Management System ...

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