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  1. 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 ...

  2. CAITLYN M. TASNEY

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/5546

      Caitlyn m. tasney Department of Horticulture and Crop Science Professional Golf Management ... finding her Professional Golf Management major at Ohio State. Her nominator notes she “wishes she would ... how to live on her own while managing her time and keeping her grades up, has been her most valuable ...

  3. Mycorrhizae in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-01

    soil microbes and other plants for limiting nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus. Mycorrhizal ... disturbed, depleted soils such as mine spoils. In principle, highly compacted, organic nutrient-poor soils in ... introduced species. Recent studies by Ohio State researchers demonstrate that urban soils are rapidly ...

  4. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio's Forests: Autumn Olive and Russian Olive

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-69-11

    a wide variety of sites including nutrient- poor soils. They are among the first plants to leaf out in ... forests or wet soils. Identification The most prominent characteristic of both species is the silvery ... viable in the soil for approximately three years. Twigs Silvery or golden brown, scaly when young, often ...

  5. BRANSON D. VAN FLEET

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/node/5548

    classroom and with the high school’s successful FFA Chapter. He admired the ways Mrs. Jolliff managed her ... She served as faculty advisor to the Agricultural Education Society and supported Branson’s research ...

  6. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-18

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-17-18

    quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result in ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ... cropland values and rental rates. Professionals surveyed were farm managers, rural appraisers, agricultural ...

  7. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    nitrogen applied types of other nutrients present in the fertilizer soil type irrigation frequency  ... originated from calcite-rich glacial deposits. When the soil pH drops below 6.0, a number of nutrients ... Applications of enough lime to raise the soil pH above 6.0 can increase the availability of these nutrients ...

  8. Energy Conservation in Corn Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-102

    production more energy efficient. Use soil tests correctly. Know which nutrients are limiting and correct any ... deficiencies. A balanced fertility program is an efficient one. Deficiency in ONE nutrient will limit plant ... nitrogen fertilizers and pesticides are manufactured from natural gas and petroleum, respectively. Energy ...

  9. Natural Organic Lawn Care

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4031

    synthetic chemical fertilizers are often blamed for reducing earthworm populations in the soil, research has ... role in fertilizer recommendations, so don't guess—soil test first! University research has shown ... reduce soilborne plant diseases, and help hold nutrients for plant use. Good soil also contains adequate ...

  10. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Bush Honeysuckle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-68

    carbohydrates it lacks the high-fat and nutrient-rich content that most of our native plants provide migrating ... birds. Wherever invasive honeysuckle shrubs displace our native forest species there is a huge potential ... The bush honeysuckles as a group are shallow rooted plants that leaf out before many of our native ...

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