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  1. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    initiate flower formation. In moist, fertile soils this usually occurs in the second year of its life, but ... when not managed. This plant, once found exclusively in ornamental gardens, has escaped and has become ... established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ...

  2. Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-519

    fertilizer trials fertilizer recommendations soil nutrient management micronutrients soil conditions ... of the unfertilized crop yield Data Sources: Jay Johnson Soil Fertility Research Reports, 1976 to ... Recommendations Update Project, unpublished data. Farm Management soil fertility corn soybean alfalfa wheat ...

  3. Ohioans grow their own food with victory gardens

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohioans-grow-their-own-food-with-victory-gardens

    Our Master Gardener volunteers plant, maintain and harvest the produce. Then they take that down to ... people aren’t comfortable working with fresh produce, Bennett said. “Our family consumer science ...

  4. Ticks and mosquitoes are waiting on you

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ticks-and-mosquitoes-are-waiting-you-0

    Knowledge Exchange. “It provides up-to-date information on the newest research and data to assist Ohioans in ...

  5. Corn Growth and Development: Does Tillering Affect Hybrid Performance?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-121

    plant population and spacing, soil fertility, early season growing conditions, and the genetic ... background of the hybrid. Nearly all hybrids will take advantage of available soil nutrients and moisture by ... likely to develop when soil fertility and moisture supplies are ample during the first few weeks of the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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