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  1. Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-soy-5

    field at planting, the soybean variety, tillage practices, soil texture, fertility, pH, and ... problems such as nutrient deficiencies, injury from herbicides, soil compaction, or other diseases. ... The number of SCN cysts or eggs found in the soil sample will determine the best management plan for ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Rapeseed as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0126

    25–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 3–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–8.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover ... crop rapeseed. Heat tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance ... crop rapeseed. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter ...

  4. Barley as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0113

    Sept. 28 Upright growth habit: 1.5–3.0 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of ... cover crop barley. Drought tolerance Very good Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Good Low fertility ... inches). Table 2. Rating the attributes of cover crop barley. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder ...

  5. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    and Dabney 1996. Cover crop benefits include: soil erosion protection, reduced nutrient leaching, ... a stream, the carrying capacity of water or the stream competence to transport soil sediment and nutrients ... increase nutrient efficiency through reduced soil erosion (less soil organic matter and soil nutrient ...

  6. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    forestland could benefit from timber stand improvement (TSI) or related forest-management practices. One of ... but research has indicated that it is not financially sustainable for commercial operations. Elm, soft ... nutrients. Fruiting occurs primarily in the wet, cool seasons (spring and autumn), but adequate rainfall ...

  7. Managing Corn in Response to Severe Storms and Short-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0151

    as responses after occurrence (e.g., fertilizer management, remedial product applications, crop ... (KSU, n.d.). Management decisions to lessen the negative yield impacts from short-term severe weather ... plants can occur at temperatures below 46 F. Colder soil temperatures also result in more calendar days ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Monitoring and Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Fruit Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0086

    network relies on Extension educators, state specialists, and research station managers to supply trap ... develop quickly.   Monitoring SWD Monitoring adult and larval SWD is essential for efficient management ... detection of SWD in fruiting systems by one to two weeks, which is critical for management decisions; ...

  10. The Benefits of a Healthy Diet for Children with ADHD

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1003

    diet supplies a higher amount of the most beneficial nutrients. Research shows that many children with ... FCS-1003 Family and Consumer Sciences 06/16/2022 Marino H. Markho, Undergraduate Research ... Assistant, College of Education and Human Ecology Lisa M. Robinette and Sarah Beth Dunn, Graduate Research ...

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