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  1. 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 ...

  2. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    Bigleaf hydrangeas tend to have heavy nutrient needs, so a balanced fertilizer will ensure proper growth ... shade limits flowers. Soils and Fertilization pH range 5.0–7.5 Higher organic matter, well drained Well ... not enough room or local research experience to list them properly. There are too many new hydrangeas ...

  3. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    fertilizers soil nutrient availability water-soluble fertilizers Horticulture and Crop Science ... involve sustainable practices and materials. Nutrient Ratios Sustainable fertilizers tend to have smaller ... nutrient ratios. Examples of sustainable fertilizers are Sustane 8-4-4, Scotts Miracle-Gro Organic Choice ...

  4. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    pruning, fertilization and pest management. Without sufficient and proper care for apple trees, fruit ... considerable knowledge about cultivar selection, planting site, soil types, planting techniques, training, ... Nonresistant cultivars can be successfully grown in home orchards if an effective disease-management program is ...

  5. Triticale as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0120

    Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop triticale. Heat tolerance Good Drought ... tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... triticale. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Excellent Weed fighter Very ...

  6. Wheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0121

    habit: 3–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop wheat. Heat tolerance ... Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... attributes of cover crop wheat. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Excellent ...

  7. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    their own decision based on scientific research/suggestions and personal observations. Fertilization ... research and experience. Growers are still encouraged to conduct a soil test to determine soil pH and ... nutrient levels. They may have to experiment with the fertility program based on the levels established for ...

  8. Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5815

    ecosystem services). These services include the creation of oxygen, nutrient cycling, decomposition, and the ... raise young in landscapes that don’t include these plants. Native plants can beautify our surroundings ... to the region and generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and moisture ...

  9. Controlled-Release Fertilizers in the Production of Container-Grown Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1260

    intensively managed requiring high amounts of fertilizer for appropriate quality growth. Nutrients are ... a fertilizer release these nutrients to the water surrounding the roots?" Fertilizers differ in the rate ... at which their nutrients dissolve into water in the root zone. Water-soluble fertilizers (WSFs) ...

  10. 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 ...

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