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  1. Periodical and "Dog-Day" Cicadas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-58

    branches, creating pockets in the branch. Each pocket may contain 20–28 eggs. Eggs are elongate and pearly ... white in color. The female continues laying eggs in rows along the branch. She may lay from 400 to 600 ... feeding on plant roots. During the spring of an emergence year, periodical cicada nymphs may build mud ...

  2. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    yield map data for post-harvest analyses or supporting crop management decisions based on your yield ... monitor and its components. Information provided by your dealer or manufacturer through on-site support ... through your manufacturer's website or by contacting technical support. Check all cables, ...

  3. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    feet” may be suffering from Phytophthora root rot. Symptoms include a general lack of vigor and a sparse ... plant stand. Apparently healthy canes may suddenly decline and collapse during the late spring or ... summer. In such cases, leaves may initially take on a yellow, red or orange color or may begin scorching ...

  4. Proper Calibration and Operation of Backpack and Hand Can Sprayers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-531

    directions on the chemical container label tell a user which application rates give the best results. ... calibrated correctly. If the sprayer is not accurately calibrated, too little or too much chemical may be ... walking speed. If needed, adjustments in spray pressure can also be done, but it may take larger changes ...

  5. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Lacewings

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-72

    Brown lacewings, however, may provide valuable pest management services as larvae and adults.  Photo ... credit: Eric C. Matthews. Debris-carrying larvae may use plant material, prey remnants or waxy secretions ... larvae may be “naked” or “debris-carrying.” Debris-carrying larvae cover themselves with material such as ...

  6. Cool-Season Turfgrasses for Sports Fields and Recreational Areas

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/str-1

    example, one cultivar may be more susceptible to a disease than another cultivar. Rutgers University has ... PRG may contain endophytes—symbiotic fungi that improve tolerance to insects such as bluegrass ... used to compensate for a higher seed mortality rate than a conventional spring seeding. April to May ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    before storing. Wash onions just before serving. Remove outer layers that may hold soil. Wash onions ... onions by heating over low heat with oil to achieve the desired color and consistency. Onions may also be ... may be paired with cooking onions: caraway seed, mustard seed, nutmeg, oregano, sage, thyme, chili ...

  8. Using Soil Electrical Conductivity (EC) to Delineate Field Variation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-565

    (EMI). These types of sensors do not directly make contact or penetrate the soil surface. The instrument ... a higher conductivity, directly influencing yield potential. This is why clay generally has a higher ... 1999). Temperature – Soil temperature can directly affect EC measurements but mainly around or below ...

  9. Pruning and Care of Tree Wounds

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3311-09

    responsible for nutrient and water translocation (phloem and xylem) or structural support (heartwood), ... nutrient and water availability. Some trees may never completely close their wounds, depending on these and ... longer recommended, with one exception: in areas where oak wilt disease occurs, wound paints may be ...

  10. Millipedes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2067A-10

    but may become nuisance pests indoors by their presence. At certain times of the year (usually late ... populations accumulating in swimming pools. Fall migrations during rainy and cool weather may result as ... Likewise, dry, drought conditions can stimulate migration. In the autumn, it is believed they may migrate ...

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