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  1. Northern Corn Leaf Blight

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-10

    severely diseased well after silking. During wet weather yield losses may be as high as 30-50% if the ... stalk rot and lodging, which may further reduce yield and grain quality. Fig. 1. Typical cigar-shaped ... including the husks, and produce dark gray spores, giving lesions as dirty appearance. The lesions may ...

  2. Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures

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

    manure—may result in using a product that doesn’t really work. Even worse, it may give a false sense of ... clean and freshly made as directed by the manufacturer. Lastly, disinfectants must have sufficient ... Virkon™ S) 1% Follow label directions. Virkon™ S Sodium Carbonate (soda ash)* 4% Add 5.33 ounces of sodium ...

  3. Spraying Recommendations for Soybean Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-526

    this may not happen for another five years. This leaves us with only one alternative option—be prepared ... overlapping and poor uniformity include: clogged nozzles, misaligned nozzles spraying at different directions ... towards the top of the plant. So, by the time we notice the problem in the mid- to upper canopy, it may be ...

  4. Growing Tomatoes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1624

    space can still grow tomatoes. Another option is to participate in a community garden. Gardeners may ... a frost. Typically, that date for central Ohio is May 20. The planting time for southern Ohio can be one to ... more information. Soil Reaction This term may not be a household name. Soil reaction is the degree of ...

  5. On-Farm Agrichemical Mixing/Loading Pad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-522

    directions. Figure 3. Agrichemical mixing/loading pad. A thorough rinsing of the sprayer tank may be needed ... mixing/loading pad. These may include: Handling and mixing of agrichemicals. Transfer of agrichemicals to or from ... spraying equipment repairs in this area to collect any material that may leak or is drained from the tanks ...

  6. Food Safety and Garden Flooding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1154

    to Floodwater Discard produce that has come into direct contact with floodwater The most conservative ... approach to handling any produce that comes into direct contact with floodwater is to destroy it. Fruits ... exposed directly or indirectly to floodwater, any produce that is meant to be eaten raw should not be ...

  7. Managing “Pollen Drift” to Minimize Contamination of Non-GMO Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-153

    distances compared to the pollen produced by other members of the grass family. Pollen may remain viable ... drops below 40%. Corn plants typically shed pollen for 5 to 6 days, whereas a whole field may take 10 to ... distance any cross pollination was detected was 600 ft. These results suggest that 150 ft. may be ...

  8. Preserving Food With Less Sugar

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5359

    identified as “low in added sugar” or “no added sugar” may still contain carbohydrates. Many foods contain ... may be different than expected and may be less acceptable. It may be beneficial to try the selected ... and loss of color may also occur in fruit preserved without added sugar. The fruit still contains ...

  9. Powdery Mildew of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-37

    surface has a powdery, white to gray coating (Figure 2). The patches may remain limited throughout most of ... the season. Severely affected leaves may curl upward during hot, dry weather. Expanding leaves that ... are infected may become distorted and stunted. On young shoots, infections are more likely to be ...

  10. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    damage. If temperatures are warm during flooding (greater than 77 degrees Fahrenheit) plants may not ... outright it may have a long term negative impact on crop performance. If excess moisture in the early ... vegetative stages retards root development, plants may be subject to greater injury during a dry summer ...

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