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  1. 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 ...

  2. What Schools Need to Know to Enhance School-Family Engagement within their Grandfamily Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hgy-5810

    help grandchildren by supporting grandparents in their efforts to raise grandchildren. Schools may be ... guidance may be a valuable resource for these caregivers.  Grandparents may need additional support to help ... privacy can convey a feeling of distance and may put families at arm’s length. In addition, school systems ...

  3. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    may still use the information included in this fact sheet as a guide. Suggested cold hardy cultivars ... mind that a large percentage of the fruits may not fully ripen at the end of the growing season. The ... protection, Brown Turkey may prove to be a challenge because fruits may not fully ripen until early October. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Botrytis Bunch Rot or Gray Mold of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-03

    bunch may be affected. Generally, healthy berries touching infected berries will become infected. Rotted ... penetrating the berry, the fungus may remain dormant until the fruit sugar content increases and the acid ... content decreases to a level that supports fungus growth. Symptoms then develop readily under warm, moist ...

  6. Jams, Jellies, and Other Fruit Spreads

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5350

    butter. Artificial sweetener may be added. Follow the directions on the modified pectin package or in ... tender and plump. Conserves are jam-like products that may be made from a mixture of fruits. They may ... later. To extract juice for jelly, follow these directions: Place fruit into a flat-bottomed saucepan and ...

  7. Guide to Creating Food Plots for White-Tailed Deer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-61

    direct sun for at least four to six hours each day to provide adequate sunlight for plant growth. You may ... and nature, and seeing wildlife thrive, you may generally find installing food plots rewarding. If you ... install food plots as a main goal to grow and harvest trophy animals, you may soon become frustrated. Food ...

  8. Slime Molds on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3074

    periods of leaf wetness and may be observed from late spring to late fall. Although not directly damaged ... molds may be found on all cultivated and weedy grasses. They are most prevalent following prolonged ... by slime molds, the aesthetic quality of a turfgrass stand may be affected by their presence. Plant ...

  9. Verticillium Wilt of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-32

    can survive in soil, and, once it becomes established in a field or garden, it may remain alive for 25 ... disease development may occur when soil temperature is from 70 to 75 degrees F (21 to 24 degrees C). Many ... plantings, symptoms usually appear just before picking time. Symptoms on above-ground plant parts may differ ...

  10. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: Linking Measured Values to Crop Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1651

    management practices according to how they may affect °Brix values of your crops, using proven approaches. ... most vegetable growers, buyers, and handlers may be the "bank" of numbers they develop in ... Pepper—New Zealand 6.0–9.0 Renquist et al., 2005 Sweet corn—SC 15.0–27.0 Hale et al., 2005 Processing ...

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