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  1. 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 ...

  2. Diplodia Tip Blight of Two-Needled Pines

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

    infection may expand down the branch, but the pathogen can also infect older tissues directly through wounds ... caused by insect activity or hail. Older cones are also susceptible to the disease and often support ... abundant fruiting on their scales. Occasionally, the fungus may form cankers on stems and branches of ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    spores are often airborne and spoilage may occur sporadically, but maintaining a clean work space and ... vegetables—with visible mold growth may also arise. Cutting off damaged portions (small lesions and spots) and ... Overly ripe or damaged produce may suffer from the same issue as above. As acids are converted to sugars, ...

  6. Whole Farm Planning Model

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-52

    in-laws, cousins, ex-spouses) who are not directly involved in the day-to-day operations. Individual ... members may be better with bookkeeping or managing employees, others may be better at managing livestock ... investments made by farm families are usually in land, machinery, and livestock. Farm operations may, however, ...

  7. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    pesticides around your home and yard, as well as by following directions on repellents. Repellents smell and ... Consumer Reports May 3, 2021). Chemical repellents are available at convenience stores, camping stores, and ... used if DEET causes irritation or reactions (Consumer Reports April 16, 2021; Consumer Reports May 3, ...

  8. Dealing With Anger in a Marriage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5191

    anger is the principal cause of violence toward another person. The success or failure of a marriage may ... uncomfortable about expressing anger directly so they learn not to make an issue of things. Suppressed anger can ... expressing anger directly is passive-aggression. Chronic criticism, sarcasm, and nagging are some examples. ...

  9. Cicada Killer Wasp

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-63

    killers rarely sting humans unless someone tries to handle one. However, homeowners may become alarmed ... aggressive territorial behavior, but they are incapable of stinging. Females may sting when handled roughly, ... Typically, the male wasps are smaller than the females. Their coloration may resemble that of yellowjackets ...

  10. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    a large quantity of new, dry bedding for the winter. Bedding materials may include wood shavings or chips, ... may malfunction and cause a fire.  Encourage Egg Production A decline or stop in egg production is ... Lights may be left on continuously or turned off manually or automatically with a timer.  Collecting eggs ...

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