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  1. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    trafficability Difficult to incorporate cover crops with tillage Recycle nutrients, fix nitrogen with legumes May ... increase disease risks Improve weed control, beneficial insects, disease suppression May increase insect ... either increase or decrease with cover crops. If cover crops are difficult to control, pesticide use may ...

  2. How to Identify and Enhance Ohio’s Wild Bees in Your Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-85

    tunnel. Many of the ground nesting bees only have one generation a year, though some may have multiple ... important for species identification. Occurrence: The highest diversity found in April through May, but some ... directly under the squash plants, many times hidden from view by the large plant leaves. Management: Deep ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Characteristics of a Boomtown

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-sed-2

    California. As a result of the increased population, mining towns appeared throughout the region to support ... initial exploration/land acquisition; (2) drilling and construction of supporting infrastructure; (3) ... drilling and filling in supporting supply chain; (4) mature stage of production” (p. 14).    Image 1: ...

  5. New and Revised Community Development Fact Sheets Now Available

    https://comdev.osu.edu/news/new-and-revised-community-development-fact-sheets-now-available

    completed. Data can be facts or figures from which conclusions may be drawn (Ajayi, 2017). Joint Economic ...

  6. Brown Rot of Stone Fruits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-29

    infected by direct penetration near their tip. A canker may form encircling the twig, causing death of the ... apricot, and cherry). The brown rot fungus may attack blossoms, fruit, spurs (flower and fruit bearing ... the tree. Peaches not kept in cool storage may be rotted in two to three days by the fungus. Figure 1. ...

  7. Plants Get Sick Too!

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-1

    two-thirds of some crops are lost, thereby adding to the world hunger problem. Although not directly related ... Pathology. In the case of disease, the source of continual irritation may be abiotic (non-living) or biotic ... disease in humans and animals. Pathogens may infect all types of plant tissues to include leaves, shoots, ...

  8. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the skin occurs and may ... flower formation. In moist, fertile soils this usually occurs in the second year of its life, but may not ... flood plains, and wind are the primary dispersal mechanisms for giant hogweed seed; however, animals may ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    varieties of eggplant may range from egg-shaped to long and slender. Avoid those with brown or blue streaks, ... bitter and poor in flavor. Decay may appear in any dark sunken area on the surface. Cracked skin across ... brown spots may indicate a storage-related disease that causes eggplant to spoil rapidly. Yield Due to ...

  10. Gas Welding Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59178

    T F 4. Extra gas and oxygen cylinders may be stored together.     T F 5. Personal protective equipment ...

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