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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-06

    scabby wheat seeds are planted, seedling blight may develop, plus the scab fungi also cause root and ... weather, the incidence of infected heads may be as high as 100 percent in some fields. In these cases over ... 50% or more of the spikelets may become damages. Scab also causes floret sterility, poor test weights ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    the most popular small fruits to grow in home gardens. Some varieties, if managed well, may produce ... canr.msu.edu/news/selecting_strawberry_varieties_for_your_garden. National Center for Home Food Preservation. n.d. University of Georgia, College of Family and ...

  8. Crop Responses to the Environment

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-3310

    Prereq: 2202 or 2202E, and Biology 1113 or 1113H. If you enjoyed this course, you may like... HCS 3320 ...

  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. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Peaches

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5525

    a low-calorie dessert or snack. A non-caloric sugar substitute may be used to sweeten the snack. Try mixing ... goods, such as pies, cobblers, muffins, and crisps. Make peach-apple salsa using the directions on the ...

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