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  1. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Crab Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-70

    insects. The hunting ground of crab spiders varies among species. They may hunt on the soil surface, leaf ... a reproductive female. It’s not fully understood how males find their mate, but they may use airborne pheromones ... thought of as a form of courtship—referred to as a bridal veil. Spiders do not mate directly like insects ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Jumping Spiders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-74

    are highly dictated by the food sources available to them. Jumping spiders may feed on small, ... cockroaches. They may even feed on other spiders. In home landscapes where insect pests are widely available as ... prey, jumping spiders may provide valuable pest management services as natural enemies, suppressing pest ...

  4. Using Soil to Remove Pollutants From Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-745

    and supporting Ohio’s largest industry: agriculture.  The soil’s ability to purify wastewater has been ... treatment occurs in dense till due to low permeability and limited biological activity. Dense tills may ... wastewater. Pollutants can move quickly through saturated soil and may move considerable distances with the ...

  5. Food Preservation: Freezing Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5333

    prevent redepositing of dirt and residues. Peel, trim and cut into pieces as directed for each vegetable ... microwave blanch and risk low-quality vegetables should work with small quantities and follow directions ... developed, shell and follow directions for green peas. Peppers: sweet, green or red      Halves      Strips ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    white flowers appear May to June. Arranged in clusters at or near the tips of branches. Stamens extend ... methods that may be considered. The method applied depends on the size of the plants, the size of the ... appropriately labeled at the time of publication. Because pesticide labeling may change at any time, you should ...

  7. Red Stele Root Rot of Strawberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-34

    prevalent only in the lower or poorly drained areas of the planting; however, it may become fairly well ... roots and may be observed by gently digging up a few plants that are just beginning to wilt, taking care ... through, the root core (or stele) will appear to be dark red (Figure 3). It may be necessary to examine ...

  8. Phomopsis Cane and Leaf Spot of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-47

    three to four basal internodes (figure 1). The spots may develop into elliptical lesions that may grow ... together to form irregular, black, crusty areas. Under severe conditions, shoots may split and form ... die if large numbers of lesions develop. Infections of leaf petioles may cause leaves to turn yellow ...

  9. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    Corn P 2 O 5 0.37 0.35 5% K 2 O 0.27 0.20 26% Soybean P 2 O 5 0.80 0.79 1% K 2 O 1.40 1.14 19% Wheat ...  -----------------------------%----------------------------- Nitrogen (N) 1.33 5.91 1.60 Phosphorus (P) 0.27 0.57 0.36 Potassium (K) 0.30 1.58 0.33 Calcium ...

  10. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Plant Analysis 27: 1237–1249. Mallarino, A.P., J.E. Sawyer, and S.K. Barnhart. (2013). PM 1688 (A ...

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