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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

     and may use binders, such as starch, molasses, and arabic gum. Binders allow for considerable ... may also be densified into products, such as pucks and cubes that have bulk densities between 400 to ... close to the production site, pelletization may be necessary for low bulk density biomass that requires ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    phytonutrients. Phytonutrients may help protect against chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and ... with plastic bag to allow for air circulation and place in refrigerator. Change water daily. Herbs may ... herbs may be three to four times stronger than fresh herbs. When using dried herbs, use 1 teaspoon of ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Melons

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5523

    may help identify the best quality watermelons.  Examine the spot where the melon has been resting on ... watermelon. White seeds may indicate the melon was picked too early but seedless watermelons may still have ... a sealed storage container or place plastic wrap over the exposed part of the melon. Covered, cut melon may ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Greens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5519

    source of vitamin A, C, E, and K. They contain phytonutrients that may help prevent cancer and heart ... a phytonutrient that may reduce the risk of age-related eye disease. Vitamin C may be lost if greens are ... storing is not recommended as it may promote bacterial growth and spoilage. Fresh unwashed greens can be ...

  9. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    Male and female carpenter bees emerge in the spring (April and early May) and mate. Territorial males ... energy-consuming process, the female preferentially refurbishes an old nest rather than creating a new one. She may ... poles, and other wood products is reduced due to carpenter bee damage.  Carpenter bees also may be ...

  10. Oak Wilt

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-02

    (bur, chinquapin, post, swamp white, and white oak) (Figure 1B) are more tolerant of the disease and may ... However, there is some evidence that oak bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) may also be involved. ... Given the higher significance of underground spread, control of direct tree-to-tree transmission is much ...

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