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  1. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    but at higher levels may contribute to global warming. Anaerobic: Absence of oxygen or growing in the ... released as carbon dioxide into the soil atmosphere. Soil respiration is a direct and sensitive assessment ... water; regulating, such as the control of climate and diseases; supporting, such as nutrient cycles and ...

  2. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    of dead beetles are commonly found inside homes. MALB may also accidentally move into homes and other ... other unheated areas within buildings may crawl into rather than out of buildings. The movement of large ... Thus far, raspberries with their soft skins are the only fruit found to be susceptible to direct ...

  3. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    concentration may vary, as can the physical properties of granular material(s) which affect delivery and ... properties that directly affect the quality of spread of granular fertilizers have been prioritized and ... normally reported for fertilizers. Particle size and size distribution both have a direct influence on ...

  4. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    years. As a group, they can bloom from May through fall and have features that garner interest into early ... Hardiness: Old Wood vs. New Wood Some hydrangeas may not bloom each year in certain parts of Ohio because of ... actually infertile flowers with showy sepals, which supports the petals. The less-noticed flowers have more ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Onions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5524

    before storing. Wash onions just before serving. Remove outer layers that may hold soil. Wash onions ... onions by heating over low heat with oil to achieve the desired color and consistency. Onions may also be ... may be paired with cooking onions: caraway seed, mustard seed, nutmeg, oregano, sage, thyme, chili ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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: ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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. ...

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