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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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: ...

  4. Magnolia Scale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-61

    in Ohio. Adult females may reach nearly ½ inch in diameter when fully grown. This soft scale is ... stunted. Additionally, development of leaves may be halted, resulting in a thinning canopy. Under ... a continuous and heavy infestation, even mature trees may be killed. Like most soft scales, the excess plant ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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