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  1. Grape Berry Moth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0097

    larvae of this small moth are green-purple caterpillars about 1 cm (approximately 0.37 in.) long when ... applications can also be timed in sequence with the pest’s development. Early-season control of this pest may ...

  2. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    sizes, but a typical box will include a mated queen and about 100 female workers. It is important to ... $10.8 billion (Cooley & Vallejo-Marín, 2021). According to the 2019 U.S. Department of Agriculture ... (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. tomatoes grown under protection had a national ...

  3. Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5813

    primarily as food for juvenile bees. Specialist Bees: About a third of all bee species are pollen ... larval host for about 200 species of butterflies and moths, including the red-spotted purple and the ... pond edges. Buttonbush is a larval host plant for about two dozen moths, including the Titan sphinx ...

  4. Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0515

    the critical level are ‘optimal,’ and are unlikely to be responsive to fertilizer application. Soil ... fertilizer application. The critical level has been determined empirically from the results of hundreds of ... with the goal to ”buildup” soil test levels to the optimal range in four applications with this ...

  5. Chi Epsilon Sigma

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/about-operations/chi-epsilon-sigma

    extension.osu.edu/about/chi-epsilon-sigma for current information. Meeting dates: February 12, March 26, May 22, August 27, October 29, 2024 ... Happenings: Sign up for a CES Committee Sign up for Secret Friend Activity Join us for the CES meetings ...

  6. Ohio JCEP Accepting Applications for Professional Development Scholarships and Programming Grants – Deadline May 1

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/april-12-2024/ohio-jcep-accepting-applications-professional-development

    Ohio JCEP is accepting applications through May 1 for its second round of professional development ... application links can be found  here,  and grant information can be found  here. Click  here  to access the ...

  7. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    exchange capacity (CEC) and organic matter (OM). Soil pH tells us about nutrient availability and soil ... information helps us understand the soil's natural ability to retain and supply nutrients such as cation ... suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ...

  8. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    video to learn more about the Japanese hillside method: youtube.com/watch? v=aMsqJNjS6Bg. Lean-To ... Stacking Lean-to stacking (Fig. 6) is probably the most broadly applicable method. It is certainly the most ... shiitake production apply to all stacking methods. The application of these methods will depend on the site ...

  9. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Japanese Stiltgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-70-11

    lance-shaped, and about 1–3 inches in length. Leaves are sparsely hairy on both sides and along the margins. ... successfully utilized to manage stiltgrass, but its application is limited to roadsides, open areas, and trail ... stiltgrass that are not growing in close proximity to desirable plant populations. Application later in the ...

  10. Invasive Species Management: Common and Japanese Barberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0106

    the northern United States. Common barberry poses a serious threat to grain production in the U.S. by ... plant no longer has the energy stored to resprout. Mowing in combination with the application of ... repeated herbicide applications will be necessary to manage and control stands, reaffirming the importance ...

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