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  1. Bacterial Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-6

    their hosts and bring about the formation of cancer-like overgrowths called crown gall. Bacteria that ... cause plant diseases are spread in many ways—they can be splashed about by rain or carried by the wind, ... courtesy Dr. Shabbir A. Rizvi, © The American Phytopathological Society. 3. Chemical Applications ...

  2. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    spray applications of calcium chloride may help to reduce bitter pit incidence. Use 2 pounds per 100 ... gallons water (1.5 tablespoons per 1 gallon water). Four to five applications at 10 to 14 day intervals ... can be made, the last coming about two weeks before harvest. Rinse sprayer thoroughly as calcium ...

  3. Understanding Genetically Modified Foods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5058

    Flavr Savr Tomato was the first U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved GM food available on ... soybeans are the most common genetically engineered crops in the United States (USDA, 2015). About 80–95% ... impact on safety and health in foods.   Who regulates GM foods? Current U.S. regulations covering GMOs ...

  4. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    includes such practices as digging, mowing, cutting, removal of umbels, grazing, and herbicide application ... effectively controlled using herbicides; however, multiple applications are usually necessary.     Figure 10. ... plant but are relatively ineffective at killing the root stock. Applications of triclopyr and glyphosate ...

  5. Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops, and Vegetable Gardens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1132

    recommendations guide fertilizer applications so just the right amount is used. Test results also provide ... adjustments, such as a fertilizer application, should be made at the appropriate time of the year. For example, ... fall is the best time of the year to make a lime application to raise the soil pH, while spring is the ...

  6. Stress Coping Methods

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5242

    “Stressed Out.” (2014). Accessed April 2015. npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/07/07/327322187/stressed-out-americans-tell-us-about ... created by stress can help save us from dangerous or negative situations. For instance, the body’s ... 15 minutes and write down everything that you are worried about. When the buzzer sounds, put away ...

  7. Extension in the Classroom

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/extension-classroom

      Extension in the Classroom- Program Topics Click the links below to learn more about the ... Junk Drawer Robotics STEM: Robotics   Mental Health: Mental Health Matters  Contact us to learn more: ...

  8. Soil Acidification: How to Lower Soil pH

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-507

    acidify such soils. Due to the cost, the application of sulfur to acidify soils is more practical for ... applications are not advisable (it can be done but changes in soil pH will not occur). Equation 1 shows the ... chemical process by which sulfur (S) application results in release of hydrogen ions (H +) to change soil ...

  9. Crop Nutrition Apps

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-55202

    applications (e.g. Apps) developed and offered to support nutrient management continues to grow. Many of these ... scouting, evaluating stress, and executing field applications. This list is not comprehensive but provides ... Calculate nutrition products and application rates based on lab analysis and info sheets. View fact sheets ...

  10. Spinner-Disc Spreader Set Up and Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-561

    important aspects of accurate spreading with these applicators include (1) accurate metering of the ... across the swath. In order to achieve expected application accuracy with spinner-disc spreaders, proper ... application rate such as with variable-rate application (VRA). Figure 1 shows that set-up, maintenance, and ...

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