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  1. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    growers for additional information about strawberry cultivars.  Table 2. Disease Resistance of Suggested ... types of plants as they appear until about the middle of June (first year only). Then allow flowers to ... mower as high as the blade will go to avoid injuring plant crowns. Narrow the rows to a width of about ...

  2. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    about 8 to 15 tons of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, earthworms, and arthropods. See fact sheets ... material yields about 60–80 g (lbs) of carbon dioxide, which is released into the atmosphere. The remaining ... 20–40 g (lbs) of energy and nutrients is decomposed and turned into about 3–8 g (lbs) of microorganisms ...

  3. Making Fruit Leathers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5361

    pieces. Spread purée evenly, about ⅛ inch thick, onto drying tray. Avoid pouring purée too close to the ...

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

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

    a small amount of soil, about 1 pint in volume, is sent as a representative sample to the testing lab. ... pieces of organic debris as well as small stones or rock pieces. Take about one pint of the composite ... Figure 11: Take about one pint of the composite sample to be sent for testing. Figure 12: The bag is ...

  5. Corn Response to Long-Term Weather Stressors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0150

    precipitation may explain about 30% or more of the year-to-year variability of crop yields in the largest crops, ... Maycock, T. K. (2023). Fifth National Climate Assessment. U.S. Global Change Research Program. ...

  6. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2073

    Identification: The unfed adult female is about 3/16-inch long, brown, with a distinctive silvery spot on the ... in shape and ~7/16-inch long. The male tick is about 3/16-inch long, brown, with whitish markings ... about 1/8 inch long. After feeding, the female is much larger (~a 1/2-inch long) and bluish gray. ...

  7. Silverfish and Firebrats

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-64

    eight years. Firebrats lay about 50 eggs at one time in several batches. Eggs hatch in about two weeks ...

  8. 2024 Ohio Maple Madness Tour

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/2024-ohio-maple-madness-tour

    being open to the public for the first couple of weekends in March.  The list of those participating in ... the tour is listed here  https://ohiomaple.org/tour-map.html  . Spend a sweet Saturday with us.  We ...

  9. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    bumble bees, with about a dozen species seen in Ohio. These bees play an important role as pollinators of ... secretes wax to create comb and then lays about a dozen eggs. She mated with a drone last fall, and has ... About two weeks later, the larvae pupate, then emerge in about another two weeks as adult workers. ...

  10. Alumni Career Spotlight: Alyssa Barbuto

    https://senr.osu.edu/node/11337

    environmental health and safety audits. Finally, I submitted various grant applications that awarded us $54,000 ... work that has an impact. It empowered me to learn more about sustainability in business and confirmed ... development and how did you overcome it? There will always be challenges I have to overcome as I go about my ...

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