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  1. Japanese Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-46

    beetle, Popillia japonica, is generally found east of a line running from Michigan, southern Wisconsin and ... Illinois, south to Alabama. Occasional introductions are made into more western states such as Nebraska, ... usually in high-quality urban turf. Beetle skeletonizing a leaf Hosts The adult beetles are general ...

  2. Billbugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2502-12

    into drought and heat dormancy or disease attack was occurring. If left untreated, heavy infestations ... females may continue laying eggs into late June but most eggs of the first generation are laid by early ... will drop out and bore into another stem. After undergoing four to five instars (molts), the larvae ...

  3. Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-10

    introduction of plant pests and pathogens into new environments. In order to prevent the rapid movement of ... into existence on January 1, 1995. Annex A of the WTO–SPS Agreement ... the introduction of the emerald ash borer (EAB) (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire) into North America in ...

  4. Using Cover Crops to Convert to No-till

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-11

    cover the added direct costs for machinery, fuel, and labor. Typically, soybeans are no-tilled into corn ... injects oxygen into the soil, which stimulates bacteria and other microbes to decompose the organic ... because it takes 7 to 9 years to improve soil health by getting the microbes and soil fauna back into ...

  5. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    into plant tissues such as leaves, shoots, and roots. In corn, soybean, and wheat, a large percentage ... translate into lower rates of fertilizer needed to replace the nutrients exported in each bushel. This ... nutrient removal rates could translate into considerable savings in fertilizer costs. It is important to ...

  6. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    three Actinidias discussed here. It is generally known as a landscape plant for its pink and white ... not survive the first growing season. This is generally due to planting in a poorly drained soil and ...

  7. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    generally consistent with our findings. The analysis here included a much greater diversity of soils across ... Mehlich-3 extractant into existing soil test interpretation schemes. Communications in Soil Science and ... General Guide for Crop Nutrient and Limestone Recommendations in Iowa), Iowa State University, Ames. ...

  8. Optimizing Field Traffic Patterns to Improve Machinery Efficiency: Path Planning Using Guidance Lines

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5531

    for future retrieval and use in a field. Field paths are generally established based on historic field ... from the RTK auto-guidance system and archived to incorporate into this study.   Procedure for ... boundaries were loaded into ArcMap. The method started by generating a line oriented N-S (0° bearing) ...

  9. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    consumed. Photo by Curtis Young, Ohio State University Extension Suggested Cultivars Rhubarb is generally ... This should be done as early in the spring as possible. Insert a shovel about 6 inches into the ground ... the ground. Using your hands, a hatchet, or machete, break the crown into fist-sized pieces, each with ...

  10. Chinch Bugs in Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2503-11

    the common chinch bug but also extends throughout the northeastern states and into southern Canada. ... stress, other insect damage, or turf diseases. Damage generally occurs during hot, dry weather from June ... into September. As a chinch bug feeds with its piercing-sucking mouthparts, it secretes an ...

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