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  1. Avoiding Skin Irritations and Injuries Caused by Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79019

    reaction or injury. Generally, there are five categories of harmful plants: poisonous plants, allergenic ... caused by walking into plants or being struck by branches or limbs. • Avoid direct contact with the ...

  2. Blueberry Leaf Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-43

    spray programs specific to leaf rust are generally not needed in Ohio. If environmental conditions are ...

  3. Horse Manure Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-212

    it on the soil. Another option is to work the fertilizer into the soil after the manure has been ... be lost into the air in a manure pile and do no good. Add about 10 pounds of ammonium nitrate or ... improve the general condition of the soil. Reviewed by: Drs. Jay Johnson and Don Eckert, The Ohio State ...

  4. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Selecting a Site

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-58

    or a history of flooding. Slopes are generally more conducive to ginseng production than flat areas ... rapidly into a litter layer that provides a proper balance of nutrition and moisture-holding ability that ... production. Generally, soils that support the overstory and understory plants discussed above are suitable for ...

  5. Jams, Jellies, and Other Fruit Spreads

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5350

    or chopped fruits with sugar. Jams tend to hold their shape but are generally less firm than jelly. ... later. To extract juice for jelly, follow these directions: Place fruit into a flat-bottomed saucepan and ... flavor, and color. Pour everything into a damp jelly bag and suspend the bag to drain the juice. The ...

  6. Calving Management in Dairy Herds: Timing of Intervention and Stillbirth

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-29

    required during parturition) varies between studies, but it is generally higher in primiparous cows ... (difficult births). Calving, or birthing of a calf, is a natural process that is divided into three stages ... approach the time of calving and thereafter. In general, stage I is characterized by frequent sniffing of ...

  7. Asian Longhorned Beetle

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

    not feed on the phloem and bore directly into the xylem; ultimately, all ALB larvae feed exclusively ... are about the same diameter as a pencil and extend deep into the tree because ALB larvae feed deep in ... the xylem. The ability to insert a pencil deep into the exit hole is a good indicator it was made by ...

  8. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    Cool meat and remove bones. Cut meat into bite-sized pieces. Reserve broth, if desired. Preparing ...

  9. Asian Tiger Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-87

    Female mosquitoes use specialized mouthparts to tap into host capillaries and suck blood while ... exhibits non-specific searching behavior until she senses a suitable animal. Females generally bite people ... rapidly since its introduction into the United States, as shown in Figure 6. Climate change can accelerate ...

  10. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    the diameter of her body. She bores into the wood perpendicular to the grain then turns at about ... regurgitated nectar formed into a ball. The female forms a food ball at the far end of an excavated gallery, ... destroyed near her nest site. Larvae and pupae can be killed by inserting a sturdy wire into the entrance ...

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