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  1. Dutch Elm Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-04

    Introduced into America near Cleveland in the 1930s, this disease still kills mature elms today. Dutch elm ... generalized, affecting the whole crown from the onset, rather than beginning with individual branches. ... The spores are introduced into healthy trees when the young beetles feed on twig crotches to complete ...

  2. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    usually less than 50 individuals in a colony and nests are generally found in habitats where flowering ... females overwinter in ground burrows and emerge in late April into early May. Upon initial emergence, ... soil into a pile that is commonly an inch high by three to four inches in diameter. The burrow opening ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    gardeners may decide to use pesticides to control nuisance pests. Before incorporating pesticides into ... bees are generally inactive one hour after sunset until two hours before sunrise (EPA, 2015). However, ... systemic —once absorbed by one part of the plant, systemic insecticides move throughout the plant into ...

  5. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    has several bad habits. Their negative behavior and impacts can be separated into four general ... parts of the United States. Lady beetles generally are beneficial predators that consume aphids, scale ... 1975, the "Ladybug" became Ohio's official state insect by resolution of the Ohio General ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Cherries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5515

    State University Extension The Ohio cherry season begins in June and runs into July. Cherries can be ... divided into two groups—sour/tart and sweet. Each can be prepared in a variety of delicious ways, not only ... rinsing gently in cool water. Do not use soap, detergent, or bleach because these liquids absorb into the ...

  7. Mold Has Grown on Your Food: What Should You Do?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5592

    Mold and yeast are generally considered spoilage organisms as they cause undesirable changes to the ... different products. The specific food safety risk posed by mold growth varies by product. Mold is generally ... patulin concentrations. Spoiled apples should be discarded unless the final product will be fermented into ...

  8. Galls of Maple Trees in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-60

    is stimulated by a combination of plant hormones and hormones introduced into the plant during ... Vasates quadripedes  (Shimer). The structures are generally noticed first in May, about the time the ... undersurface of leaf buds. This causes the formation of a blister, which expands into a hollow bladder or ...

  9. Grape Black Rot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-24

    eventually shrivel into hard raisin-like structures called mummies (Figure 2B-C). The mummies usually remain ... is also produced in fruit mummies. In the spring, ascospores are forcibly released into the air and ... in the canopy provide inoculum much later into the season than those that have fallen to the vineyard ...

  10. Gas Welding Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59178

    cylinders on bottom edges to move— Do not drag. Allow very little movement when transporting. General Gas ...

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