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  1. Gray Leaf Spot of Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-cer-05

    color and rectangular in shape, bordered by the veins of the leaf (Fig. 1B). Individual lesions may be ... take on a silvery-gray cast, hence the name of the disease. Hybrids vary in the coloration of lesions ... Side-by-side close-up images of early irregularly-shaped (A) and typical rectangular (B) lesions of gray leaf ...

  2. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    of what it takes to grow high-quality peaches. Peach trees are subject to some serious insect pests ... compost. Take a soil sample, have the soil tested by your local Extension office, and add the recommended ... branches removed) that is 26 to 30 inches tall. This sounds drastic; however, the best shaped open center ...

  3. The Benefits of Family Meals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5246

    meal takes place as a picnic in the park or at a kitchen table, a family meal is one that is free of ... outside distractions and allows the child and caregiver to connect and share a healthy meal. Benefits of ... quality and improve eating patterns among children. In addition, children who take part in family meals ...

  4. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    hoses. Failure to bleed pressurized NH 3 from the hose before connecting or disconnecting. Overturning an ... a back-up pair of personal protective equipment to use, if needed. Wear the proper PPE when connecting or ... tanks. Follow the recommended procedures for connecting and disconnecting nurse tanks and applicators. ...

  5. Identifying Vegetative Growth Stages in Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-127

    blade and the leaf sheath. The oval shaped first leaf is a reference point for counting upward to the top ... visible leaf collar. This oval shaped leaf is counted as the #1 leaf when staging. Normally a plant at the ...

  6. Properly Cleaning and Storing Respirators for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892247

    points. Have workers take the True/False quiz to check their learning. Background Here are some common ... the truck. The truck is parked in a very sunny spot. A respirator is in an enclosed cab. The cartridge ... stored, position the respirator so that it keeps its natural shape. Exhalation valves and face pieces ...

  7. Role of Soil Fungus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-37

    Natural Resources, Putnam County Fungi are an important part of the microbial ecology. The majority of ... spinach, beets, and oilseed radish) do not form mycorrhizae associations.”  Ecological Plant-Microbe ... in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula covered 20 hectares or almost 42 acres, connected itself to most of the ...

  8. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    fruit a V-shaped, brown watery lesion can be observed (Figure 3). This is a key diagnostic feature of ... analyses. Figure 3. Cross section of bitter rot infected fruit. Note the V-shaped lesion. This ...

  9. Eutypa Dieback of Grape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-11

    Eutypa dieback. Figure 2. Cross section from an infected trunk. Note the wedge-shaped area of discolored ... shape to the center of the trunk. The most striking and obvious symptoms of Eutypa dieback are the leaf ...

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

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

    taking corrective actions if needed. This includes the amount of fertilizers and other additives needed ... take the guesswork out of fertilization and are very cost effective; they eliminate wasteful spending ... evaluate your soil test results, and then take action to improve your soil fertility. Any recommended ...

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