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  1. Pruning Blueberry Bushes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1430

    training of blueberries is essential to maintain plant size, shape and productivity. In the first two years, ... several years. Mature bushes normally require more selective cuts to maintain a desired shape, plant ... rejuvenated to improve fruit production and maintain proper shape. This may require that several old canes be ...

  2. Abnormal Ears in Corn—When and Why Do They Develop?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0139

    blunt, silk-balled, incomplete kernel set, banana-shaped, zipper, tipped-back, multi-ears, barbell-ears, ... exhibit curvature along the cob shape with different degrees of damage (A, B, C). Husk leaves were removed ...

  3. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    completely colonized by mycelia (singular: mycelium). This process takes six months to two years. A mycelium ...

  4. European Elm Flea Weevil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-38

    2010, Miller 2014). American elm species can support the life cycle of EEFW, but appear to be less ... EEFWs feed on the leaves of its host trees producing irregularly shaped, incomplete holes through the ... leaves causing distorted leaf shapes. The leaf tissues forming the mine will dry, tear and crumble ...

  5. Herbicide Injury and the Problem of Spray Drift

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0137

    misconceptions about drift. For the vineyard owner, it is important to take steps to prevent the occurrence of ... chlorosis, following exposure to 2,4-D. Photo by Doug Doohan. Figure 2c. Fan-shaped, deep sinuses, leaf-blade ... 2,4-D injury are easily recognized and include characteristic fan-shaped leaves with sharp points at ...

  6. Choosing Spray Nozzles for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892209

    Have workers practice cleaning techniques. Review the important points. Have workers take the ... Temperature Humidity Wind speed and direction Nozzle size Spray angle Spray pattern shape Usually, increasing ... a flat-spray tip. They form a fan-shaped pattern as they leave the nozzle opening. A flat-spray nozzle is the ...

  7. Shock Chlorination of Wells

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-318

    clean water and set aside if needed for cleanup. Connect a clean hose to a faucet in the system. Take ... water pools around the well and is funneled down the outside of the casing into the well.   Take these ... contamination. This process takes about a day to complete, so the home will be without water for 24 hours. The ...

  8. Safe Use of the Power Take-off (PTO)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59122

    when the power shaft is connected to the tractor. This reduces the possibility of the shafts separating ... while the tractor is in motion. If the shaft splits, the portion of the shaft connected to the tractor ... Take-off   Name_____________________________________ True or False?     1. Always disconnect the PTO when ...

  9. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    species used as well as the log size. Larger logs take longer to fully colonize and produce mushrooms. ... recommended rates and holes drilled farther apart than recommended can take longer to colonize. These factors ...

  10. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

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

    with an offer to buy some of your timber, don't "jump too quickly." Taking time to find ... other purposes ranging from golf courses and parking lots to crop production and pastureland. The timber ...

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