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  1. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    practices in the ecologically fragile Sahel region of Africa. The five-year project will focus on microbial ... ecology and hydrology of shrub-crop ecosystems within the Sahel-- a long, narrow strip of land located ... for Development (IRD); the IRD’s Laboratory of Tropical Microbial Ecology, Senegal; the University of ...

  2. Downy Mildew Found in Ohio Cucumbers: Growers Advised to Protect Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/downy-mildew-found-ohio-cucumbers-growers-advised-protect-crop

    northern Ohio, and Ohio State University vegetable experts are asking growers to take measures now to ... prevent damage from this potentially devastating disease. Sally Miller, a plant pathologist with the Ohio ... should be particularly vigilant,” Miller said. Miller is recommending that all cucumber growers in ...

  3. Christian, Jewish, Muslim Faiths and the Environment: Series Starts March 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/christian-jewish-muslim-faiths-and-environment-series-starts-march-30

    stewardship, with an emphasis on their connections. Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural Resources ... and Well-Connected Human: Creation Care in God’s Garden.” Wilson is senior pastor of the Vineyard ... and a co-founder of the Friendship Collaborative, which connects evangelical pastors and climate ...

  4. OARDC Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-2-million-grant-support-growing-us-greenhouse-tomato-industry

    list diseases as the highest risk factor to their productivity and profitability,” said Sally Miller ... solutions need to be tailored to this type of production,” Miller pointed out. “In greenhouses, mechanical ... and it can take down a whole greenhouse if it spreads.” In addition to helping greenhouse producers ...

  5. Ohio State University Recruits Citizens to Count Lady Beetles

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-recruits-citizens-count-lady-beetles

    use?" said Gardiner, an assistant professor in agricultural landscape ecology with the Ohio Agricultural ... Ohio. Ohio's native lady beetle populations are more numerous, varying widely in body shape, color ... oval-shaped, red beetle with up to 12 spots), and polished (a round, red or orange beetle absent of spots). Two ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: How to Stop Another Katrina (for the Week of Feb. 11, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-how-stop-another-katrina-week-feb-11-2007

    State's Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park and a Distinguished Professor of ... Natural Resources, Environmental Science and Ecological Engineering; John Day Jr., Distinguished Professor ... Emeritus with Louisiana State's Coastal Ecology Institute; and Robert Costanza, Gund Professor of ...

  7. Researcher Improving Plant Production One Seed at a Time

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researcher-improving-plant-production-one-seed-time

    December 10, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Plant production starts with the seed and Miller McDonald has ... retires on Dec. 31, but his efforts over the past three decades have helped shape industry standards for ... learn more, log on to http://www.seedconsortium.org. Miller also helped establish the Ohio State ...

  8. Researcher Seeks to Solve Tomato Shape Riddle, Develop New Varieties

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researcher-seeks-solve-tomato-shape-riddle-develop-new-varieties

    process will allow her to pinpoint when and where a change in fruit shape first takes place, even before ... different shapes and how and when such variations occur. But not for much longer. Ohio State University ... round, elongated or shaped like a pear. "We are trying to identify a major gene that controls fruit ...

  9. Urban Farming in a Parking Lot? See It in Action in Wooster: Tours Start May 31

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/urban-farming-parking-lot-see-it-action-wooster-tours-start-may-31

    best ways to grow food in old asphalt parking lots, will hold free public tours at his test plots in ... cover two main points: the basic ecological principles involved, and that you can actually do this,” he ... said. “People say parking lots are barren. But you can get more production off of a back parking lot ...

  10. Ohio State's Wetlands Researcher Given Honor by Chinese University

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-states-wetlands-researcher-given-honor-chinese-university

    Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, was presented with a Certificate for ... professor of Forest Ecology. In announcing the professorship, Jinchi Zhang, dean of the College of Forest ...

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