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  1. Ohio State Experts on Emerald Ash Borer (Updated February 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-emerald-ash-borer-updated-february-2007

    Conducts research on resistance of different species of ash to EAB and insecticides. —David Shetlar, OSU ... Extension entomologist, (614) 292-3762 or shetlar.1@osu.edu: Member of the Ohio Emerald Ash Borer Task ...

  2. Ribes Trials to Evalute Resistance and Immunity to White Pine Blister Rust

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ribes-trials-evalute-resistance-and-immunity-white-pine-blister-rust

    Ribes varieties must be resistant to white pine blister rust, a devastating disease of white pine trees ... selections we chose are either labeled as showing immunity or show high resistance to the white pine blister ... for white pine blister rust based on the local growing conditions in Ohio. That means if they are ...

  3. Welcome to the New Ohio Forages Website!

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/welcome-new-ohio-forages-website

    find news stories, factsheets, bulletins, and website links full of useful information about managing ...

  4. The Influence of Conversion of Forest Types on Carbon Sequestration and other Ecosystem Services in the South Central United States

    https://aede.osu.edu/about-us/publications/influence-conversion-forest-types-carbon-sequestration-and-other-ecosystem

    while historically pine plantations in this region have been established largely on old agricultural ... land, in the future pine plantations are likely to occur on converted hardwood-forest lands. This shift ... emissions offsets, however, there could be additional conversions of land to softwood pine plantations. ...

  5. Researchers Seeking New Ways to Control Nursery Tree Pest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-seeking-new-ways-control-nursery-tree-pest

    in Ohio's nursery industry. The white pine weevil, a North American native that attacks pine and ... and timber industries in states such as Pennsylvania and Michigan. "The white pine weevil has ... white pine weevil is a threat to nursery and timber industries because the insect is not so easy to ...

  6. Biomass Crop Makes for Good Nursery Container Potting Mix

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/biomass-crop-makes-good-nursery-container-potting-mix

    amendments (peat moss, fetilizers, compost) mixed in, can replace pine bark to support and enhance root ... concerns in the green industry of the increase in price and decrease in availability of pine bark – the ... growers in using pine bark, a byproduct of the timber industry, as a container substrate. But with the ...

  7. Herbicide and Mulch Combo Superior Method of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/herbicide-and-mulch-combo-superior-method-weed-control

    Pine nuggets and hardwood bark were the tested mulches, and the liquid chemicals used in the study ... herbicides applied over pine nuggets. At 350 days, four treatments were still providing commercially ... acceptable weed control: Surflan/SureGuard pre-treated pine nuggets, Casoron applied over pine nuggets, ...

  8. Ohio State Forestry Students to Hold Christmas Tree Sale Nov. 29-Dec. 2

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-forestry-students-hold-christmas-tree-sale-nov-29-dec-2

    The trees are fresh cut Ohio-grown Fraser firs, Scotch pines, white pines and blue spruces in heights ...

  9. Media Advisory: Meeting Features Arsenal of Educational Tools in Insect, Disease Fight

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-meeting-features-arsenal-educational-tools-insect-disease-fight

    Determine Timing of Insect Emergence; presented by David Shetlar, OSU Extension entomologist. • 1:30 p.m.: ... Identifying Strange and Unusual Turfgrass Insects; presented by David Shetlar, OSU Extension entomologist. ...

  10. New Ribes Trials and Compost Sock System Demo Part of Hort Field Night

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-ribes-trials-and-compost-sock-system-demo-part-hort-field-night

    banned due to the serious threat to the white pine industry from white Pine blister rust. Ribes are the ... white pine blister rust, and are available to consumers through commercial fruit nurseries. The evening ...

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