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  1. Ornamental Weed Control Involves Application Strategy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ornamental-weed-control-involves-application-strategy

    acceptable, pine nuggets provided the best performance with the herbicides used than hardwood bark. "The ... a research appointment with Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. Pine nuggets ... and hardwood bark were the tested mulches, and the liquid chemicals used in the study included ...

  2. OARDC, OSU Extension Join Effort to Fight Ash Pest Found in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-osu-extension-join-effort-fight-ash-pest-found-ohio

    last week by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) as emerald ash borer (EAB), Agrilus planipennis —a beetle ... David Shetlar will be part of the Ohio Emerald Ash Borer Task Force, a group of experts and officials ... in a press release. The beetle Because of its recent discovery in North America, little is known ...

  3. April 20 Caterpillars Count 'How To' webinar

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/april-20-caterpillars-count-how-webinar

    arthropods like caterpillars, beetles, and spiders, and to establish critical baseline data for evaluating ...

  4. Caterpillars Count!

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/caterpillars-count

    trees and shrubs to monitor seasonal variation and abundance of arthropods like caterpillars, beetles ...

  5. 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 ... three were pre-treated mulches, eight were herbicides applied under hardwood bark, and eight were ... herbicides applied over pine nuggets. At 350 days, four treatments were still providing commercially ...

  6. Herbicide-Treated Mulches Effective Method of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/herbicide-treated-mulches-effective-method-weed-control

    organic mulches (pine nuggets, cypress, Douglas fir, hardwood bark, rice hulls, cocoa bean shells, and ... required in the nursery and landscape industries. Based on the results, rice hulls and hardwood bark ... considered commercially acceptable," said Mathers. Other pre-treated mulches, like pine nuggets, also ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Exotic Tree Pest Generating Concern in Forestry/Nursery Industries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/exotic-tree-pest-generating-concern-forestrynursery-industries

    beetle, known as the emerald ash borer, has been identified as Agrilus planipennis, and is generating ... similarly to other insects in the genus Agrilus, such as the bronze birch borer, a key pest of white-barked ... years is more common," said Herms. Infestations prove fatal because the larvae feed under the bark ...

  9. Storm Cleanup Good Opportunity to Check for Emerald Ash Borer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/storm-cleanup-good-opportunity-check-emerald-ash-borer

    which feed on EAB larvae living under the trees bark. Other symptoms of EAB infestation € such as the ... sapwood € require that the bark be peeled off to detect them. A fact sheet with details and pictures of ... Diagnostic Check-off List under the Factsheets/Bulletins section of the Web site) or through local OSU ...

  10. Viburnum Chewer Makes Its Way Into Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/viburnum-chewer-makes-its-way-ohio

    hungry for the popular woody ornamentals. The viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, was recently ... sighting of the pest in U.S. territory occurred in 1996 in New York state. Since then, the beetle has ... viburnum leaf beetle is a very damaging, invasive pest," said Dan Herms, an entomologist with Ohio ...

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