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  1. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    bark. The diseased inner bark begins to break down, causing the cankered surface to appear depressed. ... Black specks, which are fungal spore producing bodies, appear on the bark surface or under the bark ... strands. During the summer, healthy bark (callus tissue) grows over the edges of the narrow, oval shaped ...

  2. Lichens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-12

    growing on the bark of a tree.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Where do lichens grow? Lichens are located on ... Bark, wood, mosses, rock, soil and peat are all natural substrates. Thalli will also establish itself on ... normally found on tree bark, for instance, are rarely found on rock and vice versa. Lichens established on ...

  3. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    usually not a problem on rhubarb in the home garden. However, the rhubarb curculio, a rusty snout beetle ...

  4. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Long-Legged Flies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-69

    beetle larvae, and even termites! They will carry their prey around with them in flight as they secrete ... females typically lay their eggs in moist soils, or in some cases under the bark of trees. The larvae are ... predators, feeding on soil- or bark-dwelling invertebrates, and the pupae are also found in the soil (Figure ...

  5. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    Douglas-fir, hemlock, white spruce, and various species of pine, where they use their piercing-sucking ... HYG-2106 03/09/2010 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Susan C. Jones, Department of ... western pine-seed bug, belongs to a small group of true bugs called the leaf-footed bugs. As the name ...

  6. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    Lady beetles, which are sometimes called ladybugs or lady bird beetles, are familiar insects in many ... parts of the United States. Lady beetles generally are beneficial predators that consume aphids, scale ... Assembly (1). Lady beetles are also state insects for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and ...

  7. Identification and Management of Soilborne Diseases of Tomato

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3314

    cracked, and have a similar appearance to tree bark. Cracked areas usually occur in distinctive bands and ... Figure 4. Roots with severe case of corky root rot. Note the cracked, corky, bark-like roots. Figure 5. ...

  8. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Ailanthus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-65

    tan bumps (lenticels) and a spongy pith, heart-shaped leaf scars; easily broken. Bark —pale gray and ... environmentally-friendly practice. Figure 1. Ailanthus bark, twig, leaf, and glandular teeth. Mechanical Control Small ... foliar spraying of ailanthus in a forest setting are listed in Table 1. Basal Bark Application of ...

  9. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    the abdomen. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Shetlar, OSU Entomology.) Identification Carpenter bees are large ... Eastern species of carpenter bees prefer softwoods such as cedar, redwood, cypress, pine, and fir. The ... with bark, but they can nest in a wide variety of wood products, including fence posts, utility poles, ...

  10. Kiwifruit and Hardy Kiwi (Kiwiberries)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1426

    as it gets older and develops a thicker layer of bark, but it is recommended the trunks be protected. ... plants in the spring for trunk damage. If the bark is lifted completely around the trunk, prune the trunk ... occasionally outside. Japanese beetles will feed on the leaves. There are several reports of cats digging up ...

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