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  1. Oak Wilt

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-02

    However, there is some evidence that oak bark beetles (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) may also be involved. ... oaks) of spore-bearing fungal mats under the desiccating bark (Figure 4). These fungal mats crack the ... bark open with pressure pads to facilitate dissemination of the pathogen (see below). Sapwood streaking ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. Beech Bark Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-09

    Department of Plant Pathology Beech bark disease (BBD) is a devastating disease of American beech (Fagus ... grandifolia Ehrl.) caused by a combination of damage to the bark and vascular tissue by the beech scale insect ... infested trees, either sporadically—especially in rough bark or cracks on the bole—then in increasing ...

  4. Carpet Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2103-10

    HYG-2103 10/19/2011 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Carpet beetles feed on animal and ... heavy furniture or pianos and at carpet edges. Adult beetles fly readily in May and June. They are ... black carpet beetles are oval and shiny-black with brownish legs. They vary in body length from 1⁄8 to ...

  5. Masked Chafers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-51

    ENT-51 04/20/2015 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Jennifer E. Andon, Department of ... Entomology Masked chafers are beetles that have larvae, called white grubs, which can attack managed turf. ... usually attack cool season turf, especially if Japanese beetle grubs have been suppressed. Additionally, ...

  6. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    nectar. Photo: D.J. Shetlar Figure 3: Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, taking a blood meal. Photo: ... D.J. Shetlar Figure 4: Female Anopheles mosquito after a blood meal. Photo: USDA-ARS Mosquitoes and ... their development. Photo: Dr. David Shetlar Figure 9: Bucket collecting yard debris and water; a perfect ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5330 Ohio State University Extension. Canning Basics, Fact Sheet HYG-5338. ... ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5338 Ohio State University Extension. Basics for Canning Vegetables, Fact Sheet HYG-5344. ... ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344 Photos by Food Preservation team. Food Home, Yard and Garden food preservation food canning soup ...

  10. Anthracnose of Raspberry and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-27

    this disease are “cane spot” and “gray bark.” Symptoms Figure 1. Anthracnose symptoms on black ... encircle the cane, sometimes causing the death of the cane beyond the canker. The bark in badly cankered ... large portions of the cane. This is the characteristic “gray bark” symptom which is common on red ...

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