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  1. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    HYG-2143 10/05/2011 David J. Shetlar In most situations it is best not to eliminate ground-nesting ... loose bark, in hollow trees, or other protected places. They emerge in May, and search for old nests of ... body. Females usually nest in rotting wood or under loose bark of dead trees. The females dig 1/8- to ...

  2. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    utilize their long ovipositors to deposit eggs singly or in groups in protected cavities under tree bark ... such as aphids, psyllids, grasshoppers, beetle larvae, slugs, mites and caterpillars. As generalists, ... they will also capture and consume other beneficial arthropods including lady beetle eggs, spiders and ...

  3. Improving Biomass Properties via Densification and Upgrading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6605

    (40.3) Willow [2]* 170 (10.6) 3,100 (83.2) Stacked wood – Norway spruce [5]* 310 (19.4) 6,350 (170) ... this factsheet. References Bergman, Patrick C.A. Combined torrefaction and pelletization. Petten: The ... scirp.org/journal/paperinformation.aspx?paperid=18380. Lehtikangas, Paivi. 2001. “Quality properties of pelletized sawdust, logging residues and bark ...

  4. Common Insects and Associated Pests Attacking Bedding Plants and Perennials

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

    ENT-65 05/13/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology Bedding plants ... leaf from Japanese beetle feeding. Notice, leaf veins are intact. Plant bug damage. Snails and Slugs ... flower bed before placing the barrier. The larvae of fireflies, ground beetles and parasitic flies also ...

  5. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    declining tree. A diagnostic reddish-brown discoloration of the inner bark and wood can be observed after ... cutting away the outer bark layer. A sharp line demarcates the reddish-brown (diseased) and white ...

  6. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    beetles, birds, and bats are examples of common pollinators. Pollination is a crucial step in the ... flowering plants across ecosystems.  Honeybees are an example of pollinators. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar ... bee on sunflower. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar. The Ohio State University. Consider bees when treating ...

  7. Peach Leaf Curl

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-26

    by the fungus, Taphrina deformans. The fungus survives the winter as spores (conidia) on bark and ...

  8. Galls of Maple Trees in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-60

    ENT-60 04/16/2015 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Jennifer E. Andon, Department of ... gall mites overwinter as free-living mites under loosened bark and around the callous growth of wounds, ...

  9. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    a hose to provide effective control. Japanese beetles can be a concern on several species, so gardeners ... are encouraged to scout early for beetles. Effective control can be achieved if adults are picked off ... cinnamon-colored bark on older stems. Close up of one bloom of H. anomala petiolaris. Panicle hydrangeas Hydrangea ...

  10. Nematode Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-8

    ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-39 Lesion Nematode:  apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/lessons/Nematodes/Pages/LesionNematode.aspx Pine ... and Pine Wilt Disease (Bursaphelenchus xylophilus). Morphology     Figure 1. Adult root-knot ...

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