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  1. 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 ...

  2. Forest Products Industry: Learn about EAB Quarantines, How to Stay in Business April 23 in Holmes Co.

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/forest-products-industry-learn-about-eab-quarantines-how-stay-business-april-23-holmes

    die within three to five years. The pest belongs to a group of metallic wood-boring beetles. Adults ... beneath the bark of ash trees, and when they emerge as adults, leave D-shaped exit holes in the bark about ...

  3. Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-tomorrow-82-sustainable-ways-fight-wilt-melons

    a free tour tomorrow (8/2) featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and ... growers rank the cucumber beetle/bacterial wilt complex as their No. 1 problem,” said Celeste Welty, an ... she noted. Cucumber beetles carry the disease and spread it when they feed on melon plants. While most ...

  4. A Mulch That Gives Nearly A Year's Worth of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mulch-gives-nearly-years-worth-weed-control

    would be a big deal to the industry." Case and Mathers analyzed Douglas fir and pine nugget mulches ... that herbicide-treated Douglas fir bark nuggets were extremely effective for weed control, regardless ... of whether oxyfluorfen (Goal), oryzalin (Surflan) or isoxaben (Gallery) were applied to the bark ...

  5. Ohio Birds And BioDiversity- Woodpecker Boom

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/ohio-birds-and-biodiversity-woodpecker-boom

    Emerald Ash Borer and the abundant larvae that lie just under the bark of dead and dying ash trees? Read ...

  6. Cereal Leaf Beetle Outbreak on Ohio Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cereal-leaf-beetle-outbreak-ohio-wheat

    May 19, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Economic populations of cereal leaf beetle are being found on Ohio ... cereal leaf beetle, both in the southern and central parts of the state, but there is also potential for ... causes widespread problems." The cereal leaf beetle is a wheat pest of bygone days—controlled ...

  7. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Ohio's mild winter, higher populations of flea beetles (the insect that transmits the bacterium) may have ... beetle survives the winter in the soil and if you get a harsh winter, populations go down. But if you ... Extension appointment. Ohio State specialists use a "flea beetle index"-- the sum of the average ...

  8. Managing Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Focus of OSU-Hosted Meetings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/managing-multicolored-asian-lady-beetle-focus-osu-hosted-meetings

    makes the multicolored Asian lady beetle tick. If successful, the information could provide relief for ... thousands upon thousands of lady beetles in their homes every year, and they say it just gets worse year ... number of lady beetles just keeps growing exponentially. They aren't going to go away any time ...

  9. Stewart's Bacterial Leaf Blight Predicted Severe This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-bacterial-leaf-blight-predicted-severe-year

    possibility of high flea beetle populations this spring. The insect, a vector of the disease, overwinters and ... temperatures increase the chances of high flea beetle populations, thereby increasing the potential for ... better, there's a high probability that large numbers of overwintering beetles will survive and ...

  10. Cereal Leaf Beetle is Back in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cereal-leaf-beetle-back-ohio

    June 4, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The cereal leaf beetle, a wheat pest of bygone days, is becoming more ... cereal leaf beetle populations, and how widespread the problem is remains to be seen. "In late April ... and early May, we started hearing reports of a lot more adult cereal leaf beetles than we've seen ...

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