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  1. Fragrant Madagascan Plant Holds Promise as a Mosquito Fighter

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/fragrant-madagascan-plant-holds-promise-mosquito-fighter

    a traditional medicinal plant found only in Madagascar. Peter Piermarini and Liva Rakotondraibe said a bark ... said, showing a piece of the bark. “It has a black pepper-like scent.” Piermarini is an expert on the ... main carrier For their study, the scientists tested the mandravasarotra bark extract on Aedes aegypti, ...

  2. Butler County added to State Quarantine Issued to Protect Ohio's Walnut Trees from Thousand Cankers Disease- Dec 26, 2013

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/butler-county-added-state-quarantine-issued-protect-ohios-walnut-trees-thousand-cankers-disease

    the walnut twig beetle.  The walnut twig beetle spreads the fungus when it bores into the branches and ... quarantine does not apply to nuts, nut meats, hulls, processed lumber (bark-free and kiln-dried) and finished ... wood products without bark, such as walnut furniture, instruments and gun stocks. Landowners and ...

  3. Ohio Cane Fruit Pruning Workshop Is March 16

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-cane-fruit-pruning-workshop-is-march-16

    the workshop, involves growing fruits in large pots in artificial growing media, such as aged pine ... bark with or without the addition of lime and other materials, said Gao. This can help with harvest ...

  4. Learn to Diagnose Problems in Your Trees, Including New Beech Disease

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/learn-diagnose-problems-in-your-trees-including-new-beech-disease

    North America’s hardwood forests. Its telltale bark is smooth and gray. Its dead autumn leaves, which ... flowering dogwoods, thousand cankers disease in walnuts, the Asian long-horned beetle and the spotted ...

  5. Ohio State Entomologists on the Hunt for Lady Beetles in Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-entomologists-the-hunt-for-lady-beetles-in-ohio

    many “homegrown” lady beetles are in Ohio compared to the number of exotic lady beetles in the Buckeye ... Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz as part of an effort to recruit some 200 Ohio farmers, gardeners and homeowners ... to volunteer to collect data on lady beetles in their farms, gardens and backyards and report their ...

  6. Insect Night event, for children of all ages

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/insect-night-event-for-children-all-ages

    ghostly moths, burying beetles and (thanks to bioluminescence) coldly glittering fireflies. Plus hopefully ...

  7. News tips and events for the week of Dec 2

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-dec-2

    Forum Christmas Tree Sale,  noon to dark Dec. 5–6, 8 a.m. to dark Dec. 7–8. Annual sale of pines, firs, ...

  8. Bugged by Bugs in Your Home This Winter? Take Steps in Spring and Summer

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/bugged-by-bugs-in-your-home-winter-take-steps-in-spring-and-summer

    Kurt Knebusch COLUMBUS, Ohio — If you spent the winter finding multicolored Asian lady beetles on ... bugs into your home, he said. Come fall, stink bugs and lady beetles could use that gap to get in. So ... and much of the United States, brown marmorated stink bugs and multicolored Asian lady beetles are ...

  9. Chow Line: Spring Planting Urban Landscapes You Can Eat

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-spring-planting-urban-landscapes-you-can-eat

    Tracy Turner My neighbor said she wants to plant edible landscaping this year to spruce up her ... according to an Ohio State University Extension Factsheet. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of CFAES. And ...

  10. News tips and events for the week of Nov. 25

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-nov-25

    Forum Christmas Tree Sale,  noon to dark Dec. 5–6, 8 a.m. to dark Dec. 7–8. Annual sale of pines, firs, ...

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