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  1. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    and the crown. Hence, landscape fabric may not be a suitable material. Pine bark, wood chips, and ... be maintained until flowering and fruiting is complete. Insects and Diseases Japanese beetles have ... been observed as a major pest in our trial plots. Japanese beetles feed on the flowers and leaves of ...

  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. Melampsora Rust

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-08

    list of alternate hosts is extensive and includes species of fir, hemlock, larch, pine and spruce, in ... and in bark when winters are mild. Finally, in the spring, the teliospores germinate, producing ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Master Gardener Plant Sale- One Day Only

    https://paulding.osu.edu/events/master-gardener-plant-sale-one-day-only

    project. Factsheets and general plant brochures will be available for free. Special items are available to ...

  6. Management of Nutrition Incentives at Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4116

    matching dollars, vouchers, coupons, or discounts (see ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-4108 for more ...

  7. 23rd Annual Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale

    https://paulding.osu.edu/news/23rd-annual-master-gardener-volunteer-plant-sale

    project. Factsheets and general plant brochures will be available for free. Special items are available to ...

  8. Carpet Beetles

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

    HYG-2103 10/19/2011 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology, Ohio State University Extension ... Carpet beetles feed on animal and plant substances such as wool, fur, feathers, hair, hides, horns, silk, ... often occurs under heavy furniture or pianos and at carpet edges. Adult beetles fly readily in May and ...

  9. European Elm Flea Weevil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-38

    family Curculionidae] is a new foliage-eating beetle of elms in Ohio. The adults feed on leaves, ... which tends to be resistant to other defoliators such as elm leaf beetle and Japanese beetle, is fed ... length), mostly reddish-brown beetle with a black head and snout, and has black markings or spots on its ...

  10. Thousand Cankers Disease

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-tree-07-0

    indication of tree damage except for tiny beetle entrance holes, but sometimes areas of outer bark ... and sanitation. Avoid moving firewood, since infected beetles may be present in the bark. Maintain ... observed walnut mortality. The fungus is carried by an insect, the walnut twig beetle (WTB;  Pityophthorus ...

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