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  1. Ohio State Researchers Conduct Key Studies on Destructive Ash Pest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researchers-conduct-key-studies-destructive-ash-pest

    beetle, which has been found in four northwestern Ohio counties and has an appetite voracious enough to ... years. The beetle, Agrilus planipennis, was discovered for the first time in the United States July 2002 ... area.” A strong flier Herms said a key question that remains unanswered is just how far the beetle will ...

  2. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and February. ... flea beetle survive during mild winters than during cold winters. Because of a relatively cold January, ...

  3. Educational Resources

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/educational-resources

    Ohioline Factsheets- A Valuable Information Source   OSU Ash Alert for Emerald Ash Borer ... https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/asian-longhorned-beetle-alb-osu-extension-video   USDA Continues Efforts to Eradicate Asian Longhorned Beetle in Ohio with Removal of Infested ...

  4. Herbicide-Treated Mulches May Provide Good Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/herbicide-treated-mulches-may-provide-good-weed-control

    Douglas fir bark. The current project, which began in late June, focuses on mulches typically found in ... Ohio, including pine, palletized recycled paper (PennMulch'), cypress, hardwood, rice hulls and ...

  5. Soybean Germplasm Lines Show Resistance to Insect Defoliation

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-germplasm-lines-show-resistance-insect-defoliation

    defoliation against bean leaf beetle and western corn rootworm, insects that have been known to cause severe ... beetle and the western corn rootworm was significantly reduced in the germplasm lines compared to ... insect metabolisms. The resistant lines, however, did not reduce bean leaf beetle or western corn ...

  6. Stewart's Wilt Predicted Low Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-predicted-low-risk

    upon weather conditions and the mortality rate of the flea beetle — an insect that is a vector of the ... "We say this because the mortality rate of the flea beetle is high where the flea beetle index is 90 ... tracked to determine the risk level of the disease. Researchers recorded a flea beetle index of 91 in ...

  7. Stop Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs- USDA

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/stop-brown-marmorated-stink-bugs-usda

    invading homes for warmth, BMSB naturally overwinters in tree bark crevices, meaning that it has high ...

  8. Soybean Leaf Feeders Out in Full Force

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-leaf-feeders-out-full-force

    that bean leaf beetles, Japanese beetles and grasshoppers are common in many fields across the state. ... randomly across the entire field and not just confine your scouting to field edges. Japanese beetles and ... bean leaf beetles tend to feed across the field, while grasshoppers are normally found at field ...

  9. OSU Expert: Warm Winter May Bring Early Insects, But Effect on Field Crops Depends More on Weather and Growers’ Planting Dates

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-may-bring-early-insects-effect-field-crops-depends-more-weather

    leaf beetle, which damages soybeans, the corn flea beetle, which targets corn, and the alfalfa weevil ... a greater potential for injury exists.”   However, corn flea beetles in particular, and their ability to ... Hammond said. In fact, more corn flea beetles are expected this year, significantly increasing the ...

  10. What are the best ways to burn (or not) a forest?

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/what-are-the-best-ways-burn-or-not-forest

    Jack pines, which are common in parts of the northern Great Lakes, need fire to thrive. So does ... jack pine stands in a handful of locations in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ontario-- and nowhere else on ...

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