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  1. A Formula For Higher Pest Resistance in Ornamental Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/formula-higher-pest-resistance-ornamental-trees

    conducted by Herms and Ohio State plant pathologist Enrico Bonello on red pines reveals that fertilization ... stresses. In their experiments, fertilized red pines inoculated with S. sapinea showed larger cankers than ... non-fertilized trees that were also exposed to the pathogen. In addition, fertilized pines had higher nitrogen ...

  2. Factsheets & Resources

    https://hcs.osu.edu/extensionoutreach/factsheets-resources

    factsheets online to help educate the public about myriads of topics.  Links below will take you to sites ... where you can access factsheets and other resources that have been produced by our many expert outreach ... teams.   OHIOLINE: Your source for OSU Factsheets on everything from horticulture to healthcare. OSU ...

  3. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-me-where-sleep-week-jan-5-2009

    trees you might know include pines, firs, spruces and hemlocks.) A usual spot is next to a trunk under ...

  4. Insect's Sweet Tooth Troublesome for Fruit Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/insects-sweet-tooth-troublesome-fruit-growers

    multicolored Asian lady beetle out of their homes, now Ohio fruit growers must contend with another one of the ... documented large numbers of Asian lady beetles feeding on peaches, grapes and apples, but whether the damage ... "Then we started finding large numbers of lady beetles aggregating on damaged and undamaged fruit and ...

  5. Firewood Quarantine Still in Place in Ohio Despite Ash Borer Regulation Changes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/firewood-quarantine-still-place-ohio-despite-ash-borer-regulation-changes

    county. However, there’s still a quarantine in place in Ohio that involves not EAB  (an exotic beetle that ... Christmas trees; logs, pulpwood, slab-wood and wood-bark chips; outdoor household articles such as ...

  6. Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn

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

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles. Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... to have a low to moderate threat. The flea beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average ... Stewart's disease. "Beetles survive in the soil and emerge when soil temperatures warm to about 65 ...

  7. Soybean Defoliators Make Way for Pod Feeders

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-defoliators-make-way-pod-feeders

    bean leaf beetle is the most problematic of the pod feeders. The insect, heading into its third ... numbers over the next several weeks. Adult bean leaf beetles not only chew on the leaves and stems, but ... reductions in quality. "If growers have noticed a lot of bean leaf beetles throughout the season from ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...

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