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  1. Ohio State University Recruits Citizens to Count Lady Beetles

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-recruits-citizens-count-lady-beetles

    June 23, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – The lady beetle, with its shiny, round red body and black spots, is ... lady beetle populations are rapidly declining throughout the Midwest, and an Ohio State University ... Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz, Mary Gardiner is collecting data about native and introduced lady beetles. With ...

  2. Asiatic Garden Beetle Causing Damage to Ohio Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/asiatic-garden-beetle-causing-damage-ohio-corn

    finding Asiatic garden beetle grubs that have caused some stand losses, said Ron Hammond, who also has an ... be much more damaging to crops than most other grubs, he said. “The Asiatic garden beetle is a new ... considered very aggressive in its feeding habits.” The Asiatic garden beetle was introduced to the U.S. in ...

  3. Wild Ohio- Feeding Backyard Birds In Winter

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/wild-ohio-feeding-backyard-birds-winter

    birds. Create your own homemade pine cone and suet cake feeders or edible wildlife art by following these ... http://vimeo.com/19522771 Wild Ohio Backyards for Wildlife: Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders http://vimeo.com/35236332 Wild ...

  4. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    fields this spring for corn flea beetle as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year is ... Insects such as the corn flea beetle, which targets corn through the spread of the bacterium that causes ... Development Center. Adult beetles that overwinter become active in the spring when the soil temperature ...

  5. Near-record Warm Winter Increases Insect and Pest Threat for Crop Growers This Spring

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/near-record-warm-winter-increases-insect-and-pest-threat-crop-growers-spring

    this spring for black cutworm, slugs, bean leaf beetles, rootworms and other invasive insects as the ... the corn flea beetle, which targets corn through the spread of the bacterium that causes ... Development Center. Black cutworms could also be a bigger problem this year, as could slugs, bean leaf beetles ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Corn Rootworm Populations Decreasing in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-rootworm-populations-decreasing-ohio

    January 8, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Populations of western corn rootworm beetles in Ohio soybean ... soybean fields have been decreasing every year since the surveys began in 1998. With these beetles, yield ... loss may occur when trap catches are at two beetles per trap per day or higher. Extension personnel ...

  9. OARDC Announces 2008 Grad Student Poster Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-announces-2008-grad-student-poster-winners-1

    "Insect-host Phenological Synchrony: Foliar Terpenes and Free Amino Acids in Relation to European Pine Sawfly ... Beetle"; Parwinder Grewal, advisor. Judged by a panel of OARDC scientists, the competition recognizes ...

  10. 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 ...

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