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  1. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    disease control program must be initiated at transplanting. Striped cucumber beetles can transmit ...

  2. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    bark. The diseased inner bark begins to break down, causing the cankered surface to appear depressed. ... Black specks, which are fungal spore producing bodies, appear on the bark surface or under the bark ... strands. During the summer, healthy bark (callus tissue) grows over the edges of the narrow, oval shaped ...

  3. Bagworm and Its Control

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2149-10

    HYG-2149 10/05/2011 D.J. Shetlar The common bagworm, Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis (Haworth), is ... bag camouflaged with bits of foliage, bark, and other debris. Completed bags range from 1½ to 2½ ... arborvitae and red cedar but many other conifers and deciduous trees are attacked. These include pine ...

  4. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    Extension AGF-514. ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-514   Havlin, J., et al. Soil Fertility and Fertilizers, ...

  5. Lady Beetles

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-45

    ENT-45 12/09/2014 Andrea Kautz and Mary Gardiner, Department of Entomology Lady beetles, often ... Convergent Lady Beetle is the official state insect of Ohio! Both adults and larvae feed on soft-bodied ... insects like aphids. There are many species of lady beetles found in Ohio, but the most common ones are ...

  6. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    Douglas-fir, hemlock, white spruce, and various species of pine, where they use their piercing-sucking ... HYG-2106 03/09/2010 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Susan C. Jones, Department of ... western pine-seed bug, belongs to a small group of true bugs called the leaf-footed bugs. As the name ...

  7. Late Leaf Rust of Red Raspberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-17

    rust is white spruce (Picea americanum), on which another type of spore (aeciospore) is produced. ... leaf. Aeciospores are released from infected white spruce in mid-June to early July and are capable of ... (basidiospore), which infects white spruce needles during rainy periods from mid-May to early June. Several recent ...

  8. Clover Mites

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2095

    HYG-2095 03/09/2010 David Shetlar, Entomology Barbara Bloetscher, Entomology Clover mites ... walls, under loose bark of trees, and in other protected places. Eggs laid in late spring will remain ... landscape hardware stones and logs, and under loose tree bark before becoming active again in the spring. ...

  9. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    beetles, birds, and bats are examples of common pollinators. Pollination is a crucial step in the ... flowering plants across ecosystems.  Honeybees are an example of pollinators. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar ... bee on sunflower. Photo by Dr. David Shetlar. The Ohio State University. Consider bees when treating ...

  10. Lichens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-12

    growing on the bark of a tree.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Where do lichens grow? Lichens are located on ... Bark, wood, mosses, rock, soil and peat are all natural substrates. Thalli will also establish itself on ... normally found on tree bark, for instance, are rarely found on rock and vice versa. Lichens established on ...

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