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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Ohio Birds And BioDiversity- Woodpecker Boom

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/ohio-birds-and-biodiversity-woodpecker-boom

    Emerald Ash Borer and the abundant larvae that lie just under the bark of dead and dying ash trees? Read ...

  7. Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-tomorrow-82-sustainable-ways-fight-wilt-melons

    a free tour tomorrow (8/2) featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and ... growers rank the cucumber beetle/bacterial wilt complex as their No. 1 problem,” said Celeste Welty, an ... she noted. Cucumber beetles carry the disease and spread it when they feed on melon plants. While most ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Cereal Leaf Beetle Outbreak on Ohio Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cereal-leaf-beetle-outbreak-ohio-wheat

    May 19, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Economic populations of cereal leaf beetle are being found on Ohio ... cereal leaf beetle, both in the southern and central parts of the state, but there is also potential for ... causes widespread problems." The cereal leaf beetle is a wheat pest of bygone days—controlled ...

  10. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

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

    Ohio's mild winter, higher populations of flea beetles (the insect that transmits the bacterium) may have ... beetle survives the winter in the soil and if you get a harsh winter, populations go down. But if you ... Extension appointment. Ohio State specialists use a "flea beetle index"-- the sum of the average ...

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