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  1. Southern Ohio to See 17-Year Periodical Cicadas

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-see-17-year-periodical-cicadas

    http://bugs.osu.edu/~bugdoc/PerioCicada/index.htm. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher False False False False False False False False False False False ...

  2. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    trimmings, as well as a mixture of hardwood bark and composted manure on the health of disturbed soils in ... have a carbon-nitrogen ratio of about 18:1. Hardwood bark has a carbon-nitrogen ratio of 70:1, but ...

  3. Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-screening-soybean-lines-virus-resistance

    virus relatively new to Ohio. The bean pod mottle virus, transmitted by the bean leaf beetle, was ... the virus may impact yields. "We know very little about this virus, how the bean leaf beetle ... also studying the bean leaf beetle to determine which generation carries the virus and at what point ...

  4. Soybean Aphid No-Show?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-aphid-no-show

    Bean leaf beetles, Mexican bean beetles, Japanese beetles and grasshoppers are likely to be making an ... growers pay special attention to the bean leaf beetle, whose first generation brood not only feeds on ... that another treatment targeted at the first generation helps to slow the feeding of bean leaf beetles ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hypothetical Groundhog/Whistlepig Food-snarfing and/or Projectile-projecting (for the Week of March 23, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-hypothetical-groundhogwhistlepig-food-snarfing-andor

    some answers: 1. They don't. Woodchucks eat leaves, plus bark in a pinch, but not the wood ... that's under the bark. (Sometimes they do gnaw on wood.) And they make their dens in the ground, not in ...

  6. Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-state-experts-available-speak-thousand-cankers-disease-walnut-trees

    discovery in Ohio of the walnut twig beetle. The insect is known to carry the fungus that causes deadly ... including, recently, the emerald ash borer and the Asian longhorned beetle. Wooster, 330-202-3506, ... smartphone app that allows users to spot and report invasive species, such as the walnut twig beetle, in Ohio ...

  7. Assess Corn for Rootworm Injury

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/assess-corn-rootworm-injury

    economic loss. Hammond said that despite the damage caused by larvae, adult corn rootworm beetles are also ... at any one time. In these cases, the beetles will congregate on those emerged silks and populations ... per plant may be larger than if the whole field had silked." Rescue treatment for rootworm beetle ...

  8. Online Flood Resources Available to Ohioans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/online-flood-resources-available-ohioans

      • Flood FactSheets/Education: The Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)  Flood Resources page-- ... http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/Hazards/Floods/Pages/Default.aspx-- provides links to factsheets and other resources that can be helpful for people experiencing ...

  9. Little-Known Virus May Cause Problems for Soybean Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/little-known-virus-may-cause-problems-soybean-growers

    leaf beetle. "Last year there were a lot of reports across the Midwest and Ohio that suggested the ... beetle. The insect has become more common over the years, partly due to the increase in early planting of ... throughout Ohio to determine what generation of the bean leaf beetle is carrying the virus, how the insect is ...

  10. Thousand Cankers Coming? How to Spot Walnut Tree Killer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/thousand-cankers-coming-how-spot-walnut-tree-killer

    called the walnut twig beetle. Both are thought to be native to parts of North America. At first, ... infected trees show yellowing of the leaf canopy, small exit holes caused by the beetles, and many small ...

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