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  1. 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 ...

  2. A Mulch That Gives Nearly A Year's Worth of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mulch-gives-nearly-years-worth-weed-control

    would be a big deal to the industry." Case and Mathers analyzed Douglas fir and pine nugget mulches ... that herbicide-treated Douglas fir bark nuggets were extremely effective for weed control, regardless ... of whether oxyfluorfen (Goal), oryzalin (Surflan) or isoxaben (Gallery) were applied to the bark ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Managing Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Focus of OSU-Hosted Meetings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/managing-multicolored-asian-lady-beetle-focus-osu-hosted-meetings

    makes the multicolored Asian lady beetle tick. If successful, the information could provide relief for ... thousands upon thousands of lady beetles in their homes every year, and they say it just gets worse year ... number of lady beetles just keeps growing exponentially. They aren't going to go away any time ...

  7. New OSU Factsheet!

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/new-osu-factsheet

    ale.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/sites/gardinerlab/files/imce/Mantid%20Factsheet.pdf ...

  8. Molly Dieterich awarded grant

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/molly-dieterich-awarded-grant

    Organic Research! Her proposal is titled: "Identification of Arthropod Predators of Cucumber Beetles ...

  9. Stewart's Bacterial Leaf Blight Predicted Severe This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-bacterial-leaf-blight-predicted-severe-year

    possibility of high flea beetle populations this spring. The insect, a vector of the disease, overwinters and ... temperatures increase the chances of high flea beetle populations, thereby increasing the potential for ... better, there's a high probability that large numbers of overwintering beetles will survive and ...

  10. Mary Gardiner's book released

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/mary-gardiners-book-released

    The secret? More lady beetles, fewer aphids! Wildlife in your garden--especially insects--can be ... natural pesticide alternatives. From mantids to beetles to wasps, spiders, and everything in between, ...

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