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  1. Growing Strawberries in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1424

    garden since they produce fruits very quickly and require a relatively small amount of space. Each plant ... second in early fall. The day-neutral plants are capable of producing fruit throughout most of the ... type while other two types can extend the harvest season. Cultivar Selection Home fruit growers have ...

  2. Crop Estimation of Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1434-11

    for wine making is increasingly tied to a clear and accurate knowledge of vineyard conditions, which ... States. In addition, climate change (such as increased heat accumulation and rainy events) is predicted to ... increase this variability. Therefore, future economic survival and success of grape and wine industries are ...

  3. Bushels, Test Weights, and Calculations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-503

    transport a given weight of grain, thus increasing storage and transport costs. Different grades of each ... corn and more common small grains can be seen in Table 1. Table 1. USDA Test Weight Grade Requirements ... (precocious germination) before harvesting. During germination, oil, starch, and protein are digested to ...

  4. Making and Preserving Sauerkraut

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5364

    allowed to ferment. The amount of salt added is critical to assuring food safety, and should not be ... acidity in the product will increase. Once the sauerkraut is fermented, it may be canned or frozen. ... weighing 6 to 15 pounds with a solid, white interior are most desirable. Additionally, cabbage harvested ...

  5. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    61: 1305-1311. Grubinger, Vern. 2008. Post-Harvest Washing of Fresh Produce to Reduce Food Safety ... Following harvest, leafy green vegetables are treated with sanitizers to reduce bacteria that have come in ... contact with the produce prior to or during harvesting, and to prevent cross-contamination. Although ...

  6. Sooty Blotch and Fly Speck of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-41

    spring, rains in late summer, and low temperatures in early fall. Symptoms Sooty Blotch Brown to dull ... require free water on the fruit surface to infect. Sooty Blotch The “sooty blotch” or “smudge” appearance ... early June until fall. The fungus first affects apple twigs, then secondary colonies are initiated on ...

  7. Coping with Canada Geese: Conflict Management and Damage Prevention Strategies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/W-3

    September. The intent of this early season is to increase the harvest of non-migratory, resident birds that ... only during spring and fall migration, and they rarely nested. A successful re-introduction of ... a wildlife species increases dramatically in numbers. However, knowledge of their biology and the various ...

  8. Botrytis Fruit Rot “Gray Mold” of Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-36

    periods during bloom or during harvest. Symptoms Figure 1. Early stages of gray mold fruit rot on ... detected until fruits are mature at harvest time. After picking, mature fruits are extremely susceptible to ... occurs during bloom; however, symptoms usually do not develop until close to harvest. During bloom, the ...

  9. Economic Implications of Anaerobic Digestion for Bioenergy Production and Waste Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6611

    requirements could significantly increase the cost. For example, the capital cost of a 350 ft 3 plant in ... pretreatment, reactor type, inoculum type, nutrients/trace elements requirements, solids/hydraulic retention ... and increases water retention. Reduces odors and pathogens from wastes such as manure. Increases ...

  10. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... success and earlier harvest by using pepper transplants over direct seeding. Choose transplants with ... them to outdoor climates. Place the plants outdoors in the sun for a few hours each day, increasing ...

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