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  1. Black Rot and Frogeye Leaf Spot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-07

    from a rotting of fruit before harvest and in storage, a weakening of the tree from defoliation, and ... firm, in contrast to several other apple rots. Leaves Starting at petal-fall or somewhat later, small, ... areas, the bark is firmly attached to the wood; but after a year or so, it cracks and falls away and can ...

  2. Growing Garlic in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1627

    the fall, it can easily follow other vegetables harvested earlier such as summer squash, green beans, ... University Extension. Garlic Site Requirements Garlic prefers rich loamy soil but is tolerant of a wide range ... Planting Garlic can be planted late in the fall, after other tasks are finished. The cloves will produce ...

  3. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

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

    important, also, as these pumpkins will require large amounts of water to reach maximum size. Preparation of ... the site should start the fall before with incorporation of organic matter such as composted manures ... establish good soil tilth. Some growers will plant a fall cover crop such as oats, annual rye, or clover to ...

  4. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    crops and excessively vigorous shoot growth are associated with increased incidence of these disorders. ... harvest time. The few that do develop before harvest are sometimes referred to as tree pits, whereas those ... that develop after harvest are called storage pits. The majority of bitter pit occurs as storage pits. ...

  5. Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594

    Crops and Livestock Farm Management agricultural safety farm safety legal requirements anhydrous ammonia ... Agricultural Safety Leader, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Kent ... McGuire, CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator, Agricultural Safety and Health, Food, Agricultural and ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    markets, along with an increase in home herb gardening. For information on herb varieties in Ohio, contact ... a master gardener volunteer.  Selection Harvest herbs early in the morning after the dew has evaporated. ... harvested herbs right away, trim their stems and place them in a glass with one inch of water. Cover loosely ...

  7. Cover Crop Fundamentals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-142

    a cover crop is to benefit the soil and/or other crops, but is not intended to be harvested for feed or ... all types of soils. By having the soil held in place by cover crops during the fall, winter, and early ... system can accommodate cover crops. Ideally, as soon as one type of crop is utilized (harvested, killed ...

  8. Determining Grape Maturity and Fruit Sampling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1436

    levels generally fall between 0.6 and 0.8 grams of titratable acids/100 mL (%TA) at harvest. TA is ... Development Center, The Ohio State University Time of grape harvest is probably the most important and ... vineyard and predicting wine quality. The yearly dilemma is whether to delay harvest until desired quality ...

  9. Sustainable Crop Rotations with Cover Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-9

    nutrient leaching; increased water infiltration; improved soil biodiversity; weed control and disease ... suppression; increased carbon sequestration and maximum nutrient recycling; improved air, soil, and water ... winter pea starts to flower in the fall before it frosts, the Austrian winter pea will not survive the ...

  10. Bitter Rot of Apple

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-20

    susceptible to infections from petal fall through harvest. Symptoms first appear as small, slightly sunken ... burned.  Chopping dead wood on the ground with a flail-type mower will remove most of the bark and increase ... first cover until harvest are effective at controlling fruit rot if a good sanitation program is ...

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