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  1. Cherry Leaf Spot

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-40

    stems (pedicels). Diseased leaves drop prematurely, and severely affected trees may be defoliated by ... taste; (2) devitalized trees that are more susceptible to winter injury; (3) death of fruit spurs; (4) ... death of the tree. Figure 1. Cherry leaf spot symptoms on upper surface of cherry leaf. Figure 2. Figure ...

  2. Growing Peaches and Nectarines in the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1406

    fruits and second only to apples in popularity as a deciduous tree fruit because of their fine flavor and ... many uses as a fruit.     Figure 1. Tree-ripe peaches can be juicy and tasty rewards to hardworking ... compares to the taste of tree-ripe peaches or nectarines. Homeowners with available land may consider ...

  3. Growing Apples in the Home Orchard

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1401

    growing fruit than planting the trees and harvesting the crop. Growing high-quality apples requires ... pruning, fertilization and pest management. Without sufficient and proper care for apple trees, fruit ... important factors.     Figure 1. Fruits of Enterprise. Photo courtesy of Dave Koester, Campbell County ...

  4. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    Extension, Hamilton County Erik Draper, Ohio State University Extension, Geauga County Jim Chatfield, Sarah ... attached in an alternate pattern. How the common names are written also show that these trees are ... with only the veins remaining is relatively easy if Japanese beetles are swarming the tree. Of course, ...

  5. Yellowjackets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2075-11

    persistent, unwelcome guests at picnics and other outdoor events, as they fly about scavenging for food, ... an allergic reaction occurs. Common Name Scientific Name German Yellowjacket Paravespula germanica ... logs, under loose bark of dead trees, soil cavities, and other protected places. These queens emerge ...

  6. Black Knot of Plums and Cherries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-31

    measures are taken, it can stunt or kill the tree. The black knot fungus can infect American, European, and ... Larger branches may live for several years before being girdled and killed by the fungus. The entire tree ... trees, avoid planting trees next to or downwind from an old or abandoned orchard with a significant black ...

  7. Fire Blight of Apples and Pears

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-22-0

    branches and entire trees. While young trees can be killed in a single season, older trees can survive ... several years, even with continuous dieback. Figure 1. Fire blight damage on an apple tree. Table 1. List ... Bacteria gain entry into the tree via blossoms and new shoots. Diseased blossoms become water-soaked, wilt ...

  8. Magnolia Scale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-61

    is lost at the time that the crawlers emerge. Magnolia scale. Plants Attacked As the name implies, ... a continuous and heavy infestation, even mature trees may be killed. Like most soft scales, the excess plant ... scale infestations are already present on the tree, so careful inspection of the branches is imperative ...

  9. Powdery Mildew on Turfgrass

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-3081

    name powdery mildew. Conidia are passively disseminated to healthy turf by wind and if conditions are ... penetration. Prune trees and shrubs to allow more light to the areas. Shaded areas from buildings will be an ... is likely to occur. Pruning trees and shrubs will help improve air drainage. Adjust watering so areas ...

  10. CD Wire- August 16, 2021

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2021-08-16

    Extension Agent, Ray began his career based in Hillsboro serving seven southern Ohio counties. He was then ... assigned the position of District Extension Specialist serving 17 Northwest Ohio counties headquartered in ... Fremont. He finished his career serving 16 Southeast Ohio counties based in Belle Valley, retiring in 1988. ...

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