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  1. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Harvestmen (also known as daddy longlegs)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-68

    name of this group comes from the Latin word  opilo, which roughly translates to shepherd. At one time ... body atop its long legs inspired the comparison. Harvestmen are referred to by many common names ... dominated by long-legged species, daddy longlegs. Harvestmen are related to spiders—both are in the class ...

  2. Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/tri-state-precision-agriculture-conference-0

    Join OSU Extension Henry County for the inagural Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference on ... credits, contact the Henry County OSU Extension Office for more information. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Ohio No-Till Field (half) Day

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ohio-no-till-field-half-day

    County         Cover crops can provide the food supply for slugs while the new crop emerges and gets ...

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