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  1. Bumble Bees in Ohio: Natural History and Identification of Common Species

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-84

    the winter. Each queen will spend the winter burrowed about 10 inches below ground, emerging in spring ... to start a new colony. All the members of the old colony die with the winter’s cold, including the ...

  2. Wheat Growth Stages and Associated Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-126

    Formed (late fall or early spring) Winter wheat can continue to tiller for several weeks. Depending upon ... the onset of winter dormancy. Most of the tillers that contribute to grain yield are completed during ... this stage. Winter wheat plants are prostrate or “creeping” at this stage. In the spring, between ...

  3. Phytophthora Root and Crown Rot of Fruit Trees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-06

    sometimes confused with those suffering from winter injury. Figure 1. Apple root infected with Phytophthora ... and collapse such as “wet feet” (drowning) or winter injury. Roots on trees killed by excessive water ... Discoloration from winter injury is usually confined to the above-ground part of the trunk, particularly on the ...

  4. Cover Crop Fundamentals

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

    all types of soils. By having the soil held in place by cover crops during the fall, winter, and early ... nutrients. 4. Suppress weeds —A dense stand of winter rye or other cover crop can suppress weeds by soil ... hairy vetch and winter peas can be planted through the normal hopper of a drill. Clovers may require ...

  5. Selecting Hydrangeas for the Home Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1263

    winter. Their name, hydrangea, comes from the Greek words “hydor” meaning water, referring to the plant’s ... Providing winter protection will increase success even more. Details are reviewed within the discussion of ... reduced, plants become stressed and more susceptible to diseases as well as winter injury. While hydrangeas ...

  6. Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-57

    rate, planting and killing date. Winter grass cover crops (cereal rye, annual ryegrass) accumulate N in ... the fall and winter due to fast root growth. After the boot stage, there is not much additional ... regions. Winter cover crops moderate temperatures in the winter. Standing crops have higher soil ...

  7. Growing Hardy Figs in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1439

    the cold winters in Ohio. Soil and Site Requirements  Figure 5. Fig planted should be planted on ...

  8. Bitter Rot of Apple

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

    humidity (80–100%). The fungi survive the winter in dead wood or mummified fruit that were infected during ... disease. Cankers generally develop only on stressed or weakened trees, especially winter-injured trees. ...

  9. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    wattles are prone to frostbite in harsh climates, so make sure your flock is winterized. Eyes The eyes of ...

  10. Magnolia Scale

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

    and flies that feed on it. Description and Life Cycle The magnolia scale spends the winter on one- to ... feed and remain throughout the winter. Magnolia scale nymphs. Adult male among nymphs. Control Hints ...

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