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  1. Evaluating Body Composition of Horses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-1024

    winter, where a BCS of 6 may be more appropriate. Most of the domestic horse population is overweight or ...

  2. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    Resources, Franklin County  Raising chickens during the winter has challenges: decreased egg production, ... safe during the winter. Winterizing your chicken coop and daily monitoring of your chickens will help ... chickens that winter better than others. These include Ameraucanas, Ancona, Black Australorps, Black Giant, ...

  3. Peach Leaf Curl

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-26

    every spring, can be severe during cool, wet springs that follow mild winters. The leaf curl fungus ... other diseases and to winter injury. Weakened trees also will produce fewer fruit the following season. ... by the fungus, Taphrina deformans. The fungus survives the winter as spores (conidia) on bark and ...

  4. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    not attack healthy, vigorous peach bark. Winter injury, insect damage, and mechanical injury are ... common types of wounds serving as entry points. The fungi survive the winter in cankers or in dead wood. ... of breakage and winter injury. Delay pruning until early spring. This promotes quick healing. Remove ...

  5. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Bumble Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-81

    flowers to pack their bodies full of fat to survive the winter. Each queen will spend the winter burrowed ... die with the winter’s cold, including the old queen, old workers and old drones. Commercial bumble bee ... new queens for winter. Bumble bees will forage on many different flowers, and they can fly farther ...

  6. Phytophthora Root Rot of Raspberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-14

    its development. Infected plants become weak and stunted and are particularly susceptible to winter ... Because wilting and collapsing plants may be caused by other factors (winter injury, cane borers, etc.), ... rot had previously been diagnosed as suffering from winter injury or “wet feet.” One major difference ...

  7. Fusarium Head Blight or Head Scab of Wheat, Barley and other Small Grain Crops

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

    quality of wheat flour, malting quality of barley, and feeding value of grain. The fungi causing scab ... grain elevators. There is a near zero tolerance for vomitoxin in malt barley (i.e. barley used for ... resulting from Fusarium infection. Delay planting of winter cereals until the soil temperature is 60 degrees ...

  8. Spur Blight of Red Raspberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-28

    Organism Spur blight is caused by the fungus Didymella applanata. It survives the winter in lesions on ... produce new infections, where the fungus will again over winter. Control Figure 2. Spur blight symptoms on ... time to remove old and infected canes is after the canes go dormant in early winter or early spring ...

  9. Anthracnose of Raspberry and Blackberry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-27

    addition, it may kill canes or weaken them so that they do not survive the winter. Other common names for ... survives the winter in lesions on diseased canes. The following spring and summer, during wet and rainy ... is best to remove old canes during the dormant season (winter or early spring) before new growth ...

  10. 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 ...

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