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  1. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5531

    usually have better eating quality than large ones. Avoid berries with large uncolored or seedy areas or ... has linked mold to some forms of cancer—always avoid moldy berries.  Yield Due to many variables such ... Wash them in gently flowing cool water in a colander. Drain and remove caps by giving them an easy ...

  2. Collecting and Submitting a Turfgrass Sample to the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-3087-10

    submit a turfgrass sample to the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic can help in the easy ... newspaper. This will keep the soil (root zone material) from moving and getting on the turf. When soil covers ... in the soil. Do not add water to the sample and do not put the sample in a plastic bag. If samples ...

  3. What to Look for in a Lawn Care Service

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4025-88

    practices, such as mowing and watering, which have a substantial effect on lawn quality. Some companies will ... the fertilizers and other chemicals typically used to achieve a high-quality, weed-free, and pest-free ... Potassium (potash, K) is sometimes supplied with the standard fertilizer program. Applications of K can help ...

  4. mRNA Vaccines: The Next Generation Tool to Fight Infections

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-34

    mRNA is protected by being encased in nanomaterials such as lipids, which helps it to get into cells ... a small, artificially-created piece of the pathogen. They use this piece or in some cases link it to ... RNases (Gupta et al. 2013) and has a hard time getting into cells from outside. If foreign RNA gets ...

  5. Spray Irrigation of Reclaimed Wastewater for Rural Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-758

    eliminate the discharge of pollutants to lakes and streams, dispersing treated wastewater is one of the ... water (e.g., ponds, streams, ditches), property boundaries, and vegetable gardens. Irrigation in the ... starts to turn as expected. Ohio State researchers also found that irrigation water soaks into cold or ...

  6. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    https://doi:10.2134/agronj1980.00021962007200010008x. Duncan, S.R., and W.T. Schapaugh Jr. 1997. “Relay-intercropped soybean in different water regimes, ... Effect on Wheat Quality.” Crop, Forage, & Turfgrass Management Volume 2, Issue 1: 1–7.  ...

  7. A Consumer’s Guide to Pure Maple Syrup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-101

    produced during the wintry weather at the start of the season. This grade excels as a topping for ice cream ... will often be sold at a lower price and its quality may be variable. One way to avoid uncertainty is to ... buy locally produced syrup. Syrup produced locally is a quality product that supports local farmers. ...

  8. Hydrothermal Carbonization: Upgrading Waste Biomass to Char

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-6622

    applications, such as a solid fuel, an adsorbent for removing pollutants from water/wastewater streams, e.g., ... dewatering efficiency of raw feedstocks as it helps release the bound water and thus is highly beneficial for ... agricultural residues, and industrial and animal wastes, are suitable for HTC (Figure 1) [3]. Water acts as ...

  9. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    heavy clay soils to allow for better root penetration, improving the capacity to hold water and ... the first step toward improving plant health. How Does Composting Help the Environment? Yard trimmings ... pesticides and chemical fertilizers in your yard. Healthy plants help clean the air, conserve soil, and ...

  10. RHDV2: What Rabbit Owners Need to Know

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/4h-54

    water crocks, cages, carriers, etc. Rodents, insects, birds, and other animals can serve as the ... fur and meat, as well as contaminated feed and water. Manure and urine contain the virus, so bedding ... that RHD shows up in your facility. For effective results, owners should clean with soap and water to ...

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