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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    cdn.ymaws.com/www.mosquito.org/resource/resmgr/files/mosq_control_awreness_week_p.pdf Andrade, Carlos FS, and Isaías Cabrini. 2010. "Electronic mosquito repellers induce increased ... nectar. Photo: D.J. Shetlar Figure 3: Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, taking a blood meal. Photo ... : D.J. Shetlar Figure 4: Female Anopheles mosquito after a blood meal. Photo: USDA-ARS Mosquitoes and ...

  2. An Introduction to On-Farm Solar Electric Systems

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/CDFS-4101

    the decision-making process. On-Site Energy Generation and Net Metering Distributed energy generation ... (DEG) systems refers to on-site, small-scale electric generation systems typically owned by customers ... systems as on-site or on-farm solar electric systems. To foster the implementation of on-site energy ...

  3. Soil Sampling to Develop Nutrient Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-513

    program is to maximize economic return while minimizing potential off-site environmental impacts. A soil ... Each laboratory was sent 3–5 subsamples from these 10 sites. Of the 13 laboratories, 12 laboratories ... University.  extensionpubs.osu.edu/content/sample/e974.pdf Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station. (2015).  ...

  4. How to Identify and Enhance Ohio’s Wild Bees in Your Landscape

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-85

    using Langstroth hives, pictured here. Photo: MaLisa Spring. Biology of Ground Nesting Bees Most people ... (Claytonia virginica). Photo: MaLisa Spring. Many ground nesting bees are specialists on certain groups of ... distinguished by their “armpit” hair, which allows them to collect pollen further up on their hind leg. Photo ...

  5. Strategies to Minimize Spray Drift for Effective Spraying in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-535

    trying to achieve this goal. Spray drift is defined as wind moving a pesticide from the application site ... to an off-target site (see Figures 1 and 2). Figure 1. Spray drift becomes an even more serious ... concern when an application is done under windy conditions. Photo by Javier Campos, Polytechnic University ...

  6. Pollinator Quick Guide: What You Can Do to Help Pollinators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-78

    such as lack of flowers for food (forage) and suitable nesting and overwintering sites. Other threats ... in pollinator conservation by providing plants and nesting sites for pollinators and by adapting ... Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation: xerces.org All photos by Denise Ellsworth. Insects and ...

  7. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1618

    Gardening: how to grow peppers. Michigan State University. msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/files/peppers.pdf Food ... garden. Pepper Site Requirements Peppers need at least six to eight hours of full sun during the growing ... between 100,000 and 350,000 on the Scoville scale, an index of pepper spiciness. Photo by Dave Horvath. ...

  8. Using °Brix as an Indicator of Vegetable Quality: A Summary of the Measurement Method

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1652

    and maintenance. ucanr.edu/sites/viticulture-fresno/files/115503.pdf Fact sheets in this series: Using ... in a workshop or kitchen with water nearby. Refractometer Operation The following images depict the ...

  9. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    of Culex pipiens. Photo: M.E. Meuti Figure 2. Adult male of Culex pipiens. Photo: M.E. Meuti Life ... Cycle and Habits  Biology Figure 3. Female Culex mosquito taking a blood meal from a human host. Photo ... mosquito laying her eggs on the surface of water. Photo: Sean McCann, Creative Commons Figure 5. Mature egg ...

  10. Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0092

    greenhouse. Photo by Adobe Stock. Figure 1b. The interior of a commercial bumble bee box. The largest bee is ... the queen; all other bees shown are female workers. The bottom left of the photo shows a clump of ... un-emerged brood cells. Open brood cells of previously emerged workers contain nectar. Photo by Emily Runnion ...

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