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  1. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    in wood to create nest sites for their young. These bees do not consume wood; they feed on pollen and ... the abdomen. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Shetlar, OSU Entomology.) Identification Carpenter bees are large ... hole. Galleries contain the remnants of wood pulp separating each brood cell. (Photo by S.C. Jones.) ...

  2. Ohio’s Natural Enemies: Long-Legged Flies

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-69

    369-403. Photo​ Credits Figure 1A:  Photo courtesy of Tom Murray (Creative Commons);  Figure 1B:  Photo ... courtesy of Andrea Kautz;  Figure 1C:  Photo courtesy of Steve Nanz (Creative Commons);  Figure 1D:  ...   Photo courtesy of A. Jaszlics (Creative Commons);  Figure 1E:  Photo courtesy of Steve Nanz (Creative ...

  3. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    York. To date, 2,500 sites (flowerbed, roadside, forest edge, stream bank) covering 20 acres of giant ... for their photo contributions. A special thank you is extended to Settillo Codispoti for allowing OSU ... aphis.usda.gov/lpa/pubs/fsheet_faq_notice/fs_phhgweed.pdf (no longer available online). Mayer, L. (n.d.). Comparison of Management Techniques for Heracleum ...

  4. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    away leaving behind gray colors. Soil and Site Evaluation Soil scientists are trained to describe and ... hundred dollars depending on the time needed to evaluate the site. The Association of Ohio Pedologists ... ohiopedologist.org/consultant-list.html.  To find out more about site and soil evaluation, go to the website for the OSU Soil Environment ...

  5. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    monitor and its components. Information provided by your dealer or manufacturer through on-site support, ... File Formats Prior to using a yield monitor, it is important not only to understand how to utilize it ... to collect data during harvest, but also to recognize the file formats and directories created to ...

  6. Points to Consider Before Starting a Hops Operation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-58

    planting the first hops plant. Photo by Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension. Site selection — The easiest part of ... site preparation are two important points for a successful hops operation and integral to a business ... Financial and planning resources Site preparation considerations including: Site selection Field preparation ...

  7. Growing American Ginseng in Ohio: Site Preparation and Planting Using the Wild-Simulated Approach

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

    ginseng in the woods over many years. Figure 1. Life cycle of American ginseng. Photo from: American ... started; however, you must have a woodland with suitable ginseng sites in order to produce wild-simulated ... is flat, be sure to avoid areas with poorly drained soils. Some indicators of a good ginseng site ...

  8. Lichens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-12

    A fruiticose-type lichen attached to an azalea plant.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Figure 2. A crustose-type lichen ... growing on the bark of a tree.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Where do lichens grow? Lichens are located on ... Greenshield lichens growing on tupelo tree bark.  (Photo by David J. Goerig.) Do lichens damage plants? ...

  9. 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 ...

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

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

    spiders have 6–8 eyes. Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. Role in Biological Control Harvestmen are ... enemies with a diversity of prey as well as nectar and pollen resources. Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. ... Photo courtesy of MaLisa Spring. Life Cycle Most harvestmen mate to reproduce but a few species are ...

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