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  1. Soybean Aphid May Be Back Next Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-aphid-may-be-back-next-year

    October 20, 2004 WOOSTER, Ohio — The soybean aphid, which was practically nonexistent in soybean fields this growing season, may be back with a vengeance next year.   Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University research entomologist, said that if population pat ...

  2. Soybean Varieties Targeted for Soybean Rust Resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-varieties-targeted-soybean-rust-resistance

    June 23, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Over 500 soybean lines planted in nearly 4,000 plots will be evaluated in Ohio this season for potential resistance to soybean rust.   Ohio State University's Soybean Breeding Program has joined a nationwide effort to id ...

  3. Soil Sampling Only Way to Catch Silent Robber of Soybean Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soil-sampling-only-way-catch-silent-robber-soybean-yields

    November 23, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Soybean rust may have been the talk in crop fields across Ohio this season, but now is the time for growers to turn their attention toward a more elusive pest.   Deemed the "silent robber of yields," soybean cys ...

  4. Southern Ohio Corn May be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    March 17, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Southern Ohio's corn crop may face a high risk of Stewart's bacterial wilt and leaf blight this growing season. The disease is caused by a bacterium carried and spread by adult flea beetles.   Based on the flea bee ...

  5. Soggy Fields May Promote Wheat Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soggy-fields-may-promote-wheat-diseases

    May 22, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Excessive wet weather throughout Ohio the past several weeks may cause problems with disease development in the state's wheat crop. Pat Lipps, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural ...

  6. Slugs May Be Abundant This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slugs-may-be-abundant-year

    April 16, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- High slug populations may welcome no-till farmers to the start of the growing season. Ohio State University entomologists have been receiving reports that adult slugs and eggs are present in abundance in some no-till fields t ...

  7. Size Matters with Slug Feeding

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/size-matters-slug-feeding

    January 31, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The first signs of slug activity and feeding in crop fields is correlated with the size of the juveniles, according to Ohio State University entomology research.   Field studies conducted last summer at the Ohio Agricultur ...

  8. Sentinel Plots to Aid in Soybean Rust Detection

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sentinel-plots-aid-soybean-rust-detection

    June 3, 2005 MT. GILEAD, Ohio — Soybeans in the unifoliate, or one leaf, stage of development peak through the soil on grower Tom Weiler's Mt. Gilead, Ohio, farm.   Seeded on April 11, the beans are among the first planted in Ohio and for a specific ...

  9. Seed Vigor Assessment Quicker, More Accurate with New System

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-vigor-assessment-quicker-more-accurate-new-system

    August 29, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A new system that assesses seed vigor may improve the way seed companies evaluate overall seed quality and growth performance. Ohio State University crop production and computer science researchers have developed an automat ...

  10. Seed Vigor Test Refined to Measure Additional Plant Varieties

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-vigor-test-refined-measure-additional-plant-varieties

    September 24, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- An automated image scanning system developed to assess overall seed vigor of lettuce has been refined to measure half of all seedling plant varieties that exist and is nearly 80 percent accurate. The system, developed by ...

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