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  1. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    rolling downhill into a drainage ditch, or if you are one of the unlucky ones, a self-made lake in the ... middle of the field. This is where proper field drainage comes into play to prevent loss of crops, ... increase usable land, and increase plant root mass. Methods can include subsurface drainage (tile), surface ...

  2. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    Japanese beetle adults and the only control options are to either live with the damage or use a chemical ... pesticide. There is, however, a non-chemical control option available to the diligent gardener.  The first ... This control option works well as long as the gardener is diligent about the daily beetle patrol. For ...

  3. Crop Scouting Update

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/crop-scouting-update

    disease pressure which allows for more efficient and tailored control options. Agronomic Crops In hay ... tissue is damaged and ear fill can be limited. Remember, fungicides are a preventative control option and ...

  4. Shoo Fly, Don't Bother Me. Or My Cows!

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/shoo-fly-dont-bother-me-or-my-cows

    compared to pastured animals. Sanitation is the main management strategy to keep them under control. Keep ... stable fly eggs. Sanitation, sticky traps, and sprays can help in controlling this fly population. Horn ... threshold for horn flies is 200 flies/animal and when flies are properly controlled, growing and finishing ...

  5. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    controlling weeds. The rapid growth of the grass supplies an immense root system that not only supplies ... organic matter to soil but can also begin to fix compacted soil. Weed control is twofold in sudex-planted ...

  6. Greenhouse Plant Health and Pest Management

    https://entomology.osu.edu/courses/entmlgy-5610

    production of plants and other commodities in controlled environments, including greenhouses, urban vertical ...

  7. Spring 2021 Publications & Courses

    https://entomology.osu.edu/news/spring-2021-publications-courses

    Control Medically Important Pests.  Journal of Medical Entomology, doi:   ... Evaluating Evidence in Biology and Medicine; 3 units  Luis Canas  ENTMLGY 5500 Biological Control of ...

  8. Biological Control of Arthropod Pests

    https://entomology.osu.edu/graduate/courses/entmlgy-5500

    ENTMLGY 5500 Covers philosophy, science, and application of biological control. Biology, ...

  9. Urban Landscape and Greenhouse Entomology

    https://entomology.osu.edu/courses/entmlgy-4602

    plants, turfgrass and greenhouse crops. Major pest groups are covered and control of the pests using ...

  10. Research

    https://entomology.osu.edu/research

    requires chemical pest control, yet many insects are now resistant to common insecticides.  To manage these ... pests and their ability to spread disease, we need new control and monitoring tools as well as improved ... novel mechanisms for insect and pest control.  For example, Entomology faculty have partnered with OSU ...

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