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  1. Link Found Between Lycopene and Poor Seed Quality in Tomatoes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/link-found-between-lycopene-and-poor-seed-quality-tomatoes

    December 17, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tomato breeders who produce varieties high in lycopene are sometimes paying the price of increased nutritional benefits in the form of reduced production performance. But an Ohio State University study may have provided ...

  2. Mulch Options Exist for Tomato Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mulch-options-exist-tomato-growers

    December 20, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — It's easy to recognize the benefits mulches afford vegetable crops, but the challenge lies in choosing which mulch performs the best and doesn't lighten the wallet. Many vegetable growers, especially in fresh-m ...

  3. Some Wheat Yellowing from Stress

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-wheat-yellowing-stress

    December 22, 2004 WOOSTER, Ohio — The wheat crop in Ohio is on its way to another growing season, but a portion of the crop is already off to a shaky start. Pat Lipps, an Ohio State University research and Extension plant pathologist said that wheat in ar ...

  4. Minimizing Compaction of Vegetable Crops Tricky

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/minimizing-compaction-vegetable-crops-tricky

    January 4, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Controlling compaction in field crops is not easy, but minimizing compaction in vegetable crops is even trickier. Randall Reeder, an Ohio State University agricultural engineer, said that because of regular crop rotation a ...

  5. Beef Symposium Targets Marketing Tools

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/beef-symposium-targets-marketing-tools

    January 5, 2005 LANCASTER, Ohio — Raising beef cattle not only requires the skills to produce a high-quality product, but also the knowledge to develop and implement a plan to bring that product to market. The Ohio State University Extension Ohio Beef Cat ...

  6. Tree Liners Give Purpose to Retractable Roof Greenhouses

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tree-liners-give-purpose-retractable-roof-greenhouses

    January 11, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Nursery professionals looking to economically produce tree liners, boost profits and get their product out to customers more efficiently may have found the answer in retractable roof greenhouses. The relatively new techno ...

  7. A Little Cunning May Do the Trick in Pepper Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/little-cunning-may-do-trick-pepper-management

    January 12, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — The trick to outsmarting insects and diseases on peppers may lie in the way chemicals are applied to the vegetable crop. A team of Ohio State University and USDA entomologists, plant pathologists and agricultural engineers ...

  8. Training Program a Tool for Improving Agriculture in Africa

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/training-program-tool-improving-agriculture-africa

    January 12, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — East African universities are looking to Ohio State University to strengthen their Colleges of Agriculture to help improve agricultural productivity, food security and the economy throughout the region. Ohio State's ...

  9. In-Furrow Applicator Cuts Chemical Costs in Vegetable Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/furrow-applicator-cuts-chemical-costs-vegetable-crops

    January 14, 2005 URBANA, Ohio — Nothing is cheap when it comes to growing high-value vegetable crops, including the chemical investment for insect and disease management. But a group of Ohio State University researchers may have found a way of effectively ...

  10. Winning the War Against Soybean Rust Requires a Strategy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/winning-war-against-soybean-rust-requires-strategy

    January 19, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The best weapon growers have to fighting soybean rust is fungicides, but an effective job of controlling the disease is questionable without an application strategy. Erdal Ozkan, an Ohio State University Extension agricul ...

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