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  1. Pruning Blueberry Bushes in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1430

    that have not been pruned on an annual basis may become overgrown and less fruitful (Figure 1). Proper ... tool to remove wood as cleanly as possible to avoid unnecessary injury to the plant. Hand pruners can ...

  2. Bacterial Diseases of Plants

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-6

    materials. Sanitation, particularly disinfestation of pruning tools. Crop rotation to reduce over-wintering. ... Sanitation and Phytosanitation (SPS): The Importance of SPS in Global Movement of Plant Materials Search for ...

  3. Silverfish and Firebrats

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-64

    infestation. Management Prevention Sanitation is important but not entirely effective in reducing populations ... infestation has been eliminated, sanitation will help prevent reinfestation. Infestations occasionally occur ... where snacks or other foods are frequently eaten. When in carpets, frequent vacuuming and cleaning ...

  4. Growing Peppers in the Home Garden

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

    should be scouted on a weekly basis to keep populations low before flower set. Aphids may be present on ... the garden. Sanitation is also a very important practice often overlooked. Sanitation includes ... cleaning hands, gloves and tools that contacted diseased plant tissue. This can help avoid the spread of ...

  5. Preserving Food With Less Sugar

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5359

    desired. With a slotted spoon, fill hot pickle slices into clean, hot pint jars, leaving ½-inch headspace. ... if needed. Wipe rims of jars with a dampened clean paper towel; apply two-piece metal canning lids. ... With a slotted spoon, fill hot beets and onion slices into clean, hot pint jars, leaving ½-inch ...

  6. Boom Sprayer Calibration

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-520

    output rate, check for clogs and clean the tip, or replace the nozzle. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until the ... a broadcast basis. Therefore, convert the recommended broadcast rate to the band rate before comparing it with ... per acre on a broadcast basis. The sprayer has a 300 gallon tank, and the application rate measured ...

  7. Hobby Maple Syrup Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-36

    you need to be as careful about producing your syrup. You need to use proper sanitation, process the ... sauce. Sap can also pick up the flavor of sanitizers. Do not use detergents, heavy chlorine cleaners or ... other soap products to wash out or sanitize your equipment. The best way to sanitize equipment is to use ...

  8. Food Preservation: Basics for Canning Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5344

    Pressure Canner The pressure canner is a heavy pot that has a tight-fitting lid, a clean exhaust vent (or ... a clock; clean cloths and towels; and hot pads. Filling Jars Hot Pack Method Vegetables that are hot packed ... end of this fact sheet. Raw Pack Method When vegetables are raw packed, they are cleaned but not ...

  9. Small-Engine Machine Safety for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892270

    before refueling. Clean up any spilled gasoline before starting the engine. Do not smoke while filling ... Clean the mower after each use, including the underside of the mower deck. Clean the grass catcher, if ... tighten all loose nuts, bolts, and screws. Clean the trimmer after each use. Leaf Blower Safety and ...

  10. Peach Canker

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-25

    fungi. Sanitation is critical, especially during the early life of the orchard. Do not plant new peach ...

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