OVSFDP SUPPORTED RESEARCH

2017 Research Reports

Miller, Sally & Lewis Ivey, Melanie: Vegetable and Small Fruit Disease Diagnosis

Doohan, Doug: New tools for weed control in vegetable crops

Welty, Celeste; Jasinski, Jim; Long, Elizabeth: Improved monitoring network for new invasive insect pests in Ohio

Gastier, Mike: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn evaluation

Miller, Sally: Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation to Manage Plant Pathogens in Muck Soils

Long, Elizabeth: Monitoring the arrival and source of pepper weevil using pheromone-baited sticky traps

Bergefurd, Brad: Pumpkin germplasm production & disease resistance evaluations

Miller, Sally: Development of Fungicide Programs for Phytophthora Blight of Winter Squash

Lewis Ivey, Melanie: Emerging Soilborne Diseases in Plasticulture Strawberry Production

Miller, Sally: Evaluation of Pumpkin Cultivars for Resistance to Powdery Mildew and Determination of Efficacy of Fungicides in Multiple Locations

Lewis Ivey, Melanie; Welty Celeste; Gao Gary; Bergefurd, Brad: Increasing the Research Impacts of Integrated Pest Management in Small Fruits in Ohio

Kleinhenz, Matt: Specialty Potato Varieties for Ohio Growers (Conventional, Organic)

Gahler, Allen: Northern Ohio Pepper Evaluation

Miller, Sally: Alternaria Management in Cauliflower

2016 Research Reports

Doohan, Doug: New tools for weed control in vegetable crops – $7,500

Doohan, Doug: Impact of organic approach to soil management on soils, crop growth and weed control – $2,500

Gahler, Allen: Northern Ohio Pepper Evaluation – $4,000

Gastier, Mike: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $4,000

Kleinhenz, Matt: Tillage, Cover Crop, and Grafting Effects on Tomato and Pepper Crops and Soils – $4,500

Long, Elizabeth: Evaluating the Emergence and Distribution of Carrot Weevils in Ohio Parsley Fields – $2,603

McFarland, Mike: Squash Vine Borer Management by Trap Cropping and Insecticides – $1,920

Miller, Sally: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Miller, Sally: Development of Fungicide Programs for Phytophthora Blight of Summer Squash – $4,000

Miller, Sally: Sanitizing Heat Treatment to Remove Bacterial Pathogens from Vegetable Seeds Compatible with Pelleting and/or Seed-Applied Pesticides – $4,000

Miller, Sally: Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation to Manage Plant Pathogens in Muck Soils – $4,000

2015 Research Reports

Brad Bergefurd: Pumpkin germplasm production and quality evaluations and screening for resistance to powdery mildew, downy mildew, angular leaf spot, anthracnose and white speck – $2,000

Brad Bergefurd: Matted Row and Plasticulture Strawberry Production Winter Protection and Management, Biofumigant and Cultivar Evaluations – $4,500

Doug Doohan: New tools for weed control in vegetable crops – $7,500

Allen Gahler: Northern Ohio Pepper Evaluation – $4,000

Matt Kleinhenz: Tillage and Cover Crop Effects on Tomato and Pepper Crops and Soils – $3,000

Jim Jasinski: Comprehensive Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring and Management Program – $2,580

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Sally Miller: Determination of Resistance to Strobiliurin Fungicides in Alternaria spp. Causing Early Bight in Tomato and Potato Brown Leaf Spot in Potato – $4,000

Sally Miller: Evaluation of Alternative Treatments to Manage Bacterial Diseases in Muck Vegetable Crops – $4,000

2014 Research Reports

Brad Bergefurd: Evaluation of Fresh Market Tomato Nitrogen and Potassium Fertigation Ratios, Grafted Plants and Variety Selection on Physiological Disorder, Yield and Fruit Quality Attributes – $4,500

Brad Bergefurd: Pumpkin Germplasm Production and Quality Evaluations & Screening for Resistance to Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Angular Leafspot, Anthracnose, and White Speck
– $2,000

Brad Bergefurd: Matted Row and Plasticulture Strawberry Production Winter Protection & Management, Biofumigant and Cultivar Evaluations – $4,500

Doug Doohan: Optimization of a 2,4-D Detection System for Long-Term Field Deployment – $7,200

Allen Gahler: Northern Ohio Pepper Evaluation – $4,000

Jim Jasinski: Evaluating Pesticide Effects on Squash Bees in Cucurbits – $2,500

Jim Jasinski: Maintaining a Rapid Reaction Monitoring Team for Invasive Species – $4,050

Sally Miller: Optimizing Management of Cucumber Downy Mildew – $6,000

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Sally Miller: Improved Resistance in Pepper and Squash to Phytophthera capsici through Grafting – $4,000

2013 Research Reports

Brad Bergefurd: Evaluation of Fresh Market Tomato Nitrogen and Potassium fertigation ratios, grafted plants and variety selection on physiological disorder, yield and fruit quality attributes – $4,005

Brad Bergefurd: Plasticulture Strawberry Season and Market Extension Systems and Cultivar Evaluation Field Research Studies – $4,005

Doug Doohan, Joshua Blakeslee: Optimization of a mobile detector for 2,4-D and dicamba drift – $6,408

Jim Jasinski, Celeste Welty: Establishing a Rapid Reaction Monitoring Team for Invasive Species – $3,560

Mark Bennett: Effect of Plant Growth Regulators Using Three Delivery Systems on Fresh Market Peppers – $1,780

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $3,115

Matt Kleinhenz: Identifying and Correcting Vegetable Soil Fertility Problems in Ohio – $3,560

Melanie Lewis Ivey, Xiulan Xu,  Sally A. Miller: Identifying effective seed treatments to manage plant and human pathogens on tomato. – $3,471

Sally A. Miller: Identification and Management of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Parsley – Phase 2– $4,361

Sally A. Miller, Fulya Baysal-Gurel: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $1,780

Sally A. Miller, Fulya Baysal-Gurel: Optimizing management of cucumber downy mildew to currently used fungicides and production methods – $3,560

Sally A. Miller, Fulya Baysal-Gurel: Evaluation of fungicides and biorational products for control of powdery mildew in greenhouse/high tunnel tomato production – $1,780

Sally A. Miller, Fulya Baysal-Gurel: Developing strategies for organic cucurbit disease management – $2,670

2012 Research Reports

Brad Bergefurd: Evaluation of Fresh Market Tomato Nitrogen and Potassium fertigation ratios, grafted plants and variety selection on physiological disorder, yield and fruit quality attributes – $4,000

Brad Bergefurd: Strawberry Production Season and Market Extension Systems – $4,000

Doug Doohan: Finding an Alternative for Kerb, for Weed Control in Lettuce – $2,000

Doug Doohan: Herbicides for New Weed Problem– $3,000

Emily Linkous, Celeste Welty: Integrating biological control and chemical control for cole crop pest management – $2,500

Gary Gao: Evaluation of Cold-Hardy Cultivars and Season-Extension Methods of Blackberries for Improved Profitability – $4,000

Jim Jasinski, Celeste Welty: Continued Monitoring for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug – $2,400

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $4,000

Matt Hofelich, Elaine Grassbaugh: New Pepper Cultivar Releases for 2012 – $3,200

Melanie Lewis Ivey, Sally Miller, Xiulan Xu: Identifying effective seed treatment to manage plant and human pathogens on pumpkin and tomato – $4,250

Robert Precheur: Pumpkin Germplasm Evaluation and Screening for Resistance to Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Angular Leaf Spot, Anthracnose and White Speck – $3,000

Sally Miller: Evaluation of fungicides and biorational products for control of Pythium and Rhizoctonia damping off in greenhouse vegetable production – $3,000

Sally Miller: Identification and Management of Bacterial Leaf Spot of Parsley – $3,000

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

2011 Research Reports

Doug Doohan: Finding an Alternative for Kerb, for Weed Control in Lettuce – $2,000

Doug Doohan: Herbicides for New Weed Problem – $3,000

Doug Doohan: Late Season Annual Grass Control in Sweet Corn – $2,000

Mark Bennett, Elaine Grassbaugh: Use of Biological Treatments for Improved Crop Establishment in Beans – $3,000

Mark Bennett, Elaine Grassbaugh: Use of Sumagic and PEG 8000 (polyethylene glycol) to Control Pepper Transplant Height and Enhance Crop Production – $3,000

Matt Hofelich, Elaine Grassbaugh, Mark Koenig: New Pepper Cultivar Releases for 2011 – $3,000

Jim Jasinski, Sally Miller, Melanie Lewis Ivey, Bob Precheur: Controlling Angular Leaf Spot on pumpkin using seed treatment and foliar applications – $2,506

Jim Jasinski, Celeste Welty: Determining the distribution of a new invasive pest, the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, in key vegetable and small fruit crops – $3,000

Matt Kleinhenz: Grafted Vegetable Plants as a viable Product and Production Tool in Ohio – $4,500

Matt Kleinhenz: Optimizing Ohio Cucumber and Cilantro Nutrient Management – $4,300

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $4,500

Sally Miller: Optimizing management of cucumber downy mildew to currently used fungicides – $4,000

Sally Miller: Distribution, Survival and Management of Xanthomonas gardneri Causing Bacterial Spot in Tomatoes – $4,000

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Robert Precheur: Pumpkin Germplasm Evaluation and Screening for Resistance to Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Angular Leaf Spot, Anthracnose and White Speck – $3,000

Celeste Welty, Emily Linkous: Developing parasitoid enhancement as a component of cabbage crop management – $2,500

2010 Research Reports

Doug Doohan: New herbicides for brambles – $3,000

Doug Doohan: Weed control in leafy greens and in green onions  – $4,000

Elaine Grassbaugh: New vegetable cultivar releases for 2009  – $3,000

Jim Jasinski: Validating field rate fungicide insensitivity to powdery mildew on pumpkin – $2,000

Matt Kleinhenz: Grafting to improve tomato, cucumber, melon and pepper production – $4,000

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $4,000

Sally Miller: Efficacy of injected disinfectants in killing zoonotic pathogens and zoospores of plant pathogens in irrigation water – $4,000

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Sally Miller: Use of cucumber varieties partially resistant to downy mildew to decrease fungicide application costs – $3,500

Bob Precheur: Pepper Germplasm Evaluation – $1,000

Bob Precheur: Pumpkin germplasm evaluation and screening for resistance to powdery mildew, downy mildew, angular leaf spot, Anthracnose, and white speck  – $3,000

Celeste Welty: Managing insecticide resistance in corn earworm on sweet corn – $1,000

Shawn Wright: Plasticulture strawberry production systems – $3,500

2009 Research Reports

Jim Jasinski: Validating field rate fungicide insensitivity to powdery mildew on pumpkins – $2,000

Celeste Welty: Managing insecticide resistance in corn earworm on sweet corn – $1,000

Sally Miller: Efficacy of injected disinfectants in killing zoonotic pathogens and zoospores of plant pathogens in irrigation water – $4,000

Doug Doohan: Weed Control in Leafy Greens and in Green Onions – $4,000

Sally Miller: Use of cucumber varieties partially resistant to downy mildew to decrease fungicide application costs – $3,500

Elaine Grassbaugh: New Vegetable Cultivar Releases for 2009 – $3,000

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $4,000

Sally Miller: Vegetable Disease Diagnosis – $2,000

Doug Doohan: New Herbicides for Brambles – $3,000

Elaine Grassbaugh: A Program to Assist Ohio Vegetable Growers with Questions Regarding Production, Cultural Practices, and Other Items of Importance to Vegetable Producers – $2,000

Bob Precheur: Pumpkin germplasm evaluation and screening for resistance to powdery mildew, downy mildew, angular leaf spot, Anthracnose, and white speck – $3,000

Matt Kleinhenz: Grafting to Improve Tomato, Cucumber, Melon, and Pepper Production – $4,000

Bob Precheur: Pepper Germplasm Evaluation – $1,000

Shawn Wright: Plasticulture strawberry production systems – $3,500

2008 Research Reports

Mark Bennett: Use of Biological Treatments for Disease Control in Sweet Corn – $3,500

Brad Bergefurd: Fresh Market Vegetable Variety Trials – $3,000

Maurus Brown: Highbush Blueberry Rejuvenation and Pruning Study – $1,000

Doug Doohan: New Herbicides for Brambles -$2,150

Doug Doohan: Weed Control in Leafy Greens and in Green Onions – $4,000

Elaine Grassbaugh: New Vegetable Cultivar Releases for 2008 – $3,000

Elaine Grassbaugh: A Program to Assist Ohio Vegetable Growers with Questions Regarding Production, Cultural Practices, and Other Items of Importance to Vegetable Producers – Holdover from 2007

Gerald Holmes: Forecasting long-distance movement of cucurbit downy mildew: a decisionmaking tool for Ohio growers – $2,800

Jim Jasinski: Corn Earworm Management Trial for Fresh Market Sweet Corn – $2,500

Jim Jasinski: Powdery mildew fungicide insensitivity evaluations on Pumpkin – $2,050

Matt Kleinhenz: Grafting to Improve Field and High Tunnel Tomato Production – $4,000

Mark Koenig: Northern Ohio Sweet Corn Evaluation – $3,000

Sally Miller: Enhancing Plant Disease Diagnostics at the Local Level – $3,000

Bob Precheur: Pepper Germplasm Evaluation – $1,000

Bob Precheur: Pumpkin Germplasm Evaluation and Screening for Resistance to Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Angular Leaf Spot, Anthracnose and White Speck (Microdochium Blight) – $3,000

Landon Rhodes: Field Evaluation of Microdochium-resistant Pumpkins – Year 3 – $2,000