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James Altland
Application Technology Research Unit
Research Horticulturist

Phone: (330) 263-3870
Fax: (330) 263-3953
AGRICULTURAL ENGR. BLDG.
1680 MADISON AVE
WOOSTER, OH, 44691

Projects
MANAGEMENT OF INSECTS THAT ATTACK HORTICULTURAL, TURF, AND NURSERY CROPS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420637
Development of Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in Containerized and Protected Horticulture Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425918
AGRICHEMICAL LEACHING FROM NURSERY CONTAINERS DURING WINTER MONTHS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421707
Cut-Flower Longevity Among Accessions of Rudbeckia, Phlox and Coreopsis in the National Plant Germplasm System
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422524
Identifying Lighting and Pesticide Application Protocols to Reduce Energy and Chemical Inputs
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424633
Flower Color and Anthocyanidin Pigment Profiles of the Phlox Collection in the National Plant Germplasm System
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424666
Measuring Economic Efficiency in the Floriculture Production Value Chain
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425393
Using Lighting Technologies and Genetics to Improve Growth and Flowering of Floriculture Crops
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425396
Determining Optimum Nutritional, PGR, and Handling Regimes to Manage Plant Growth and Maximize Post-harvest Life
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425428
Germplasm Resources for the Floriculture and Nursery Industry at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425431
Nutrient, Water, and Labor Efficiency in Floriculture Production
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425519
Water Use in the Propagation of Vegetative Annuals
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425527

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Parboiled rice hull mulch in containers reduces liverwort and bittercress growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-14)
Research is our middle name - (Trade Journal)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Krause, C.R. 2014. Research is our middle name. Greenhouse Product News. 24(7):26-31.
Performance of granular collectors for container plants and a comparison of the influence of canopy type on preemergent herbicide deposits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Altland, J.E., Oliveira, R.E., Ozkan, H.E. 2014. Performance of granular collectors for container plants and a comparison of the influence of canopy type on preemergent herbicide deposits. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(3):383-389.
Rice hulls for weed control in container crops - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2014. Rice hulls for weed control in container crops. The Buckeye. January/February 2014:37-40.
Effect of biochar type on macronutrient retention and release from soilless substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C. 2013. Effect of biochar type on macronutrient retention and release from soilless substrate. HortScience. 48(11):1397-1402.
Gasified rice hull biochar is a source of phosphorus and potassium for container-grown plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C. 2013. Gasified rice hull biochar is a source of phosphorus and potassium for container-grown plants. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 31:138-144.
Strategies for developing sustainable substrates in nursery crop production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilderback, T.E., Riley, E.D., Jackson, B.E., Kraus, H.T., Fonteno, W.C., Owen, J.S., Altland, J.E., Fain, G.B. 2013. Strategies for developing sustainable substrates in nursery crop production. Acta Horticulturae. 1013:43-56.
Use of ground wheat straw in container nursery substrates to overwinter daylily divisions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E. 2012. Use of ground wheat straw in container nursery substrates to overwinter daylily divisions. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30(4):207-210.
Substituting pine wood for pine bark affects physical properties of nursery substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2012. Substituting pine wood for pine bark affects physical properties of nursery substrates. HortScience. 47(10):1499-1503.
Biochar affects macronutrient leaching from a soilless substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C. 2012. Biochar affects macronutrient leaching from a soilless substrate. HortScience. 47(8):1136-1140.
Change in physical properties of pine bark and switchgrass substrates over time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2012. Change in physical properties of pine bark and switchgrass substrates over time. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30(3):113-117.
Fate of pre-emergence herbicide applications sprayed through containerized hydrangia canopies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Altland, J.E., Rennecker, J.C. 2012. Fate of pre-emergence herbicide applications sprayed through containerized hydrangia canopies. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30(2):76-82.
Seedling geranium response to nitrogen deprivation and subsequent recovery in hydroponic culture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E., Bobak, D.M. 2011. Seedling geranium response to nitrogen deprivation and subsequent recovery in hydroponic culture. HortScience. 46(12):1615-1618.
Influence of pumice and plant roots on substrate physical properties over time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2011. Influence of pumice and plant roots on substrate physical properties over time. HortTechnology. 21:554-557.
Optimal Spray Application Rates for Ornamental Nursery Liner Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, H., Altland, J.E., Derksen, R.C., Krause, C.R. 2011. Optimal spray application rates for ornamental nursery liner production. HortTechnology. 21(3):367-375.
Differential response of liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) tissue to POST-applied quinoclamine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Wehtje, G., Sibley, J., Miller, M., Gilliam, C., Krause, C.R. 2011. Differential response of liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) tissue to POST-applied quinoclamine. Weed Technology. DOI: 10.1614/WT-D-10-00135.1.
Use of ground miscanthus straw in container nursery substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C. 2011. Use of ground miscanthus straw in container nursery substrates. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 29:114-118.
Modification of Switchgrass Substrate pH Using Compost, Peatmoss, and Elemental Sulfur Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2010. Modification of switchgrass substrate pH using compost, peatmoss, and elemental sulfur. HortTechnology. 20:950-956.
Developing Moisture Characteristic Curves and Their Descriptive Functions at Low Tensions for Soilless Substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Owen Jr., J.S., Fonteno, W. 2010. Developing moisture characteristic curves and their descriptive functions at low tensions for soilless substrates. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 136(6):563-567.
Use of Processed Biofuel Crops for Nursery Substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2010. Use of Processed Biofuel Crops for Nursery Substrates. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 28:129-134.
Crop Response to Hybrid Poplar Alternative Soilless Substrate Component for Pacific Northwest Ornamental Container Production - (Abstract Only)
Owen Jr., J.S., Stoven, H.M., Altland, J.E., Pruett, W.J., Klick, J. 2010. Crop Response to Hybrid Poplar Alternative Soilless Substrate Component for Pacific Northwest Ornamental Container Production. HortScience. (8)45:110.
Water Use and Growth of Two Woody Taxa Produced in Varying Indigenous Douglas-Fir Based Soilless Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Owen Jr, J.S., Zazirska-Gabriel, M., Sullivan, D.M., Altland, J.E., Albano, J.P. 2010. Water Use and Growth of Two Woody Taxa Produced in Varying Indigenous Douglas-Fir Based Soilless Substrates. HortScience. (8)45:111.
Suppression of Zinnia Powdery Mildew in the Greenhouse with Silicon-containing Media Amendments - (Abstract Only)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E., Frantz, J. 2010. Suppression of Zinnia Powdery Mildew in the Greenhouse with Silicon-containing Media Amendments. Journal of Phytopathology. 100:S74.
Development of Sustainable and Alternative Substrates for Nursery Container Crops - (Abstract Only) - (01-Dec-09)
ARS Nursery and Floricultural Crop Research in Ohio - (Popular Publication)
Krause, C.R., Altland, J.E., Derksen, R.C., Frantz, J., Locke, J.C., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Zhu, H. 2009. ARS Nursery and Floricultural Crop Research in Ohio. The Buckeye. December 2009, pg 19-21.
Weaning off Bark Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2010. Weaning off Bark. Nursery Management Professional. 26(1): 38-42.
Growth, Flowering and Cold Hardiness of Rockrose in Western Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, N., Altland, J.E. 2010. Growth, Flowering and Cold Hardiness of Rockrose in Western Oregon. HortTechnology. 20(3): 652-659.
Use of Switchgrass as a Nursery Container Substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2009. Use of Switchgrass as a Nursery Container Substrate. HortScience. 44(7)1861-1865.
Control of Butterfly Bush with Postemergence Herbicides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Ream, J. 2010. Control of Butterfly Bush with Postemergence Herbicides. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 238(1):48-52.
Weed Growth and Efficacy of Pre-Applied Herbicides in Alternative Rooting Substrates Used in Container-Grown Nursery Crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wehtje, G., Altland, J.E., Gilliam, C.H., Marble, S.C., Van Hoogmoed, A.J., Fain, G.B. 2009. Weed Growth and Efficacy of Pre-Applied Herbicides in Alternative Rooting Substrates Used in Container-Grown Nursery Crops. Weed Technology. 23:455-459.
Quantifying Winter Discharge of Controlled Release Fertilizers to Determine Environmental Impact and Plant Uptake - (Abstract Only)
Owen, J.S., Altland, J.E., Scagel, C.F., Stoven, H., Horneck, D., Frantz, J. 2009. Quantifying Winter Discharge of Controlled Release Fertilizers to Determine Environmental Impact and Plant Uptake. Hortscience Proceedings. 2009 ASHS Annual Conference, 25-28 July 2009, St Louis Mo. 44(4):1064.
Use of Switchgrass as the Primary Potting Component in Nursery Containers - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E., Frantz, J. 2009. Use of Switchgrass as the Primary Potting Component in Nursery Containers. Hortscience Proceedings. 44:1130.
Preemergence Control of Black Cottonwood in Nursery Containers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2009. Preemergence Control of Black Cottonwood in Nursery Containers. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 27(1):51–55.
Irrigation affects herbicide penetration of shrub canopies - (Proceedings)
Altland, J.E. 2009. Irrigation affects herbicide penetration of shrub canopies. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society.63:60
Substrate pH Affects Nutrient Availability in Fertilized Douglas Fir Bark Substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Buamscha, G., Horneck, D. 2008. Substrate pH Affects Nutrient Availability in Fertilized Douglas Fir Bark Substrates. HortScience. 43:2171-2178.
Interaction of Glyphosate and Pelargonic acid in Ready-To-Use Weed Control Products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wehtje, G., Altland, J.E., Gilliam, C. 2009. Interaction of Glyphosate and Pelargonic acid in Ready-To-Use Weed Control Products. Weed Technology. 23:544-549.
Effect of Peat Moss and Pumice on Douglas Fir Bark based Soilless Substrate Physical and Hydraulic Properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Magdalena, Z., Owen, J. 2009. Effect of Peat Moss and Pumice on Douglas Fir Bark based Soilless Substrate Physical and Hydraulic Properties. HortScience. 44(3):874-878.
Interaction of Glyphosate and Diquat in Ready-To-Use Weed Control Products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Glenn, W., Gilliam, C. 2008. Interaction of Glyphosate and Diquat in Ready-To-Use Weed Control Products. Weed Technology. 22(3):472-476.
Nitrogen Availability in Fresh and Aged Douglas Fir Bark Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Buamscha, G., Sullivan, D., Horneck, D. 2008. Nitrogen Availability in Fresh and Aged Douglas Fir Bark. HortTechnology. 18(4):619-623.
Liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) Response to Quinoclamine in a Pine Bark Substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Wehtje, G., Gilliam, C., Mckee, M. 2008. Liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) Response to Quinoclamine in a Pine Bark Substrate. Weed Science. 56(5):762-766.
Container Height and Douglas Fir Bark Texture Affect Substrate Physical Properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Owen, J. 2008. Container Height and Douglas Fir Bark Texture Affect Substrate Physical Properties. HortScience. 43:505-508.
Nutrient Availability from Douglas Fir Bark in Response to Substrate pH Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Buamscha, G. 2008. Nutrient Availability from Douglas Fir Bark in Response to Substrate pH. HortScience. 43:478-483.
Competition from Black Cottonwood in Nursery Containers - (Proceedings)
Altland, J.E. 2008. Competition from black cottonwood in nursery containers. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. 62:47.
Comparing digital software to human observation for estimating weed cover in nursery containers - (Proceedings)
Altland, J.E. 2008. Comparing digital software to human observation for estimating weed cover in nursery containers. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts.
Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit - (Abstract Only)
Krause, C.R., Altland, J.E., Derksen, R.C., Frantz, J., Locke, J.C., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Zhu, H. 2007. Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit. OFA Bulletin. No.904:24-25.
Cottonwood Control in Nursery Containers - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E. 2008. Cottonwood Control in Nursery Containers. Southern Nursery Association Proceedings.
Influence of Container Mulches on Irrigation and Nutrient Management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Lanthier, M. 2007. Influence of Container Mulches on Irrigation and Nutrient Management. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 25:234-238.
Continuous columns for determining moisture characteristic curves of soilless substrates - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E., Mielcarek, M., Owen, J., Zazirska, M. 2007. Continuous columns for determining moisture characteristic curves of soilless substrates. Southern Nursery Association Proceedings. 52:538-542.
Last Modified: 7/30/2014
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