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James Altland
Application Technology Research
Research Leader

Phone: (330) 263-3870
Fax: (330) 263-3953

AGRICULTURAL ENGR. BLDG.
1680 MADISON AVE
WOOSTER, OH 44691
Projects
Minor Use Pesticide-Food/Ornamentals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429700
Coordinated Precision Application Technologies for Sustainable Pest Management and Crop Protection
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437778
Sustainable Production and Pest Management Practices for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Protected Culture Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438340
Minor Use Pesticide – Food/Ornamentals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438794
Evaluating the Influence of Beneficial Microbes on Crop Quality in the Nursery and Greenhouse Industry
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437918
Improving Methods and Models to Characterize Hydraulic Performance of Soilless Substrates
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 438305
Alternative Irrigation Water Sources for Sustainable Nursery Production and Urban Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429513
Germplasm Resources for the Floriculture and Nursery Industry at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 432849
Resilient Plants: Production, Shipping and Postharvest Techniques to Maximize Sales and Sell-Through While Minimizing Inputs (including labor)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434639
Fate of Controlled Release Fertilizer Nitrogen in Container Substrates
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434999
Interactive Effects of Temperature and Photoperiod on Flower Initiation and Development
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435019
Resilient Plants: Production, Shipping and Postharvest Techniques to Maximize Sales and Sell-Through While Minimizing Inputs
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435251
Environmental Strategies and Plant Growth Regulator Applications to Increase Plant Resilience
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435285
Understanding the Container Media Microbiome and its Effects on Plant Health
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435412
Assessing the Presence and Management of Weed Seeds in Irrigation Water in Container Production Nurseries
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435527
Optimum Nutrient Management for Leafy Green Production in Hydroponic Systems
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436775
Remedy is in the Pot: Development of Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in Containerized and Protected Horticulture Systems
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437082
Maximizing Weed Control in Container Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437113
Resilient Plants: Production, Shipping and Postharvest Techniques to Maximize Sales and Sell-Through While Minimizing Inputs (including labor)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437219

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Salt tolerance of hydrangea plants varied among species and cultivar within a species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Sun, Y., Hooks, T., Altland, J.E., Dou, H., Perez, C. 2020. Salt tolerance of hydrangea plants varied among species and cultivar within a species. Horticulturae. 6, 54. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae6030054.
Storage procedures affect pH, electrical conductivity, and nutrient concentrations of pour-through leachate from pine bark and peat-based substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Effects of electrical conductivity, pH, and foliar application of calcium chloride on yeld and tipburn of Lactuca sativa grown using the nutrient–film technique Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Samarakoon, U., Palmer, J., Ling, P., Altland, J.E. 2020. Effects of electrical conductivity, pH, and foliar application of calcium chloride on yeld and tipburn of Lactuca sativa grown using the nutrient–film technique. HortScience. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15070-20.
Dolomite and micronutrient fertilizer affect phosphorus fate when growing crape myrtle in pine bark Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shreckhise, J.H., Owen Jr, J.S., Eick, M.J., Niemiera, A.X., Altland, J.E., Jackson, B.E. 2020. Dolomite and micronutrient fertilizer affect phosphorus fate when growing crape myrtle in pine bark. HortScience. 55(6)832-840. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci14558-20.
Photosynthesis, growth, and water use of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Silver Dollar’ using a physiological-based or a substrate physical properties-based irrigation schedule and a biochar substrate amendment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahromi, N., Fulcher, A., Walker, F., Altland, J.E. 2020. Photosynthesis, growth, and water use of Hydrangea paniculata ‘Silver Dollar’ using a physiological-based or a substrate physical properties-based irrigation schedule and a biochar substrate amendment. Irrigation Science. 38:263-374.
Optimizing substrate available water and coir amendment rate in pine bark substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahromi, N.B., Fulcher, A., Walker, F., Altland, J.E. 2020. Optimizing substrate available water and coir amendment rate in pine bark substrates. Water. 12(2):362. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12020362.
Cold hardiness of Grevillea in western Oregon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, N., Stoven, H., Owen, J.S., Altland, J.E. 2019. Cold hardiness of Grevillea in western Oregon. HortTechnology. 30(1):117-121. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04377-19.
Morphological and physiological responses of Cornus alba to salt and drought stresses under greenhouse conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Q., Sun, Y., Altland, J.E., Niu, G. 2020. Morphological and physiological responses of Cornus alba to salt and drought stresses under greenhouse conditions. HortScience. 55(2):224–230. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14460-19.
Research priorities of the environmental horticultural industry founded through consensus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owen Jr., J.S., Lebude, A.V., Calabro, J., Boldt, J.K., Gray, J., Altland, J.E. 2019. Research priorities of the environmental horticultural industry founded through consensus. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 37(4):120-126.
Water and air relations in propagation substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yafuso, E., Fisher, P., Bohorquez, A., Altland, J.E. 2019. Water and air relations in propagation substrates. HortScience. 54(11):2024–2030. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI14145-19.
Dolomite and micronutrient fertilizer affect phosphorus fate in pine bark substrate used for containerized nursery crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shreckhise, J.H., Owen, J.S., Eick, M.J., Niemiera, A.X., Altland, J.E., White, S.A. 2019. Dolomite and micronutrient fertilizer affect phosphorus fate in pine bark substrate used for containerized nursery crop production. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 83(5):1410-1420. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2018.12.0493.
Efficacy of preemergence herbicides over time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2019. Efficacy of preemergence herbicides over time. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 37(2):55-62.
Timing of a short-term reduction in temperature and irradiance affects growth and development of four annual bedding plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E. 2019. Timing of a short-term reduction in temperature and irradiance affects growth and development of four annual bedding plants. Horticulturae. 5(1):15. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae5010015.
Lime rate affects substrate pH and container-grown birch trees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2018. Lime rate affects substrate pH and container-grown birch trees. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 50(1):93-101. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2018.1554670.
Evaluating on-demand irrigation systems for container-grown woody plants grown in biochar-amended pine bark Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahromi, N., Fulcher, A., Walker, F., Altland, J.E., Wright, W., Eash, N. 2018. Evaluating on-demand irrigation systems for container-grown woody plants grown in biochar-amended pine bark. HortScience. 53(12):1891-1896. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13541-18.
Physical and hydraulic properties of commercial pine-bark substrate products used in production of containerized crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Owen, J., Jackson, B., Fields, J. 2018. Physical and hydraulic properties of commercial pine-bark substrate products used in production of containerized crops. HortScience. 53(12):1883-1890. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13497-18.
Integrating moisture characteristic curves with gravimetric data in the management of substrate moisture content for annual vinca Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Newby, A., Altland, J.E., Struve, D., Pasian, C., Ling, P., Jourdan, P., Kessler, R., Carpenter, M. 2018. Integrating moisture characteristic curves with gravimetric data in the management of substrate moisture content for annual vinca. HortScience. 53:1197-1202. https://doi:10.21273/HORTSCI13030-18.
Initial substrate moisture content and storage temperature affect chemical properties of bagged substrates containing poultry litter fertilizer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Jeong, K. 2018. Initial substrate moisture content and storage temperature affect chemical properties of bagged substrates containing poultry litter fertilizer. HortScience. 53(8):1191-1196. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci13004-18.
Influence of substrate physical properties on container weed germination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K. 2018. Influence of substrate physical properties on container weed germination. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 36(1):1-6.
Responses of marigold cultivars to saline water irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, Y., Niu, G., Perez, C., Pemberton, H., Altland, J.E. 2018. Responses of marigold cultivars to saline water irrigation. HortTechnology. 28(2):166-171. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH03981-18.
Growth response, mineral nutrition, and water utilization of container grown woody ornamentals grown in biochar-amended pine bark Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Basiri, N., Walker, F., Fulcher, A., Altland, J.E., Wright, W. 2018. Growth response, mineral nutrition, and water utilization of container grown woody ornamentals grown in biochar-amended pine bark. HortScience. 53(3):347-353. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12643-17.
Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower grown in a rice hull-amended substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boldt, J.K., Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E. 2018. Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower grown in a rice hull-amended substrate. HortScience. 53:698-703. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI12325-17.
Initial substrate moisture content and storage temperature affects chemical properties of bagged substrates containing controlled release fertilizer at two different temperatures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Jeong, K.Y. 2017. Initial substrate moisture content and storage temperature affects chemical properties of bagged substrates containing controlled release fertilizer at two different temperatures. HortScience. 52(10):1429-1434. doi:10.21273/HORTSCI12216-17.
Cultivar variation in silicon accumulation and distribution in Petunia ×hybrida - (Abstract Only)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E. 2017. Cultivar variation in silicon accumulation and distribution in Petunia ×hybrida. HortScience. 52(9):S198.
Irrigation water acidification to neutralize alkalinity for nursery crop production: Substrate pH, electrical conductivity, and nutrient concentrations; and plant nutrition and growth - (Abstract Only)
Irrigation water acidification to neutralize alkalinity for nursery crop production: Substrate pH, electrical conductivity, nutrient concentrations, and plant nutrition and growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Albano, J.P., Altland, J.E., Merhaut, D., Wilson, S., Wilson, C. 2017. Irrigation water acidification to neutralize alkalinity for nursery crop production: Substrate pH, electrical conductivity, nutrient concentrations, and plant nutrition and growth. HortScience. 52(10):1401-1405. doi: 10.21273/hortsci11439-17.
Pyrolysis temperature and heating time affect rice hull biochar properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Boldt, J.K. 2018. Pyrolysis temperature and heating time affect rice hull biochar properties. Acta Horticulturae. 1191:145-152.
Rice hull mulch affects germination of bittercress and creeping woodsorrel in container plant culture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K., Krause, C.R. 2016. Rice hull mulch affects germination of bittercress and creeping woodsorrel in container plant culture. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 7:2359-2375.
Dolomitic lime amendment affects pine bark substrate pH, nutrient availability, and plant growth: A review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Jeong, K.Y. 2016. Dolomitic lime amendment affects pine bark substrate pH, nutrient availability, and plant growth: A review. HortTechnology. 26(5):565-573.
Effect of rice hull mulch on nutrient concentration of fertilized irrigation water - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Boldt, J.K. 2016. Effect of rice hull mulch on nutrient concentration of fertilized irrigation water [abstract]. HortScience. 51(9):S323.
Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower - (Abstract Only)
Boldt, J.K., Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E. 2016. Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower [abstract]. HortScience. 51(9):S368.
Granular activated carbon to remove agrichemicals from water ()
Fisher, P., Grant, G., Zayas, V., Raudales, R., Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K. 2016. Granular activated carbon to remove agrichemicals from water. Greenhouse Grower Magazine. May/June: 20-22.
Micronutrient availability from steel slag amendment in pine bark substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Zellner, W.L. 2016. Micronutrient availability from steel slag amendment in pine bark substrates. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 34(3)67-74.
Horseweed control in field nursery crops - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E. 2016. Horseweed control in field nursery crops[abstract]. Northeaster Plant, Pest and Soils Conference, January 3-7, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1:101.
High rates of gasified rice hull biochar affect geranium and tomato growth in a soilless substrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C. 2017. High rates of gasified rice hull biochar affect geranium and tomato growth in a soilless substrate. Journal of Plant Nutrition. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2016.1249800.
Micronutrient availability from steel slag amendment in peatmoss substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Zellner, W.L., Locke, J.C., Krause, C.R. 2015. Micronutrient availability from steel slag amendment in peatmoss substrates. HortScience. 50:1715-1720.
Applications and limitations to use of rice hull biochar in container substrates - (Abstract Only)
Substrate pH and butterfly bush response to dolomitic lime or steel slag amendment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Zellner, W.L., Locke, J.C. 2015. Substrate pH and butterfly bush response to dolomitic lime or steel slag amendment. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 33(2):89-95.
Silicon improves flowering characteristics of sunflower and petunia at low phosphorus rates - (Abstract Only)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E., Zellner, W.L., Locke, J.C. 2015. Silicon improves flowering characteristics of sunflower and petunia at low phosphorus rates. HortScience. 50(9):S142.
Sample container and storage for paclobutrazol monitoring in irrigation water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Morris, L.A., Boldt, J.K., Fisher, P., Raudales, R. 2016. Sample container and storage for paclobutrazol monitoring in irrigation water. HortTechnology. 25(6):769-773.
Continuing assessment of the 5 day sodium carbonate-ammonium nitrate extraction assay as an indicator test for silicon fertilizers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zellner, W.L., Friedrich, R.L., Kim, S., Sturtz, D.S., Frantz, J., Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2015. Continuing assessment of the 5 day sodium carbonate-ammonium nitrate extraction assay as an indicator test for silicon fertilizers. Journal of AOAC International. 98(4):890-895.
Steel slag raises pH of greenhouse substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Zellner, W.L., Boldt, J.K. 2015. Steel slag raises pH of greenhouse substrates. HortScience. 50(4):603-608.
Solute transport through a pine-bark based substrate under saturated and unsaturated conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoskins, T., Owens, J., Fields, J., Altland, J.E., Easton, Z., Niemiera, A. 2014. Solute transport through a pine-bark based substrate under saturated and unsaturated conditions. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 139:634-641.
A new lime material for container substrates ()
Altland, J.E. 2014. A new lime material for container substrates. The Buckeye. 25(8):28-31.
Weed control in herbaceous perennial container production ()
Altland, J.E. 2014. Weed control in herbaceous perennial container production. Greenhouse Product News. 24(9):12-16.
Influence of pine bark particle size and pH on cation exchange capacity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Locke, J.C., Krause, C.R. 2014. Influence of pine bark particle size and pH on cation exchange capacity. HortTechnology. 24:554-559.
Parboiled rice hull mulch in containers reduces liverwort and bittercress growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2014. Parboiled rice hull mulch in containers reduces liverwort and bittercress growth. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 32(2):59-63.
Should biochar be used in container substrates? ()
Altland, J.E. 2014. Should biochar be used in container substrates?. Greenhouse Product News. 24(8):14-21.
Research is our middle name ()
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.
Cation exchange capacity of pine bark substrates ()
Altland, J.E. 2014. Cation exchange capacity of pine bark substrates. The Buckeye. 25(6):40-42.
Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) USDA-ARS, Wooster/Toledo, Ohio ()
Krause, C.R., Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K., Derksen, R.C., Locke, J.C., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Zhu, H., Zellner, W.L. 2014. Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) USDA-ARS, Wooster/Toledo, Ohio. The Buckeye. 25(4):18-20.
Steel slag affects pH and Si content of container substrates - (Abstract Only)
Altland, J.E., Zellner, W.L., Locke, J.C. 2014. Steel slag affects pH and Si content of container substrates. American Society of Horticultural Science.Abstract. 49:S297.
Performance of granular collectors for container plants and a comparison of the influence of canopy type on preemergent herbicide deposits Reprint Icon - (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 ()
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 affects nutrition and growth of five horticulture crops in container culture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E., Ford, C.W. 2013. Gasified rice hull biochar affects nutrition and growth of five horticulture crops in container culture. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 31(4):195-202.
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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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)
ARS Nursery and Floricultural Crop Research in Ohio ()
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 ()
Altland, J.E. 2010. Weaning off Bark. Nursery Management Professional. 26(1): 38-42.
Growth, Flowering and Cold Hardiness of Rockrose in Western Oregon - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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.