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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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James Altland
Application Technology Research
Horticulture

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

AGRICULTURAL ENGR. BLDG.
1680 MADISON AVE
WOOSTER , OH 44691

Projects
Development of Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in Containerized and Protected Horticulture Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425918
Genotyping-by-Sequencing the Phlox Collection in the National Plant Germplasm System
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428807
Alternative Irrigation Water Sources for Sustainable Nursery Production and Urban Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429147
Alternative Irrigation Water Sources for Sustainable Nursery Production and Urban Landscapes
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429513
Identifying Lighting and Pesticide Application Protocols to Reduce Energy and Chemical Inputs
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 424633
Measuring Economic Efficiency in the Floriculture Production Value Chain
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425393
Using Lighting Technologies and Genetics to Improve Growth and Flowering of Floriculture Crops
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425396
Determining Optimum Nutritional, PGR, and Handling Regimes to Manage Plant Growth and Maximize Post-harvest Life
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425428
Germplasm Resources for the Floriculture and Nursery Industry at the Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425431
Nutrient, Water, and Labor Efficiency in Floriculture Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425519
Water Use in the Propagation of Vegetative Annuals
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425527

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rice hull mulch affects germination of bittercress and creeping woodsorrel in container plant culture -
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 -
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.
Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower -
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 -
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.
Micronutrient availability from steel slag amendment in peatmoss substrates Reprint Icon -
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.
Substrate pH and butterfly bush response to dolomitic lime or steel slag amendment Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Altland, J.E. 2008. Cottonwood Control in Nursery Containers. Southern Nursery Association Proceedings.
Influence of Container Mulches on Irrigation and Nutrient Management Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
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