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Jennifer Boldt
Application Technology Research
Research Horticulturist

Phone: (419) 530-2225
Fax: (419) 530-1599

UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO
2801 W. BANCROFT ST. MAIL STOP 604
TOLEDO , OH 43606
Projects
Development of Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in Containerized and Protected Horticulture Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435758
Biomonitoring of Nutritional and Environmental Stress in Plants
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427451
Population Genetic Studies of Penstemon eatonii and P. palmeri in Preparation for Germplasm Acquisition, Breeding, and Curation
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427558
Analysis of Mechanisms Involved in Induction of Abiotic or Biotic Stress Tolerance in Horticulture Crops Through Nutrition or Temperature
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431132
Biomonitoring of Iron Deficiency and Toxicity in Ornamental Plants
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433844

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Timing of a short-term reduction in temperature and irradiance affects growth and development of four annual bedding plants -
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.
Elevated carbon dioxide plus chronic warming causes dramatic increases in leaf angle in tomato, which correlates with reduced plant growth -
Jayawardena, D.M., Heckathorn, S.A., Bista, D.R., Boldt, J.K. 2018. Elevated carbon dioxide plus chronic warming causes dramatic increases in leaf angle in tomato, which correlates with reduced plant growth. Plant Cell and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13489.
Comparison of Supplemental Lighting Provided by High-pressure Sodium Lamps or Light-emitting Diodes for the Propagation and Finishing of Bedding Plants in a Commercial Greenhouse -
Craver, J.K., Boldt, J.K., Lopez, R.G. 2019. Comparison of Supplemental Lighting Provided by High-pressure Sodium Lamps or Light-emitting Diodes for the Propagation and Finishing of Bedding Plants in a Commercial Greenhouse. HortScience. 54:52-59. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13471-18.
Radiation Intensity and Quality from Sole-source Light-emitting Diodes Affect Seedling Quality and Subsequent Flowering of Long-day Bedding Plant Species -
Craver, J.K., Boldt, J.K., Lopez, R.G. 2018. Radiation Intensity and Quality from Sole-source Light-emitting Diodes Affect Seedling Quality and Subsequent Flowering of Long-day Bedding Plant Species. HortScience. 53:1407-1415. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13228-18.
Effect of drought on nutrient uptake and the levels of nutrient-uptake proteins in roots of drought-sensitive and –tolerant grasses -
Bista, D.R., Heckathorn, S.A., Jayawardena, D.M., Mishra, S., Boldt, J.K. 2018. Effect of drought on nutrient uptake and the levels of nutrient-uptake proteins in roots of drought-sensitive and –tolerant grasses. Plants. 7(2):28-44. http://doi:10.3390/plants7020028.
Influence of substrate physical properties on container weed germination -
Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K. 2018. Influence of substrate physical properties on container weed germination. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 36(1):1-6.
Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower grown in a rice hull-amended substrate -
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.
Cultivar variation in silicon accumulation and distribution in Petunia ×hybrida -
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E. 2017. Cultivar variation in silicon accumulation and distribution in Petunia ×hybrida. HortScience. 52(9):S198.
Pyrolysis temperature and heating time affect rice hull biochar properties -
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.
Elevated CO2 plus chronic warming reduces nitrogen uptake and levels or activities of nitrogen -uptake and -assimilatory proteins in tomato roots Reprint Icon -
Jayawardena, D.M., Heckathorn, S.A., Bista, D.R., Mishra, S., Boldt, J.K., Krause, C.R. 2017. Elevated CO2 plus chronic warming reduces nitrogen uptake and levels or activities of nitrogen -uptake and -assimilatory proteins in tomato roots. Physiologia Plantarum. 159:354-365.
Rice hull mulch affects germination of bittercress and creeping woodsorrel in container plant culture Reprint Icon -
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.
Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower -
Boldt, J.K., Locke, J.C., Altland, J.E. 2016. Silicon accumulation and distribution in petunia and sunflower [abstract]. HortScience. 51(9):S368.
Effect of rice hull mulch on nutrient concentration of fertilized irrigation water -
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.
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.
Light intensity and quality from sole-source light-emitting diodes impact growth, morphology, and nutrient content of Brassica microgreens Reprint Icon -
Gerovac, J.R., Craver, J.K., Lopez, R.G., Boldt, J.K. 2016. Light intensity and quality from sole-source light-emitting diodes impact growth, morphology, and nutrient content of Brassica microgreens. HortScience. 51(5):497-503.
Short-term reductions in irradiance and temperature minimally affect growth and development of five floriculture species -
Boldt, J.K. 2018. Short-term reductions in irradiance and temperature minimally affect growth and development of five floriculture species. HortScience. 53:1-5.
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 Reprint Icon -
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.
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.
Has your greenhouse gone virtual? -
Boldt, J.K. 2014. Has your greenhouse gone virtual?. Greenhouse Product News. 24(11):36-41.
A novel approach to reduce greenhouse energy costs -
Boldt, J.K. 2014. A novel approach to reduce greenhouse energy costs. Greenhouse Product News. 24(10):14-22.
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.
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.
Development of photosynthetic response curves and their integration into a decision-support tool for floriculture growers -
Boldt, J.K., Erwin, J.E., Fisher, P.R. 2014. Development of photosynthetic response curves and their integration into a decision-support tool for floriculture growers. HortScience. 49(9):S389(Abstract).