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Research Project: Development of Technologies and Strategies for Sustainable Crop Production in Containerized and Protected Horticulture Systems

Location: Application Technology Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Trap tree and interception trap techniques for management of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in nursery production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Addesso, K., Oliver, J., Youssef, N., O'Neal, P., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Werle, C.T. 2019. Trap tree and interception trap techniques for management of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in nursery production. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy413.

Elevated carbon dioxide plus chronic warming causes dramatic increases in leaf angle in tomato, which correlates with reduced plant growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Lime rate affects substrate pH and container-grown birch trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2018. Lime rate affects substrate pH and container-grown birch trees. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2018.1554670.

Freeze stress of deciduous trees induces attacks by opportunistic ambrosia beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Schultz, P.B., Frank, S., Reding, M.E. 2018. Freeze stress of deciduous trees induces attacks by opportunistic ambrosia beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12317.

Physical and hydraulic properties of commercial pine-bark substrate products used in production of containerized crops - (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.

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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Silicon alleviates long-term copper toxicity and influences gene expression in Nicotiana tabacum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flora, C.S., Khandekar, S., Boldt, J.K., Leisner, S. 2019. Silicon alleviates long-term copper toxicity and influences gene expression in Nicotiana tabacum. Journal of Plant Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2019.1589508.

Integrating moisture characteristic curves with gravimetric data in the management of substrate moisture content for annual vinca - (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 - (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):1-6. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci13004-18.

Effect of drought on nutrient uptake and the levels of nutrient-uptake proteins in roots of drought-sensitive and –tolerant grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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 - (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 - (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 - (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.

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.

Elevated CO2 plus chronic warming reduces nitrogen uptake and levels or activities of nitrogen -uptake and -assimilatory proteins in tomato roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (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.

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.

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.

Granular activated carbon to remove agrichemicals from water - (Trade Journal)
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.

Light intensity and quality from sole-source light-emitting diodes impact growth, morphology, and nutrient content of Brassica microgreens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boldt, J.K. 2018. Short-term reductions in irradiance and temperature minimally affect growth and development of five floriculture species. HortScience. 53:1-5.

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.

Let’s talk silicon - (Trade Journal)
Zellner, W.L. 2015. Let’s talk silicon. The Buckeye. 26(4):27-28.

The levels of boron-uptake proteins in roots are correlated with tolerance to boron stress in barley Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mishra, S., Heckathorn, S., Krause, C.R. 2015. The levels of boron-uptake proteins in roots are correlated with tolerance to boron stress in barley. Crop Science. 55:1741-1748.

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.

Has your greenhouse gone virtual? - (Trade Journal)
Boldt, J.K. 2014. Has your greenhouse gone virtual?. Greenhouse Product News. 24(11):36-41.

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 - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2014. A new lime material for container substrates. The Buckeye. 25(8):28-31.

A novel approach to reduce greenhouse energy costs - (Trade Journal)
Boldt, J.K. 2014. A novel approach to reduce greenhouse energy costs. Greenhouse Product News. 24(10):14-22.

Weed control in herbaceous perennial container production - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2014. Weed control in herbaceous perennial container production. Greenhouse Product News. 24(9):12-16.

Should biochar be used in container substrates? - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2014. Should biochar be used in container substrates?. Greenhouse Product News. 24(8):14-21.

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.

Cation exchange capacity of pine bark substrates - (Trade Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2014. Cation exchange capacity of pine bark substrates. The Buckeye. 25(6):40-42.