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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.)

Comparison of supplemental lighting from high-pressure sodium lamps or light-emitting diodes on morphology and nutrient uptake of greenhouse crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E. 2022. Comparison of supplemental lighting from high-pressure sodium lamps or light-emitting diodes on morphology and nutrient uptake of greenhouse crops. Acta Horticulturae. 1337:313-322. https://doi.org/10.17660/actahortic.2022.1337.42.

Origin of non-native Xylosandrus germanus, an invasive pest ambrosia beetle in Europe and North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dzurenko, M., Ranger, C.M., Hulcr, J., Galko, J., Kanuch, P. 2020. Origin of non-native Xylosandrus germanus, an invasive pest ambrosia beetle in Europe and North America. Journal of Pest Science. 94(2):553-562. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01283-x.

PH buffering in pine bark substrates as a function of particle size Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pancerz, M., Altland, J.E. 2020. PH buffering in pine bark substrates as a function of particle size. HortScience. 55(11):1817-1821. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci14969-20.

Phosphorus requirement for biomass accumulation is higher compared to photosynthetic biochemistry for three ornamental shrubs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poudyal, S., Owen Jr, J.S., Sharkey, T.D., Fernandez, R.T., Cregg, B. 2020. Phosphorus requirement for biomass accumulation is higher compared to photosynthetic biochemistry for three ornamental shrubs. Scientia Horticulturae. 275. Article 109719. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2020.109719.

Silicon modulates expression of pathogen defense-related genes during alleviation of copper toxicity in Nicotiana tabacum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flora, C., Khandekar, S., Boldt, J.K., Leisner, S. 2020. Silicon modulates expression of pathogen defense-related genes during alleviation of copper toxicity in Nicotiana tabacum. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 44(5):723-733. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2020.1849296.

Advancing sustainability in tree crop pest management: refining spray application rate with a laser-guided variable-rate sprayer in apple orchards Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fessler, L., Fulcher, A., Lockwood, D., Wright, W., Zhu, H. 2020. Advancing sustainability in tree crop pest management: refining spray application rate with a laser-guided variable-rate sprayer in apple orchards. HortScience. 55(9):1522–1530. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15056-20.

Storage procedures affect pH, electrical conductivity, and nutrient concentrations of pour-through leachate from pine bark and peat-based substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landaverde, A.C., Shreckhise, J.H., Altland, J.E. 2020. Storage procedures affect pH, electrical conductivity, and nutrient concentrations of pour-through leachate from pine bark and peat-based substrates. HortScience. 55(10):1597-1604. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci15232-20.

Scolytinae in nursery and fruit crops of western Kentucky and seasonal population patterns of four invasive ambrosia beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Viloria, Z., Villanueva, R., Bessin, R., O'Neil, P., Ranger, C.M., Dunwell, W. 2021. Scolytinae in nursery and fruit crops of western Kentucky and seasonal population patterns of four invasive ambrosia beetles. Journal of Economic Entomology. 56(3):374-386. https://doi.org/10.18474/JES20-50.

Effect of drought and carbon dioxide on nutrient uptake and levels of nutrient-uptake proteins in roots of barley Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bista, D.R., Heckathorn, S.A., Jayawardena, D.M., Boldt, J.K. 2020. Effect of drought and carbon dioxide on nutrient uptake and levels of nutrient-uptake proteins in roots of barley. American Journal of Botany. 107(10):1401-1409. https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1542.

Thiamethoxam differentially impacts the survival of the generalist predators, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), when exposed via the food chain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, C., Martinez, E., Baxter, R., Trabanino, R., Ranger, C.M., Michel, A., Canas, L. 2020. Thiamethoxam differentially impacts the survival of the generalist predators, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), when exposed via the food chain. Journal of Insect Science. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieaa070.

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.

Sensitivity of Hydrangea paniculata plants to residual herbicides in recycled irrigation varies with plant growth stage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poudyal, S., Owen Jr, J.S., Fernandez, R.D., Cregg, B. 2020. Sensitivity of Hydrangea paniculata plants to residual herbicides in recycled irrigation varies with plant growth stage. Water. 12(5):1402. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12051402.

Modeling water fluxes through containerized soilless substrates using HYDRUS Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fields, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S., Stewart, R.D., Heitman, J.L., Caron, J. 2020. Modeling water fluxes through containerized soilless substrates using HYDRUS. Vadose Zone Journal. 19(1):e20031. https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20031.

Improving nutrient management in the cultivation of ornamental plants in greenhouse, container and field production (Chapter 11) - (Book / Chapter)
Majsztrik, J., Owen Jr, J.S. 2020. Improving nutrient management in the cultivation of ornamental plants in greenhouse, container and field production (Chapter 11). In: Marcelis, L. and E. Heuvelink. Achieving sustainable greenhouse cultivation. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, Cambridge, UK. 23 pp.

Semiochemical-mediated host selection by Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacking horticultural tree crops: A review of basic and applied science Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Adesso, K., Ginzel, M., Rassati, D. 2021. Semiochemical-mediated host selection by Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacking horticultural tree crops: A review of basic and applied science. The Canadian Entomologist. 153(1):103-120. https://doi.org/10.4039/tce.2020.51.

Managing irrigation by measuring leachate - (Popular Publication)
Oki, L.R., Owen Jr, J.S. 2020. Managing irrigation by measuring leachate. Greenhouse Product News. 30(4):26-27.

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.

Long-lasting insecticide netting for protecting tree stems from attack by ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Werle, C.T., Schultz, P.B., Addesso, K.M., Oliver, J.B., Reding, M.E. 2019. Long-lasting insecticide netting for protecting tree stems from attack by ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Insects. 11(1):8. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11010008.

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.

Attraction of invasive ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to ethanol-treated tree bolts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M. 2019. Attraction of invasive ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to ethanol-treated tree bolts. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(1): 321-329. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz282.

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.

Blue radiation interacts with green radiation to influence growth and predominantly controls quality attributes of lettuce Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meng, Q., Boldt, J.K., Runkle, E.S. 2020. Blue radiation interacts with green radiation to influence growth and predominantly controls quality attributes of lettuce. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 145(2):75-87. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS04759-19.

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.

Minimizing bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) bycatch in Japanese beetle traps Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sipolski, S.J., Datson, S.W., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J.B., Alm, S.R. 2019. Minimizing bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) bycatch in Japanese beetle traps. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz098.

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.

Fungal pathogen and ethanol affect host selection and colonization success in ambrosia beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rassati, D., Contarini, M., Ranger, C.M., Cavaletto, G., Rossini, L., Speranza, S., Faccoli, M., Marini, L. 2019. Fungal pathogen and ethanol affect host selection and colonization success in ambrosia beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 22(1):1-9. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12351.

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.

Distribution, habitat preference, and management of the invasive ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in European forests with emphasis on the West Carpathians Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Galko, J., Dzurenko, M., Ranger, C.M., Kulfan, J., Kula, E., Nikolov, C., Zubrik, M., Zach, P. 2018. Distribution, habitat preference, and management of the invasive ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in European forests with emphasis on the West Carpathians. Forests. 10(1):10. https://doi.org/10.3390/f10010010.

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.