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Research Project: Sustainable Production and Pest Management Practices for Nursery, Greenhouse, and Protected Culture Crops

Location: Application Technology Research

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Root Exploration, initial moisture conditions, and irrigation scheduling influence hydration of stratified and non-stratified substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Criscione, K.S., Fields, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. Root Exploration, initial moisture conditions, and irrigation scheduling influence hydration of stratified and non-stratified substrates. Horticulturae. 8. Article 826. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae8090826.

The relative sensitivity of marigold vs. tomato to iron (Fe) toxicity is associated with root traits: root-to shoot mass ratio, failure to sequester Fe in roots, and levels of the major Fe-uptake protein, IRT Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kostic, E., Heckathorn, S., Bagrowski, T., Franklin, T., Boldt, J.K. 2022. The relative sensitivity of marigold vs. tomato to iron (Fe) toxicity is associated with root traits: root-to shoot mass ratio, failure to sequester Fe in roots, and levels of the major Fe-uptake protein, IRT. Horticulturae. 8. Article 803. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae8090803.

A fine line between phytotoxicity and blue when producing Hydrangea macrophylla in a nursery at a low substrate pH Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pietsch, G.M., Brindley, J.C., Owen Jr, J.S., Fulcher, A. 2022. A fine line between phytotoxicity and blue when producing Hydrangea macrophylla in a nursery at a low substrate pH. Horticulturae. 8. Article 690. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae8080690.

Characterization of transcriptional responses to genomovirus infection of the white mold fungus, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pedersen, C.J., Marzano, S.L. 2022. Characterization of transcriptional responses to genomovirus infection of the white mold fungus, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Viruses. 14(9). Article 1892. https://doi.org/10.3390/v14091892.

Silicon supplementation induces expression of a histidine-rich defensin gene family in Nicotiana tabacum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muhindi, S., Zellner, W., Flora, C., Boldt, J.K., Leisner, S. 2022. Silicon supplementation induces expression of a histidine-rich defensin gene family in Nicotiana tabacum. Journal of Plant Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2022.2108446.

Fusarium graminearum virus-1 strain FgV1-SD4 infection eliminates mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol synthesis by F. graminearum in FHB Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paudel, B., Pedersen, C.J., Yen, Y., Marzano, S.L. 2022. Fusarium graminearum virus-1 strain FgV1-SD4 infection eliminates mycotoxin Deoxynivalenol synthesis by F. graminearum in FHB. Microorganisms. 10: Article 1484. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10081484.

Ambrosia beetles show species-specific colonization patterns in ethanol-injected trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Water security: Investing in proper reservoir design helps growers achieve essential water security - (Popular Publication)
White, S.A., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. Water security: Investing in proper reservoir design helps growers achieve essential water security. Greenhouse Management. Popular Publication. July 2022. https://www.greenhousemag.com/article/water--security/.

Effect of irrigation, fertilizer rate and placement, and two substrates on growth of rose and hydrangea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammons, A., Lebude, A.V., Owen Jr, J.S., Mcginnis, M. 2022. Effect of irrigation, fertilizer rate and placement, and two substrates on growth of rose and hydrangea. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 40(3):123-128. https://doi.org/10.24266/2573-5586-40.3.123.

Water security: Investing in proper reservoir design helps growers achieve essential water security - (Popular Publication)
White, S.A., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. Water security: Investing in proper reservoir design helps growers achieve essential water security. Nursery Management and Production. https://www.nurserymag.com/article/reservoir-design-water-security/.

A glimpse into the future of soilless substrates - (Popular Publication)
Owen Jr, J.S., Fields, J.S., Altland, J.E., Lamm, A., Jackson, B.E. 2022. A glimpse into the future of soilless substrates. Growertalks. 86(1):52-53. https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=25715.

Soilless substrate science for current and future growers - (Popular Publication)
Jackson, B.E., Fields, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S., Altland, J.E. 2022. Soilless substrate science for current and future growers. Growertalks. 82(12):52-45. https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=25658.

Defying gravity: Utilizing stratified growing media to invent the future - (Popular Publication)
Owen Jr, J.S., Fields, J.S., Altland, J.E. 2022. Defying gravity: Utilizing stratified growing media to invent the future. Nursery Management and Production. March 2022. 18-23.

What are the relevant sources and factors affecting event mean concentrations (EMCs) of nutrients and sediment in stormwater? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behrouz, M., Yazdi, M., Sample, D.J., Scott, D., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. What are the relevant sources and factors affecting event mean concentrations (EMCs) of nutrients and sediment in stormwater?. Science of the Total Environment. 828. Article 154368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154368.

Response of hydroponic baby leaf greens to LED and HPS supplemental lighting Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattson, N.S., Allred, J.S., De Villiers, D., Shelford, T., Harbick, K.J. 2022. Response of hydroponic baby leaf greens to LED and HPS supplemental lighting. Acta Horticulturae. 1337:395-402. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2022.1337.54.

Plant growth promoting traits of Bacillus species associated with quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and lambsquarters (Chenopodium album) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Testen, A.L., Magnus, M.C., Backman, P.A. 2022. Plant growth promoting traits of Bacillus species associated with quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and lambsquarters (Chenopodium album). Plant Health Progress. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-09-21-0121-RS.

Soilless substrate science: Part 1 in a series on a collaborative effort to support our industry's needs for soilless sustrates - (Popular Publication)
Fields, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S., Altland, J.E., Jackson, B.E., Lamm, A. 2022. Soilless substrate science: Part 1 in a series on a collaborative effort to support our industry's needs for soilless sustrates. Growertalks. 85(11):46-47 (March).

The relationship between drone speed and the number of flights in RFID tag reading for plant inventory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quino, J., Maja, J.M., Robbins, J., Owen Jr, J.S., Chappell, M., Camargo, J.N., Fernandez, R.T. 2021. The relationship between drone speed and the number of flights in RFID tag reading for plant inventory. Drones. 6(1). Article 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/drones6010002.

Stability of nuclear and mitochondrial reference genes in selected tissues of the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus germanus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patwa, N., Ranger, C.M., Lehenberger, M., Biedermann, P., Reding, M.E. 2021. Stability of nuclear and mitochondrial reference genes in selected tissues of the ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus germanus. Insects. 12(12). Article 1125. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12121125.

The latest on growing media research - (Popular Publication)
Jackson, B.E., Fields, J.S., Altland, J.E., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. The latest on growing media research. Growertalks. 85(9): 56-60.https://www.growertalks.com/Article/?articleid=25544.

Exploring water movement through stratified substrates - (Proceedings)
Criscione, K.S., Field, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S. 2022. Exploring water movement through stratified substrates. Combined Proceedings of the International Plant Propagators Society. 71:116-124.

Evaluating stratified substrates effect on containerized crop growth under varied irrigation strategies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Criscione, K.S., Fields, J.S., Owen Jr, J.S., Fultz, L., Bush, E. 2022. Evaluating stratified substrates effect on containerized crop growth under varied irrigation strategies. HortScience. 57(3):400-413. https://doi.org/10.21273/hortsci16288-21.

Interception strategies for managing exotic ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in nurseries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Addesso, K., Werle, C.T., Oliver, J. 2022. Interception strategies for managing exotic ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in nurseries. Journal of Entomological Science. 57(3):436-442. https://doi.org/10.18474/JES21-60.

Effect of residual pesticides in recycled nursery runoff on growth and physiology of six ornamental shrubs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poudyal, S., Abdi, D., Owen Jr, J.S., Fernandez, R.T., Cregg, B. 2021. Effect of residual pesticides in recycled nursery runoff on growth and physiology of six ornamental shrubs. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 233. Article 3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-021-05468-7.

Effect of substrate stratification on growth of common nursery weed species and container-grown ornamental species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yvraj, K., Marble, C., Altland, J.E., Pearson, B., Chen, J., Devkota, P. 2022. Effect of substrate stratification on growth of common nursery weed species and container-grown ornamental species. HortTechnology. 32(1):74-83. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH04965-21.

The pour-through procedure for monitoring container substrate chemical properties: a review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E. 2021. The pour-through procedure for monitoring container substrate chemical properties: a review. Horticulturae. 7(12).Article 536. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7120536.

Optimization of spatial lighting uniformity using non-planar arrays and photosynthetic photon flux density modulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harbick, K.J., Mattson, N.S. 2022. Optimization of spatial lighting uniformity using non-planar arrays and photosynthetic photon flux density modulation. Acta Horticulturae. 1337:101-106. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2022.1337.14.

Phytoremediation and high rainfall combine to improve soil and plant health in a North America northern great plains saline sodic soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiedler, D.J., Clay, S.A., Joshi, D., Westhoff, S., Reese, C., Bruggeman, S., Morelis-Miller, J., Perkins, L.B., Marzano, S.L., Clay, D.E. 2022. Phytoremediation and high rainfall combine to improve soil and plant health in a North America northern great plains saline sodic soil. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation Society. 77(3). Article 00112. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.2022.00112.

Photosynthetic responses of greenhouse ornamentals to interaction of irradiance, carbon dioxide concentration, and temperature Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atkins, I.K., Boldt, J.K. 2022. Photosynthetic responses of greenhouse ornamentals to interaction of irradiance, carbon dioxide concentration, and temperature. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 147(2):82-94. https://doi.org/10.21273/JASHS05115-21.

Direct metatranscriptomic survey of sunflower Microbiome and Virome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Z., Neupane, A., Feng, J., Pedersen, C., Marzano, S.L. 2021. Direct metatranscriptomic survey of sunflower Microbiome and Virome. Viruses. 13(9). Article 1867. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13091867.

The basics of irrigation reservoirs for agriculture - (Experiment Station)
Sahoo, D., Yazdi, M.N., Owen Jr, J.S., White, S.A. 2021. The basics of irrigation reservoirs for agriculture. Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension.October. LGP 1121. https://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/the-basics-of-irrigation-reservoirs-for-agriculture/.

Specialty crop retention reservoir performance and design considerations to secure quality water and mitigate non-point source runoff Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yazdi, M.N., Owen Jr, J.S., Lyon, S.W., White, S.A. 2021. Specialty crop retention reservoir performance and design considerations to secure quality water and mitigate non-point source runoff. Journal of Cleaner Production. 321. Article 128925. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.128925.

Microbial control agents for fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae: Lycoriella) affecting the production of oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus spp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, V., Sward, G.F., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Canas, L. 2021. Microbial control agents for fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae: Lycoriella) affecting the production of oyster mushrooms, Pleurotus spp. Insects. 12(9). Article 786. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12090786.

Modeling natural light availability in skyscraper farms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eaton, M., Harbick, K.J., Shelford, T., Mattson, N.S. 2021. Modeling natural light availability in skyscraper farms. Agronomy. 11(9). Article 1684. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11091684.

Reducing pesticide transport in surface and subsurface irrigation return flow in specialty crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdi, D., Owen Jr, J.S., Wilson, P., Hinz, F., Cregg, B., Fernandez, R. 2021. Reducing pesticide transport in surface and subsurface irrigation return flow in specialty crop production. Agricultural Water Management. 256. Article 107124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107124.

Substrate stratification: layering unique substrates within a container increases resource efficiency without impacting growth of shrub rose Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fields, J., Owen Jr, J.S., Altland, J.E. 2021. Substrate stratification: layering unique substrates within a container increases resource efficiency without impacting growth of shrub rose. Agronomy. 11(8). Article 1454. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11081454.

Evaluation of organic substrates as an alternative to perlite for cucumber production in the Dutch bucket hydroponic system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, T., Altland, J.E., Samarakoon, U. 2021. Evaluation of organic substrates as an alternative to perlite for cucumber production in the Dutch bucket hydroponic system. Acta Horticulturae. 1317:319-326. https://doi.org/10.17660/actahortic.2021.1317.37.

Photosynthesis, biomass production, nutritional quality, and flavor-related phytochemical properties of hydroponic-grown arugula (Eruca sativa Mill.) ‘standard’ under different electrical conductivities of nutrient solution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, T., Samarakoon, U., Altland, J.E., Ling, P. 2021. Photosynthesis, biomass production, nutritional quality, and flavor-related phytochemical properties of hydroponic-grown arugula (Eruca sativa Mill.) ‘standard’ under different electrical conductivities of nutrient solution. Agronomy. 11(7). Article 1340. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11071340.

Identification of the viral determinant of hypovirulence and host range in Sclerotiniaceae of a genomovirus reconstructed from the plant metagenome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feng, C., Feng, J., Wang, Z., Pedersen, C., Wang, X., Saleem, H., Domier, L.L., Marzano, S.L. 2021. Identification of the viral determinant of hypovirulence and host range in Sclerotiniaceae of a genomovirus reconstructed from the plant metagenome. Journal of Virology. 95(17). Article e00264-21. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.00264-21.

Soilless substrate science: A north american needs assessment to steer soilless substrate research into the future Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fields, J., Owen Jr, J.S., Lamm, A., Altland, J.E., Jackson, B., Zheng, Y., Oki, L., Fonteno, K., Samtani, J., Campbell, B.T. 2021. Soilless substrate science: A north american needs assessment to steer soilless substrate research into the future. Acta Horticulturae. 1317:313-318. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1317.36.

A meta-analysis of the combined effects of elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming on plant %N, protein content and N-uptake rate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jayawardena, D.M., Heckathorn, S.A., Boldt, J.K. 2021. A meta-analysis of the combined effects of elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming on plant %N, protein content and N-uptake rate. AoBP (Annals of Botany PLANTS). 13(4). Article plab031. https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plab031.

Long term crop rotation effect on subsequent soybean yield explained by soil and root-associated microbiome and soil health indicators Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupane, A., Bulbul, I., Wang, Z., Lehman, R.M., Nafziger, E.D., Marzano, S.L. 2021. Long term crop rotation effect on subsequent soybean yield explained by soil and root-associated microbiome and soil health indicators. Scientific Reports. 11. Article 9200. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88784-6.

Recent advances toward the sustainable management of invasive Xylosandrus ambrosia beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gugliuzzo, A., Biedermann, P., Carrillo, D., Castrillo, L.A., Egonyu, J., Gallego, D., Haddi, K., Hulcr, J., Jactel, H., Kajimura, H., Kamato, N., Meurisse, N., Li, Y., Oliver, J., Ranger, C.M., Rassati, D., Stelinski, L.L., Sutherland, R., Tropea-Garza, G., Wright, M., Biondi, A. 2021. Recent advances toward the sustainable management of invasive Xylosandrus ambrosia beetles. Journal of Pest Science. 94:615-637. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-021-01382-3.

Ambrosia beetle response to ethanol concentration and host tree species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cavaletto, G., Faccoli, M., Ranger, C.M., Rassati, D. 2021. Ambrosia beetle response to ethanol concentration and host tree species. Journal of Applied Entomology. 145(8):800-809. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12895.

Evaluation of agricultural byproducts and cover crops as anaerobic soil disinfestation carbon sources for managing a soilborne disease complex in high tunnel tomatoes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Testen, A.L., Rotondo, F., Mills, M.P., Horvat, M.M., Miller, S.A. 2021. Evaluation of agricultural byproducts and cover crops as anaerobic soil disinfestation carbon sources for managing a soilborne disease complex in high tunnel tomatoes. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 5. Article 645197. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2021.645197.

Elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming together decrease nitrogen uptake rate, net translocation, and assimilation in tomato Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jayawardena, D.M., Heckathorn, S.A., Rajanayake, K., Boldt, J.K., Isailovic, D. 2021. Elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming together decrease nitrogen uptake rate, net translocation, and assimilation in tomato. Plants. 10(4):Article 722. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants10040722.

Maintaining and ensuring plant health in seed germplasm collections: an applied plant pathology perspective - (Book / Chapter)
Testen, A.L. 2021. Maintaining and ensuring plant health in seed germplasm collections: an applied plant pathology perspective. Book Chapter. In: Volk GM (Ed.) Addressing pathology issues in plant genebanks.Available from https://colostate.pressbooks.pub/plantgenebankpathology/chapter/maintainingandensuringplanthealth/

CO2 and N2O emissions and microbial community structure from fields that include salt-affected soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fielder, D.J., Clay, D.E., Joshi, D.R., Engel, A., Marzano, S.L., Jakubowski, D., Bhattarai, D., Reese, C.L., Bruggeman, S.A., Clay, S. 2021. CO2 and N2O emissions and microbial community structure from fields that include salt-affected soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 50(3):567-579. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20223.

RFID and drones: the next generation of plant inventory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quino, J., Maja, J., Robbins, J., Fernandez, R., Owen Jr, J.S., Chappell, M. 2021. RFID and drones: the next generation of plant inventory. AgriEngineering. 3(2):168-181. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriengineering3020011.

Interannual dynamics, diversity and evolution of the virome in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from a single crop field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, J., Fu, Y., Jiang, D., Mu, F., Cheng, J., Lin, Y., Li, B., Marzano, S.L., Xie, J. 2021. Interannual dynamics, diversity and evolution of the virome in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum from a single crop field. Virus Evolution. 7(1). Article veab032. https://doi.org/10.1093/ve/veab032.

Lower temperature influences Cauliflower mosaic virus systemic infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alers-Velazquez, R., Khandekar, S., Muller, C., Boldt, J.K., Leisner, S. 2021. Lower temperature influences Cauliflower mosaic virus systemic infection. Journal of General Plant Pathology. 87:242-248. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10327-021-01003-y.

Irrigation return flow and nutrient movement mitigation by irrigation method for container plant production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdi, D.E., Owen Jr, J.S., Brindley, J.C., Birnbaum, A., Cregg, B.M., Fernandez, R.T. 2021. Irrigation return flow and nutrient movement mitigation by irrigation method for container plant production. Irrigation Science. 39:567-585. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-021-00727-1.

Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of an ambrosia beetle to volatiles of its nutritional fungal symbiont Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Dzurenko, M., Barnett, J.L., Geedi, R., Castrillo, L.A., Ethington, M., Ginzel, M., Addesso, K., Reding, M.E. 2021. Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of an ambrosia beetle to volatiles of its nutritional fungal symbiont. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 47:463-475. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01263-0.

Colonization of trees by ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is influenced by duration of flood stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Schultz, P.B. 2021. Colonization of trees by ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is influenced by duration of flood stress. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(2):839-847. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab021.

Relationship between particle size summation curves and the moisture characteristic curve for soilless substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zazirska, M., Owen Jr, J.S., Altland, J.E., Field, J.S. 2021. Relationship between particle size summation curves and the moisture characteristic curve for soilless substrates. Acta Horticulturae. 1305:209-218. https://doi.org/10.17660/actahortic.2021.1305.29.

Effects of chlorantraniliprole residual on Helicoverpa zea in Bt and non-Bt cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Babu, A., Reisig, D.D., Pes, M.P., Ranger, C.M., Chamkasem, N., Reding, M.E. 2021. Effects of chlorantraniliprole residual on Helicoverpa zea in Bt and non-Bt cotton. Pest Management Science. 77(5):2367-2374. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6263.

Differential flight responses of two ambrosia beetles to ethanol as indicators of invasion biology: The case with Kuroshio shot hole borer (Euwallacea kuroshio) and fruit tree pinhole borer (Xyleborinus saxesenii) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Coleman, T.W., Ranger, C.M., Seybold, S.J. 2021. Differential flight responses of two ambrosia beetles to ethanol as indicators of invasion biology: The case with Kuroshio shot hole borer (Euwallacea kuroshio) and fruit tree pinhole borer (Xyleborinus saxesenii). Ecological Entomology. 46(3):651-667. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.13013.

Petunia (Petunia ×hybrida) cultivars vary in silicon accumulation and distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boldt, J.K., Altland, J.E. 2021. Petunia (Petunia ×hybrida) cultivars vary in silicon accumulation and distribution. HortScience. 56(3):305-312. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI15486-20.

High pH, low alkalinity pond water used for overhead irrigation does not affect plant growth of select flowering shrubs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LeBude, A.V., Owen Jr, J.S., Holmes, C. 2021. High pH, low alkalinity pond water used for overhead irrigation does not affect plant growth of select flowering shrubs. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 39(1):22–32. https://doi.org/10.24266/0738-2898-39.1.22.

Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming on nitrogen(N)-uptake rate, -assimilation, and -concentration of wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jayawardena, D.M., Heckathorn, S.A., Boldt, J.K. 2020. Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and chronic warming on nitrogen(N)-uptake rate, -assimilation, and -concentration of wheat. Plants. 9(12). Article 1689. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9121689.

On-farm evaluations of anaerobic soil disinfestation and grafting for management of a widespread soilborne disease complex in protected culture tomato production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Testen, A.L., Bosques Martinez, M., Jimenez Madrid, A., Deblais, L., Taylor, C.G., Paul, P.A., Miller, S.A. 2020. On-farm evaluations of anaerobic soil disinfestation and grafting for management of a widespread soilborne disease complex in protected culture tomato production. Phytopathology. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-07-20-0288-R.

Cauliflower mosaic virus P6 inclusion body formation: a dynamic and intricate process Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Velazquez, R.A., Jacques, S., Muller, C., Boldt, J.K., Schoelz, J., Leisner, S. 2020. Cauliflower mosaic virus P6 inclusion body formation: a dynamic and intricate process. Virology. 553:9-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2020.10.003.

First report of Xanthomonas hortorum causing bacterial leaf spot of lavender (Lavandula × intermedia) in Ohio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotondo, F., Testen, A.L., Horvat, M.M., Roman-Reyna, V., Klass, T.L., Jacobs, J.J., Miller, S.A. 2020. First report of Xanthomonas hortorum causing bacterial leaf spot of lavender (Lavandula × intermedia) in Ohio. Plant Disease. 105(2):484. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-20-1684-PDN.

The use of dewpoint hygrometry to measure low water potentials in soilless substrate components and composites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fields, J.S., Fonteno, W.C., Jackson, B.E., Heitman, J.L., Owen Jr, J.S. 2020. The use of dewpoint hygrometry to measure low water potentials in soilless substrate components and composites. Agronomy. 10(9):Article 1393. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10091393.

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(3). Article 54. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae6030054.

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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jahromi, N.B., 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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-020-00670-7.

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). Article 362. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12020362.

Evaluating red pine tree substrates for phytotoxicity and growth effects on seedlings and bedding plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owen, W.G., Altland, J.E. 2021. Evaluating red pine tree substrates for phytotoxicity and growth effects on seedlings and bedding plants. Acta Horticulturae. 1305:31-38. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1305.5.

Flurprimidol and paclobutrazol drench activity not affected in commercial wood fiber substrates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owen, W.G., Altland, J.E. 2021. Flurprimidol and paclobutrazol drench activity not affected in commercial wood fiber substrates. Acta Horticulturae. 1305:383-390. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2021.1305.50.