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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Crop Protection and Production Strategies for Horticultural Crops

Location: Application Technology Research Unit

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

Rice hulls for weed control in container crops - (Trade Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 is a source of phosphorus and potassium for container-grown plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Sprayer technology: reduce spray drift - (Trade Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Ozkan, E. 2013. Sprayer technology: reduce spray drift. American Vegetable Grower. February 2013:p. 22.
Strategies for developing sustainable substrates in nursery crop production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Substituting pine wood for pine bark affects physical properties of nursery substrates     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Altland, J.E., Krause, C.R. 2012. Substituting pine wood for pine bark affects physical properties of nursery substrates. HortScience. 47(10):1499-1503.
Uptake and effectiveness of systemic insecticides as influenced by application technique - (Proceedings)
Derksen, R.C., Canas, L.A. 2012. Uptake and effectiveness of systemic insecticides as influenced by application technique. Symposium Proceedings. In Proceedings of the Ohio Floriculture Association, July 15-17, 2012, Columbus, Ohio. 2012 CDROM.
Biochar affects macronutrient leaching from a soilless substrate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Field evaluations of application techniques for fungicide spray deposition on wheat and artificial targets     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Paul, P., Ozkan, H.E., Zhu, H. 2012. Field evaluations of application techniques for fungicide spray deposition on wheat and artificial targets. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28(3): 325-331.
Fate of pre-emergence herbicide applications sprayed through containerized hydrangia canopies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Implications for pesticide delivery and insecticide selection using chemical analysis of plant tissue and efficacy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Canas, L.A., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Ozkan, H.E. 2012. Implications for pesticide delivery and insecticide selection using chemical analysis of plant tissue and efficacy. International Advances in Pesticide Application --Aspects of Applied Biology. 114: 279-286.
Influence of application equipment on deposition of spray droplets in wheat canopy     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozkan, H.E., Paul, P.A., Derksen, R.C., Zhu, H. 2012. Influence of application equipment on deposition of spray droplets in wheat canopy. International Advances in Pesticide Applications --Aspects of Applied Biology. 114:317-324.
Differential response of liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha) tissue to POST-applied quinoclamine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Field Evaluations of Application Techniques and Equipment for Wheat Disease Management     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Derksen, R.C., Paul, P., Ozkan, H., Zhu, H. 2010. Field Evaluations of Application Techniques and Equipment for Wheat Disease Management. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE), June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA. Paper #1009142.
Greenhouse Evaluation of Air-Assist Delivery Parameters for Mature Poinsettias     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L.A., Zhu, H., Krause, C.R. 2010. Greenhouse evaluation of air-assist delivery parameters for mature poinsettias. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26(6):947-953.
Use of Processed Biofuel Crops for Nursery Substrates     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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.
Evaluation of Handgun and Broadcast Systems for Spray Deposition in Greenhouse Poinsettia Canopies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derksen, R.C., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L.A., Locke, J.C., Zhu, H., Krause, C.R. 2010. Evaluation of Handgun and Broadcast Systems for Spray Deposition in Greenhouse Poinsettia Canopies. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(1): 5-12.
Research to Discover Strategies for Spray Delivery Success - (Popular Publication)
Derksen, R.C. 2010. Research to Discover Strategies for Spray Delivery Success. OFA Bulletin. 919:3-5.
Development of Sustainable and Alternative Substrates for Nursery Container Crops - (Abstract Only)
(01-Dec-09)
Weaning off Bark     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Comparison of Handgun and Boom Spray Delivery Systems for Greenhouses     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Derksen, R.C., Ranger, C.M., Canas, L.A., Locke, J.C., Zhu, H., Krause, C.R. 2009. Comparison of Handgun and Boom Spray Delivery Systems for Greenhouses. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-24, 2009, Reno, Nevada. ASABE Paper #97453.
Irrigation affects herbicide penetration of shrub canopies - (Proceedings)
Altland, J.E. 2009. Irrigation affects herbicide penetration of shrub canopies. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society.63:60
Last Modified: 4/15/2014
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