Works (21)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 08:46

2023 journal article

Overcoming the Nursery Industry Labor Shortage: A Survey of Strategies to Adapt to a Reduced Workforce and Automation and Mechanization Technology Adoption Levels

HORTSCIENCE, 58(12), 1513–1525.

By: A. Fulcher*, A. Rihn*, L. Warner*, A. LeBude*, S. Schexnayder*, J. Altland*, N. Bumgarner*, S. Marble* ...

author keywords: barriers to adoption; extension; green industry; labor scarcity; motivators to adoption; technology diffusion
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 18, 2023

2022 journal article

A Theory of Planned Behavior-Informed Evaluation of Growers' Intent to Use Automated Nursery Technologies

HORTICULTURAE, 8(11).

By: L. Warner*, A. Rihn*, A. Fulcher*, A. LeBude n, S. Schexnayder* & A. Joshi*

author keywords: automated nursery technologies; descriptive norms; injunctive norms; irrigation application; plant transport; plant handling; agrochemical application; labor shortage; technology clusters
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 28, 2022

2022 article

Factors correlated with the propensity to use automation and mechanization by the US nursery industry

Rihn, A. L., Velandia, M., Warner, L. A., Fulcher, A., Schexnayder, S., & LeBude, A. (2022, July 31). AGRIBUSINESS, Vol. 7.

By: A. Rihn*, M. Velandia*, L. Warner*, A. Fulcher*, S. Schexnayder* & A. LeBude n

author keywords: adoption likelihood; green industry; marginal effects; probit model; technology
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 8, 2022

2021 journal article

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.

By: A. LeBude*, J. Owen & C. Holmes

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 21, 2022

2020 journal article

Microbiome Variation Across Two Hemlock Species With Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Infestation

FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 11.

By: N. Dove*, T. Rogers*, C. Leppanen*, D. Simberloff*, J. Fordyce*, V. Brown*, A. LeBude n, T. Ranney n, M. Cregger*

author keywords: 16S rRNA; epiphyte; ITS; microbial ecology; plant-microbe interactions; plant pathology; phyllosphere; rhizosphere
TL;DR: This work characterized the needle, branch, root, and rhizosphere microbiome of two hemlock species, Tsuga canadensis and T. sieboldii, that displayed low and high levels of HWA populations and found that both archaeal/bacterial and fungal needle communities, as well as the archaealing/b bacterial branch and root communities, varied in composition in both hemlak species relative to HWA population levels. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 17, 2020

2020 journal article

Scale Insect Records from Ornamental Plants Help to Prioritize Plant Health Resource Development

PLANT HEALTH PROGRESS, 21(4), 278–287.

By: W. Klingeman*, J. Chong*, C. Harmon*, L. Ames*, A. LeBude* & P. Chandran*

author keywords: scale insects; diagnostics; entomology; landscape plants; National Plant Diagnostic Network
TL;DR: This survey of records maintained across about 15 years within the National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) National Data Repository (NDR) returned information from 10,671 records of 192 scale insect species and 23 suspected species that were associated with ornamental plants. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 4, 2021

2019 journal article

Variable colonization by the hemlock woolly adelgid suggests infestation is associated with hemlock host species

BIOLOGICAL INVASIONS, 21(9), 2891–2906.

By: C. Leppanen*, J. Fordyce*, A. LeBude n, T. Ranney n & D. Simberloff*

author keywords: Adelges tsugae; Asian hemlock; Biocontrol; Biological invasions; Eastern hemlock; Host resistance; Invasive species management; Tsuga spp
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 19, 2019

2018 journal article

Exploring variation in phyllosphere microbial communities across four hemlock species

Ecosphere, 9(12), e02524.

By: T. Rogers*, C. Leppanen*, V. Brown*, J. Fordyce*, A. LeBude n, T. Ranney n, D. Simberloff*, M. Cregger*

author keywords: hemlock; hemlock woolly adelgid; microbial community; next-generation sequencing; phyllosphere
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 20, 2019

2012 journal article

Assessing the integrated pest management practices of southeastern US ornamental nursery operations

Pest Management Science, 68(9), 1278–1288.

By: A. LeBude n, S. White*, A. Fulcher*, S. Frank n, W. Klingeman III, J. Chong*, M. Chappell*, A. Windham* ...

author keywords: cooperative extension; IPM; ornamental nursery crops; survey
MeSH headings : Agriculture / economics; Agriculture / methods; Animals; Humans; Insect Control / economics; Insect Control / methods; Insecta / physiology; Plant Diseases / economics; Plant Diseases / parasitology; Plant Diseases / prevention & control; Southeastern United States; Trees / parasitology; Workforce
TL;DR: Stronger emphasis is needed on deliberate scouting techniques and tools to monitor pest populations to provide earlier pest detection and greater flexibility of management options. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

SEASON-LONG INSECTICIDE EFFICACY FOR HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID, ADELGES TSUGAE (HEMIPTERA: ADELGIDAE), MANAGEMENT IN NURSERIES

FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST, 94(2), 290–295.

By: S. Frank n & A. Lebude n

author keywords: insecticide efficacy; foliar application; drench; neonicotinoids; nursery; spirotetramat; soilless substrates; container-grown nursery trees
TL;DR: Evaluated 12 different insecticide formulations for short and long-term control of hemlock woolly adelgid in container grown Eastern hemlocks, Tsuga canadensis found systemic insecticides provided season-long control when applied to foliage, which is the preferred method of application of nursery growers. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

In vitro shoot regeneration and polyploid induction of rhododendron 'Fragrantissimum Improved'

HortScience, 45(5), 801–804.

By: C. Hebert, D. Touchell, T. Ranney & A. LeBude

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Improving the landscape design skills of North Carolina citizens

Journal of Extension, 47(6).

By: A. LeBude, P. Lindsay, A. Spafford, L. Bradley, M. Wallace & C. Ruth

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Container type and volume influences adventitious rooting and subsequent field growth of stem cuttings of loblolly pine

Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 30(3), 123–131.

By: A. LeBude, B. Goldfarb, F. Blazich, J. Wright, B. Cazell, F. Wise, J. Frampton

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Mist level influences vapor pressure deficit and gas exchange during rooting of juvenile stem cuttings of loblolly pine

HortScience, 40(5), 1448–1456.

By: A. LeBude, B. Goldfarb, F. Blazich, J. Frampton & F. Wise

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Predicted genetic gains and testing efficiency from two loblolly pine clonal trials

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH, 35(7), 1754–1766.

By: F. Isik*, B. Goldfarb*, A. LeBude*, B. Li* & S. McKeand*

TL;DR: The results contribute to estimates of the gains available from clonal forestry and will help guide clonal testing and selection programs, as there were numerous clones with high apparent resistance. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 conference paper

Advance and Challenges in Clonal Forestry with Rooted Cuttings of Loblolly Pine

In B. Li & S. McKeand (Eds.), Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding in the Age of Genomics: Progress and Future, IUFRO Joint Conference of Division 2, Conference Proceedings (p. 41).

By: B. Goldfarb, A. LeBude, F. Isik, S. McKeand & B. Li

Ed(s): B. Li & S. McKeand

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 conference paper

Deployment issues: what kinds of research, development and demonstration activities are needed to address critical topics, such as public concerns, performance monitoring, and technologies for merchandising harvested clones?

Conference Proceedings.

By: B. Goldfarb, S. McKeand, A. LeBude, W. Cumbie, F. Isik & B. Li

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 article

Deployment issues: what kinds of research, development and demonstration activities are needed to address critical topics, such as public concerns, performance monitoring, and technologies for merchandising harvested clones?

Agenda 2020 Technology Summit II: Meeting the Challenge of Deployment.

By: B. Goldfarb, S. McKeand, A. LeBude, W. Cumbie, F. Isik & B. Li

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Mist, substrate water potential and cutting water potential influence rooting of stem cuttings of loblolly pine

TREE PHYSIOLOGY, 24(7), 823–831.

By: A. Lebude n, B. Goldfarb n, F. Blazich n, F. Wise* & J. Frampton n

author keywords: adventitious rooting; clonal forestry; Pinus taeda; vegetative propagation; soil water deficit; water relations; water stress
MeSH headings : Atmosphere; Pinus / growth & development; Pinus / physiology; Plant Roots / growth & development; Plant Stems / physiology; Trees / growth & development; Trees / physiology; Water
TL;DR: It is concluded that the rooting environment should impose a moderate water stress on loblolly pine stem cuttings to achieve optimum rooting. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 article

Producing rooted cutting reforestation stock of Loblolly pine: progress and challenges

IEG-40 Meeting.

By: B. Goldfarb, A. LeBude, M. Gocke, B. Li, F. Isik & S. McKeand

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 article

Four-year results from a clonal test of loblolly pine

Proc. 27th Biennial Southern Forest Tree Improvement Conference, Vol. 27, p. 42.

By: B. Goldfarb, F. Isik, A. LeBude, S. McKeand & B. Li

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

Updated: May 13th, 2019 14:38

2010 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Horticultural Science

2005 - 2010

North Carolina State University Mills River , NC, US
Assistant Professor Horticultural Science

Education

Updated: May 13th, 2019 14:35

1998 - 2005

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Ph.D. Horticultural Science

1995 - 1998

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
M.S. Agriculture and Extension Education

1986 - 1990

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA, US
B.S. Horticulture

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