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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTEGRATED ORCHARD MANAGEMENT AND AUTOMATION FOR DECIDUOUS TREE FRUIT PRODUCTION

Location: Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory

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

Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Cullum, J., Beckett, L., Anderson, J., Daugherty, J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091575.
An analysis of ash and isotopic carbon discrimination (delta13C) methods to evaluate water use efficiency in apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M. 2014. An analysis of ash and isotopic carbon discrimination (delta13C) methods to evaluate water use efficiency in apple [abstract]. Scientia Horticulturae. p. 32-36.
Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium - (Other)
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G.C., Biddinger, D.J., Buffington, M.L., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, G.P., Fraser, H., Gariepy, T., Hedstrom, C., Herbert, A., Hoelmer, K.A., Hooks, C.R., Inkley, D.G., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Pfeiffer, D.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Talamas, E.J., Tomasino, E., Tooker, J., Venugopal, D., Whalen, J., Walton, V., Wiman, N. 2014. Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. No. 27377.
Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Leahy, K., Cooley, D., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Zhang, A. 2014. Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(3):753-761.
Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Insect Behavior. DOI: 10:1007/s1095-014-9456-2.
Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Lee, D. 2013. Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3653.
Interaction of scions and size-controlling rootstocks of young apple trees - (Abstract Only)
(30-Aug-13)
Photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) x ultraviolet radiation (UV) interact to initiate solar injury in apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M., Yuri, J. 2103. Photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) x ultraviolet radiation (UV) interact to initiate solar injury in apple. Scientia Horticulturae. p. 105-110.
Response of perennial specialty crops to climate change - (Review Article)
Glenn, D.M., Kim, S. 2014. Response of perennial specialty crops to climate change. Horticultural Reviews. p. 45.
Stress detection in plants - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, D.M., Kim, Y. 2013. Stress detection in plants. Compact Fruit Tree. p. 54.
Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility. Environmental Entomology. 42:515-523.
Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Wise, J., Polk, D., Leskey, T.C., Vandervoort, C. 2013. Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3509.
Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Short, B.D., Joseph, S.V., Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C. 2103. Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea. Environmental Entomology. 42(4):627-641.
Effects of size-controlling rootstocks on growth and yield of peach trees with upright and spreading growth habits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tworkoski, T., Miller, S.S., Scorza, R. 2013. Effects of size-controlling rootstocks on growth and yield of peach trees with upright and spreading growth habits. Journal of American Pomological Society. 67(2):89-94.
Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):150-158.
Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Saguez, J., Vincent, C. 2012. Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management. Pest Management Science. 69:464-470.
Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Lee, D., Short, B.D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1726-1735.
Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G., Nielsen, A., Polk, D., Rodrigues-Saona, C., Bergh, C., Herbert, D., Kuhar, T., Pfeiffer, D., Dively, G., Hooks, R., Raupp, M., Shrewsbury, P., Krawczyk, G., Shearer, P., Whalen, J., Koplinka-Loehr, C., Myers, E., Inkley, D., Hoelmer, K.A., Lee, D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA. Outlooks on Pest Management. 23:218-226.
Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C., Jacome, I., Pinero, J.C., Prokopy, R.J. 2012. Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1548-1556.
Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, S., Bergh, C., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps. Journal of Entomological Science. 48:43-51.
Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Butler, B.R., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management. Psyche. DOI:10/1155/2013/535062.
Weed suppression by grasses for orchard floor management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tworkoski, T., Glenn, D.M. 2012. Weed suppression by grasses for orchard floor management. Weed Technology. 26(3):559-565.
Physiological processes of size-controlling rootstocks in apple - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Fazio, G. 2012. Physiological processes of size-controlling rootstocks in apple. In: Proceedings of the 87th Annual Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, December 1-2,2011, Winchester, VA. p. 11.
The mechanisms of plant stress mitigation by kaolin-based particle films and its applications in horticultural and agricultural crops - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, D.M. 2012. The mechanisms of plant stress mitigation by kaolin-based particle films and its applications in horticultural and agricultural crops [abstract]. HortScience. 74(6):697-698.
Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A. 2012. Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:76-85.
Long-term effects of sod competition on peach production for standard and pillar growth types on yield and economic parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M., Tworkoski, T., Scorza, R., Miller, S.S. 2011. Long-term effects of sod competition on peach production for standard and pillar growth types on yield and economic parameters. HortTechnology. 21(6):720-725.
Gene expression and hormone levels in different growth habits of peach and apple - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Webb, K.K., Callahan, A.M., Scorza, R. 2012. Gene expression and hormone levels in different growth habits of peach and apple. In: Proceedings of the Plant Growth Regulator Society of America, July 24-27, 2011, Chicago, Illinois. p. 145.
Application of BABA and s-ABA for drought resistance in apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tworkoski, T., Wisniewski, M.E., Artlip, T.S. 2011. Application of BABA and s-ABA for drought resistance in apple. Journal of Applied Horticulture. 13(2):85-90.
Characteristics of active spectral sensor for plant sensing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. 2011. Characteristics of active spectral sensor for plant sensing. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(1):293-301.
Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Agnello, A., Tuttle, A., Leskey, T.C., Faubert, H., Koehler, G., Morin, G., Leahy, K., Loss, L., Cooley, D., Prokopy, R.J. 2011. Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1613-1621.
Role of biodiversity in integrated fruit production in eastern North American orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, M.W. 2012. Role of biodiversity in integrated fruit production in eastern North American orchards. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 14:89-99.
Hyperspectral image analysis for water stress detection of apple trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y.J., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. 2011. Hyperspectral image analysis for water stress detection of apple trees. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 77:155-160.
Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Brewster, C.C., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2011. Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 40:173-183.
Girdling and summer pruning in apple increase soil respiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M., Campostrini, E. 2011. Girdling and summer pruning in apple increase soil respiration. Scientia Horticultureae. DOI: 10.1016/j.scienta.2011.04.023.
Apple delta 13 discrimination is related to shoot ash content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M., Bassett, C.L. 2011. Apple delta 13 discrimination is related to shoot ash content. HortScience. 46(2)213-216.
Grass competition may benefit high density peach orchards - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Glenn, D.M. 2010. Grass competition may benefit high density peach orchards. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, November 18-19, 2010, Winchester, VA. p. 45-49.
Performance of mechanical thinners for bloom or green fruit thinning in peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, S.S., Baugher, T.A., Schupp, J.R., Wolford, S.D. 2011. Performance of mechanical thinners for bloom or green fruit thinning in peaches. HortScience. 46(1):43-51.
Interaction of BABA and ABA for drought resistance in apple - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Wisniewski, M.E., Artlip, T.S. 2011. Interaction of BABA and ABA for drought resistance in apple. Plant Growth Regulator Society of America Meeting. p. 142.
Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal. Environmental Entomology. 40:94-102.
Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants. Pest Management Science. 67(2):213-219.
Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2010. Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(6):993-1002.
Long-term effects of managed grass competition and two pruning methods on growth and yield of peach trees     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tworkoski, T., Glenn, D.M. 2010. Long-term effects of managed grass competition and two pruning methods on growth and yield of peach trees. Scientia Horticulturae 126:130-137.
Extrafloral nectar in an apple ecosystem to enhance biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, M.W., Mathews, C.R., Krawczyk, G. 2010. Extrafloral nectar in an apple ecosystem to enhance biological control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(5):1657-1664.
High residue amounts of kaolin further increase photosynthesis and fruit color in 'Empire' apple - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, D.M., Kim, S. 2010. High residue amounts of kaolin further increase photosynthesis and fruit color in 'Empire' apple [abstract]. International Horticultural Congress.
Canopy sink-source partitioning influences root/soil respiration in apple - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, D.M., Campostrini, E. 2010. Canopy sink-source partitioning influences root/soil respiration in apple. International Horticultural Congress.
Hyperspectral image analysis for plant stress detection - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. 2010. Hyperspectral image analysis for plant stress detection. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010. ASABE Paper No. 10-09114.
Active spectral sensor evaluation under varying conditions - (Proceedings)
Kim, Y., Glenn, D.M., Park, J., Ngugi, H.K., Lehman, B.L. Active spectral sensor evaluation under varying conditions. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA, June 20-23, 2010. ASABE Paper No. 10-09111.
Response of two novel peach tree growth habits to in-row spacing, training system, and pruning: effect on growth and pruning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, S.S., Scorza, R. 2010. Response of two novel peach tree growth habits to in-row spacing, training system, and pruning: effect on growth and pruning. Journal of American Pomological Society. 64(3):199-217.
Papaya: environment and crop physiology - (Book / Chapter)
Campostrini, E., Glenn, D.M., Yamanishi, O. 2010. Papaya: environment and crop physiology. In: Demuth, F., editor. Ecophysiology of Tropical Tree Crops. Mova Science Publisher. 287-308.
Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hancock, T., Wright, S.E. 2010. Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 142:284-293.
Blossom thinning in apple and peach with an essential oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, S.S., Tworkoski, T. 2010. Blossom thinning in apple and peach with an essential oil. HortScience. 45(8):1218-1225.
Dry bin filler for apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, D.L., Tabb, A., Baugher, T., Lewis, K.M., Glenn, D.M. 2010. Dry bin filler for apples. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26(4):541-549.
Particle film technology - (Other)
Glenn, D.M. 2010. Particle film technology. Encyclopedia of Agrophysics.
Eugenol bloom thinner on peach - (Proceedings)
Miller, S.S., Tworkoski, T., Hott, C.F. 2010. Eugenol bloom thinner on peach. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Return bloom in 'Stayman' apple with NAA and/or ethephon: 2007 through 2009 - (Proceedings)
Miller, S.S., Crim, V.L. 2010. Return bloom in 'Stayman' apple with NAA and/or ethephon: 2007 through 2009. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Canopy gas exchange and water use efficiency of 'Empire' apple in response to particle film, irrigation, and microclimatic factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, D.M. 2010. Canopy gas exchange and water use efficiency of 'Empire' apple in response to particle film, irrigation, and microclimatic factors. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. 135(1):25-32.
Weed suppression by grasses for orchard floor management - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Glenn, D.M. 2010. Weed suppression by grasses for orchard floor management. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Glenn, D.M., Puterka, G.J. 2010. Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):394-401.
Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2010. Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(1):50-56.
Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C. 2010. Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(1):63-69.
Factors affecting appearance of stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, M.W., Short, B.D. 2010. Factors affecting appearance of stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple. Environmental Entomology. 39:134-139.
Leaf N and P in different growth habits of peach: effects of root system morphology and transpiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tworkoski, T., Scorza, R., Glenn, D.M. 2009. Leaf N and P in different growth habits of peach: effects of root system morphology and transpiration. Journal of Applied Horticulture. 11(2):95-98.
Hormonal and anatomical effects of apple rootstocks - (Proceedings)
Tworkoski, T., Fazio, G. 2010. Hormonal and anatomical effects of apple rootstocks. Proceedings of the 36th annual meeting of the Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, (PGRSA, LaGrange, GA). August 2-6, 2009, Asheville, North Carolina, p. 161.
Nrcs-Eqip Tree Fruit Ipm Program - (Popular Publication)
Hogmire, H.W., Biggs, A.R., Chandran, R.S., Miller, S.S. 2009. NRCS-EQIP Tree Fruit IPM Program . Mountaineer Grower.
Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2009. Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1219-1225.
Three-dimensional reconstruction of fruit trees by a shape from silhouette method - (Proceedings)
Tabb, A. 2009. Three-dimensional reconstruction of fruit trees by a shape from silhouette method. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper #096138, Reno, Nevada, 21-24 June 2009.
Stink bugs - (Book / Chapter)
(10-Apr-09)
Leafminers - (Book / Chapter)
(10-Apr-09)
Identifying apple surface defects using principal components analysis and artifical neural networks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennedsen, B.S., Peterson, D.L., Tabb, A. 2007. Identifying apple surface defects using principal components analysis and artifical neural networks. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 50(6):2257-2265.
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