kembleJoe Kemble

Extension Vegetable Specialist & Professor

Horticulture Department

Education

1993 Ph.D., Horticulture/Plant Genetics — North Carolina State University
1990 M.S., Horticulture/Plant Genetics — North Carolina State University,
1988 B.Sc., Ornamental Horticulture/Plant Science — University of Delaware

Professional Experience

1993 — present Extension Vegetable Specialist & Professor — Auburn University, AL
1990 — 1993 Graduate Research Assistant — North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
1988 — 1990 Graduate Research Assistant — North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

Select Publications

  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2016. 2017 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Farm Journal Media. Rosemont, IL
  • Mulvaney, M.J., C.W. Woods, J.M. Kemble, K.S. Balkcom, and D.A. Shannon. 2016. No-till with high biomass cover crops and invasive legume mulches increased total carbon after three years of collar rotation. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2016.1236766.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2015. 2016 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Ogles, C.Z, J.M. Kemble, A.N. Wright, and E.A. Guertal. 2015. Evaluation of an Organic Nitrogen Source in a Yellow Squash-Collard Rotation. HortScience 50(1):51-58.
  • Vinson, E.L., E.D. Coneva, J.M. Kemble, F.M. Woods, E.G. Fonsah. P. M. Perkins-Veazie, and J. Sibley. 2015. Investigations on phenological responses to determine banana fruit production potential in the coastal region of Alabama, USA. J. American Pomological Society 69(3): 167-167.
  • Kemble, J. 2014. Vegetable Trials Guide Alabama Growers. In: Auburn Speaks: On Food Systems, Auburn University, pp. 78-79.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2014. 2015 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2013. 2014 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2012. 2013 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2011. 2012 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Vinson III, Edgar L., F.M. Woods, J.M. Kemble, P. Perkins-Veazie, A. Davis, and J. R. Kessler. 2010. Use of external indicators to predict maturity of mini-watermelon fruit. HortScience 45 (7) 1034-1037.
  • Mulvaney, M.J., C.W. Wood, K.S. Balkom, D.A. Shannon, and J.M. Kemble. 2010. Carbon and nitrogen mineralization and persistence of organic residues under conservation and conventional tillage. Agron. J. 102 (5) 1425-1433
  • Balkcom, K.S., D.W. Reeves, J.M. Kemble, R.A. Dawkins and R.L. Raper. 2010. Tillage requirements of sweet corn, filed pea, and watermelon following stocker cattle grazing. J. Sustainable Ag. 34 (1-2) 169-182.
  • Kemble, J.M. (Ed.). 2010. 2011 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Kemble, J.M. and G. Holmes (Eds.). 2009. 2010 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Kemble, J.M. and G. Holmes (Eds.). 2008. 2009 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Holmes, G and J. Kemble (Eds.). 2007. 2008 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Holmes, G and J. Kemble (Eds.). 2006. 2007 Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US. Vance Publishing Corp., Lincolnshire IL.
  • Jackson, B.E., A. Wright, J. Sibley, and J. Kemble. 2005. Root Growth of Three Horticultural Crops Grown in Pine Bark Amended Cotton Gin Compost. J. Environ. Hort. 23(3): 133-137.
  • Sikora, E.J., J. Kemble, G. Zehnder, R. Goodman, M. Andrianifahanana, E. Bauske, and J. Murphy. 2003. Using On-farm Demonstrations to Promote Integrated Pest Management Practices in Tomato Production. HortTechnology 12(3): 485-488.
  • Sikora, E.J., J. Kemble, G. Zehnder, R. Goodman, M. Andrianifahanana, E. Bauske, and J. Murphy. 2002. Using On-farm Demonstrations to Promote Integrated Pest Management Practices in Tomato Production. HortTechnology 12(3): 485-488.
  • Sikora, E.J., G. Zehnder, J. Kemble, R. Goodman, M. Andrianifahanana, E. Bauske, and J. Murphy. 2001. Tomato IPM field demonstrations in Alabama. Journal of Extension 29(2) 1-4.
  • Motis, T., J. Kemble, J. Dangler, and J. Brown. 1998. Tomato fruit yield response to N source and percentage of drip- and band-applied N associated with leaf K concentration. J. Plant Nutrition 21(6): 1103-1112.
  • Bauske, E.M., G. Zehnder, E. Sikora, and J. Kemble. 1998. Southeastern tomato growers adopt integrated pest management. HortTechnology 8(1): 40-44.
  • Sikora, E.J., R.T. Gudauskas, J.F. Murphy, D.W. Porch, M. Andrianifahanana, G. Zehnder, E.M. Bauske, J.M. Kemble, D. Lester. 1998. A multivirus epidemic of tomatoes in North Alabama. Plant Disease 82: 117-120.
  • Guertal, E.A. and J.M. Kemble. 1997. Effects of N rate and between-row spacing on sweetpotato yield and quality. J. Plant Nutrition 20(2&3): 355-360
  • Guertal, E.A., B.K. Behe, and J.M. Kemble. 1997. Composted poultry litter as a potting media does not affect transplant N content or final crop yield. HortTechnology 7(2): 142:145.
  • Blankenship, S.M. and J. Kemble. 1996. Growth, fruiting, and ethylene binding of tomato plants in response to chronic ethylene exposure. J. Hort. Sci. 71(1): 65-69.
  • Kemble, J.M. and E.A. Guertal. 1996. Comparison of band and side dress application of phosphorus on sweet corn yield. HortScience 31(5): 757-758.
  • Kemble, J.M., J.M. Davis, R.G. Gardner, and D.C. Sanders. 1994. Plant spacing, root cell volume, and transplant age affect production and economics of compact-growth-habit tomatoes. HortScience 29(12): 1460- 1464.
  • Kemble, J.M., J.M. Davis, R.G. Gardner, and D.C. Sanders. 1994. Root cell volume affects growth of compact-growth-habit tomato transplants. HortScience 29(4): 261-262.
  • Kemble, J.M. and R.G. Gardner. 1992. Inheritance of shortened fruit maturation in the cherry tomato Cornell 871213-1 and its relation to fruit size. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 117(4): 646-650.