sibleyJeff Sibley


Horticulture Department


B.S. Horticulture, Auburn University
M.S. Horticulture, Auburn University
Ph.D. Horticulture, University of Georgia

Professional Experience

*appointment 50% research: 50% teaching.
Joined Auburn Faculty: February 1994

Research Activities

Researches Container production and propagation, Waste management and Utilization in Horticultural Crops

Grant Activities

238 Competitive Grants, Contracts, and Gifts Received: Total  $9,211,802.  

Recent Courses Taught

HORT 5150/6150, Retail Garden Center Management 

HORT 5230/6230, Nursery Management 

SUST 2000, Introduction to Sustainability 

Business English for Korean Language Learners Spring Semester, 2017. Korean Corner. Office of Professional and Continuing Education, Auburn University. 

HORT 2020/2023 Horticultural Crop Production

HORT 2050/2053 Food For Thought

Select Publications 2020

  • Murphy, A.M., G.B. Runion, S.A. Prior, H.A. Torbert, J.L. Sibley1, G.B. Fain, and J.M. Pickens. 2019. Effects of fertilizer placement on greenhouse gas emissions from a sun and shade grown ornamental crop. J. Environ. Hort. 37:74-80.
  • Sibley, J.L.,1 X. Yang, W. Lu, D.J. Eakes, C.H. Gilliam, W.G. Foshee, III, J.M. Pickens, and B. Zinner.  2018. Effects of a nonionic surfactant on growth, photosynthesis, and transpiration of New Guinea impatiens in the greenhouse. J. Environ. Hort. 36:73-81.
  • Watts, D.B., J.B. Hess, S.F. Bilgili, H.A. Torbert, J.L. Sibley2, and J.D. Davis. 2017. Flue gas desulfurization gypsum: Its effectiveness as an alternative bedding material for broiler production. J. of Applied Poultry Research 26:50-59.  Manuscript ID JAPR-16-01344.R1.;
  • Griffin, J.J., W.R. Jacobi, E.G. McPherson,  C.S. Sadof,  J.R. McKenna, M.L. Gleason, N.W. Gauthier, D.A. Potter, D.R. Smitley, G.C. Adams, A.B. Gould, C.R. Cash, J.A. Walla, M.C. Starrett, G. Chastagner, J.L. Sibley2, V.A. Krischik and A.F. Newby. 2017. Ten year performance of the United States national elm trial. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 43(3):107-120.
  • 146 Articles in Refereed Journals for which Reprints are Available 
  • 3 Book Chapters 
  • 5 Training Manuals 
  • 100 Scientific Abstracts 
  • 42 Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and Univ. GA. Expt. Station Publications 
  • 135 Symposia and Published Conference Proceedings 
  • 47 Technical Reports 
  • 10Papers or Lectures at Professional Meetings (Including Conference Participation) and Invited Presentations for Which No Proceedings Were Compiled 
  • 11Full-length Articles in Trade Magazines, Nursery Industry Newsletters, Other Creative Writing