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Publications - Apple

Mechanisms Regulating Apple Cultivar Susceptibility to Bitter Pit

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Cassandro Vidal Talamini do Amarante, Elizabeth Jeanne Mitcham

Apple
2015

Relationship between Xylem Functionality, Calcium Content and the Incidence of Bitter Pit in Apple Fruit

Aquidauana Miqueloto, Cassandro Vidal Talamini do Amarante, Cristiano Andre Steffens, Aline dos Santos, Elizabeth Mitcham

Apple
2014

Low Oxygen Pre-Storage Treatment is Effective in Reducing Chilling Injuries of Deciduous Fruit

Edna Pesis, Oleg Feygenberg, Revital Sabban-Amin, Susan E. Ebeler, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Ruth Ben-Arie

 

Apple, Chilling Injury, Pear, Storage
2014

Shading Affects Flesh Calcium Update and Concentration, Bitter Pit Incidence and Other Fruit Traits in "Greensleeves" Apple

Sergio T. de Freitas, Cassandro V.T. do Amarante, Abhaya M. Dandekar, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Apple
2013

Short Anaerobiosis Period Prior to Cold Storage Alleviates Bitter Pit and Superficial Scald in Granny Smith Apples

Edna Pesis, Susan E. Ebeler, Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Malkeet Padda, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Apple, Modified Atmospheres
July 2010

Cellular Approach to Understand Bitter Pit Development in Apple Fruit

Sergio T. de Freitas, Cassandro V.T. do Amarante, John M. Labavitch, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Apple
February 2010

Superficial Scald and Bitter Pit Development in Cold-Stored Transgenic Apples Suppressed for Ethylene Biosynthesis

Edna Pesis, Ana M. Ibanez, My Lin Phu, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Susan E. Ebeler, Abhaya M. Dandekar

Apple
2009

Isolation, Purification, and Characterization of a Polygalacturonase Produced in Penicillium solitum-Decayed 'Golden Delicious' Apple Fruit

Wayne M. Jurick II, Ivana Vico, James L. McEvoy, Bruce D. Whitaker, Wojciech Janisiewicz, and William S. Conway

Apple
February 2009

Effect of Surface Roughness on Retention and Removal of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Surfaces of Selected Fruits

H. Wang, H. Feng, W. Liang, Y. Luo, and V. Malyarchuk

Apple, Avocado, Food Safety, Melons, Orange
2009

3D Surface Reconstruction and Analysis in Automated Apple Stem-End/Calyx Identification

L. Jiang, B. Zhu, X. Cheng, Y. Luo, Y. Tao

Apple
2009

Efficacy of the Biofumigant Fungus Muscodor albus for Control of Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Simulated Storage Conditions

L.A. Lacey, D.R. Horton, D.C. Jones, H.L. Headrick, and L.G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control
2009

Histological Effects of Calcium Chloride in Stored Apples

W. Robert Trentham, Carl E. Sams, William S. Conway

Apple
April 2008

Preliminary Evaluation of Apple Germplasm from Kazakhstan for Resistance to Postharvest Blue Mold in Fruit Caused by Penicillium expansum

Wojciech J. Janisiewicz, Robert A. Saftner, William S. Conway, Philip L. Forsline

Apple
April 2008

Biochemical Factors Associated with a CO2-Induced Flesh Browning Disorder of Pink Lady Apples

Elena de Castro, Diane M. Barrett, Jennifer Jobling, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Apple, Modified Atmospheres
2008

Quality of Pink Lady Apples in Relation to Maturity at Harvest, Prestorage Treatments, and Controlled Atmosphere during Storage

Elena de Castro, William V. Biasi, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

Apple, Maturity, Modified Atmospheres
June 2007

Carbon Dioxide-induced Flesh Browning in Pink Lady Apples

Elena de Castro, Bill Biasi, Elizabeth Mitcham, Stuart Tustin, David Tanner, Jennifer Jobling

Apple, Modified Atmospheres
May 2007

Control of Blue Mold of Apple by Combining Controlled Atmosphere, and Antagonist Mixture, and Sodium Bicarbonate

William S. Conway, Wojciech J. Janisiewicz, Britta Leverentz, Robert A. Saftner, Mary J. Camp

Apple
March 2007

Modeling of the Effect of Washing Solution Flow Conditions on Escherichia coli O157:H7 Population Reduction on Fruit Surfaces

Hua Wang, Wei Liang, Hao Feng, and Yaguang Luo

Apple, Food Safety, Fresh-cut Fruits, Melons
2007

Efficacy of Sodium Chlorite as an Inhibitor of Enzymatic Browning in Apple Slices

Shengmin Lu, Yaguang Luo, Ellen Turner, Hao Feng

Apple
2007

Control of Browning and Microbial Growth on Fresh-Cut Apples by Sequential Treatment of Sanitizers and Calcium Ascorbate

Hua Wang, Hao Feng, and Yaguang Luo

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
2007

Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety

H. Wang, H. Feng, Y. Luo, A. Zhang

Apple, Avocado, Food Safety, Melons
2007

Apples: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy

Linda J. Harris, Sylvia Yada, Elizabeth Mitcham

Apple, Home Storage and Handling, Storage
2007

Gabor Feature-Based Apple Quality Inspection Using Kernel Principal Component Analysis

Bin Zhu, Lu Jiang, Yaguang Luo, Yang Tao

Apple
2007

X-Ray Assessment of Translucency in Pineapple

R.P. Haff, D.C. Slaughter, Y. Sarig, and A. Kader

Apple, Pineapple, Quality Evaluation
June 2006

Quality Changes and Nutrient Retention in Fresh-Cut versus Whole Fruits During Storage

Maria I. Gil, Encarna Aguayo, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits, Kiwifruit, Mango, Melons, Nutritional Quality, Pineapple, Quality Evaluation, Strawberry
May 12, 2006

Effect of high-pressure hot-water washing treatment on fruit quality, insects, and disease in apples and pears Part I. System description and the effect on fruit quality of ‘d’Anjou’ pears

Jinhe Bai, Eugene A. Mielke, Paul M. Chen, Robert A. Spotts, Maryna Serdani, James D. Hansen, Lisa G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Effect of high-pressure hot-water washing treatment on fruit quality,insects, and disease in apples and pears Part III. Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface pests

J.D. Hansen, M.L. Heidt, L.G. Neven, E.A. Mielke, J. Bai, P.M. Chen, R.A. Spotts

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Effect of high-pressure hot water washing treatment on fruit quality,insects, and disease in apples and pears Part IV: Use of silicone-based materials and mechanical methods to eliminate surface arthropod eggs

Lisa G. Neven, James D. Hansen, Robert A. Spotts, Maryna Serdani, Eugene A. Mielke, Jinhe Bai, Paul M. Chen, Peter G. Sanderson

Apple, Insect Control, Pear
January 2006

Inhibition of Apple Polyphenol Oxidase Activity by Sodium Chlorite

Shengmin Lu, Yaguang Luo, and Hao Feng

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
2006

Dual-Phasic Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 with Peroxyacetic Acid, Acidic Electrolyzed Water and Chlorine on Cantaloupes and Fresh-cut Apples

Hua Wang, ao Feng, and Yaguang Luo

Apple, Food Safety, Fresh-cut Fruits, Melons
2006

Optimal Temperature and Modified Atmosphere for Keeping Quality of Fresh-cut Pineapples

Antonio Marrero, Adel A. Kader

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits, Modified Atmospheres, Pineapple
2006

Confirmation and Efficacy Tests Against Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth in Apples Using Combination Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Treatments

Lisa G. Neven, and Linda Rehfield-Ray

Apple, Insect Control
2006

Relationship of Ethylene Biosynthesis to Volatile Production, Related Enzymes, and Precursor Availability in Apple Peel and Flesh Tissues

Bruno G. Defilippi, Abhaya M. Dandekar, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP
March 2005

Improving Biocontrol using Antagonist Mixtures with Heat and/or Sodium Bicarbonate to Control Postharvest Decay of Apple Fruit

William S. Conway, Britta Leverentz, Wojciech J. Janisiewicz, Robert A. Saftner, Mary J. Camp

Apple
January 2005

Apple Aroma: Alcohol Acyltransferase, a Rate Limiting Step for Ester Biosynthesis, is Regulated by Ethylene

Bruno G. Defilippi, Adel A. Kader, Abhaya M. Dandekar

Apple
2005

Biochemical Changes of Fresh-Cut Pineapple Slices Treated with Antibrowning Agents

Gustavo Adolfo Gonzalez-Aguilar, Saul Ruiz-Cruz, Herlinda Soto-Valdez, francisco Vazquez-Ortiz, Ramon Pacheco-Aguilar, and Chien Yi Wang

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits, Pineapple
2005

Impact of Suppression of Ethylene Action or Biosynthesis on Flavor Metabolites in Apple (Malus domestica Borkh) Fruits

Bruno G. Defilippi, Abhaya M. Dandekar, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP
August 2004

Effect of Down-Regulation of Ethylene Biosynthesis on Fruit Flavor Complex in Apple Fruit

Abhaya M. Dandekar, Gianni Teo, Bruno G. Defilippi, Sandra L. Uratsu, Andrew J. Passey, Adel A. Kader, John R. Stow, Richard J. Colgan, David J. James

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP
February 2004

Effects of Low Temperature on Egg and Larval Stages of the Lesser Appleworm (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Lisa G. Neven

Apple, Insect Control
2004

Marketing Apples in a Global Environment: Challenges and Opportunities (ppt)

Roberta Cook

Apple, Marketing
March 2003

Chemical Changes in the Cortical Tissue and Cell Walls of Calcium-infiltrated 'Golden Delicious' Apples during Storage

Catherine O. Chardonnet, Craig S. Charron, Carl E. Sams, William S. Conway

Apple
2003

NIR/MIR Dual-Sensor Machine Vision System For Online Apple Stem-End/Calyx Recognition

X. Cheng, Y. Tao, Y.R. Chen, Y. Luo

Apple
2003

NIR/MIR Dual-Sensor Vision System for Apple Defect and Stem-end/Calyx On-Line Recognition

Yang Tao, Xuemei Cheng, Yud-Ren Chen, and Yaguang Luo

Apple
2003

Physiological and Quality Changes of Fresh-Cut Pineapple Treated with Antibrowning Agents

G.A. Gonzalez-Aguilar, S. Ruiz-Cruz, R. Cruz-Valenzuela, A. Rodriguez-Felix, C.Y. Wang

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits, Pineapple
2003

Use of 1-MCP on Apples

Randy Beaudry, Chris Watkins

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP, Modified Atmospheres
November 2001

1-MCP and Fruit Quality

Bruce R. Bates, Harlow Warner

Apple, Consumer Issues, Ethylene and 1-MCP, Modified Atmospheres
November 2001

Factors Affecting the Post-cutting Life and Quality of Minimally Processed Pineapple

A. Marrero, and A.A. Kader

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits, Pineapple
2001

Heat-Induced Protection Against Death of Suspension-cultured Apple Fruit Cells Exposed to Low Temperature

C.Y. Wang, J. H. Bowen, I. E. Weir, A. C. Allan, and I. B. Ferguson

Apple
2001

Heat-induced Protection Against Death of Suspension-cultured Apple Fruit Cells Exposed to Low Temperature

C. Y. Wang, J. H. Bowen, I. E. Weir, A. C. Allan, and I. B. Ferguson

Apple
2001

Changes in the Ultrastructure of the Epicuticular Wax and Postharvest Calcium Uptake in Apples

Stephane Roy, William S. Conway, and Alley E. Watada, Carl E. Sams, Eric F. Erbe, and William P. Wergin

Apple
February 1999

Extending Storage Life of Fresh-Cut Apples Using Natural Products and Their Derivatives

J. George Buta, Harold E. Moline, David W. Spaulding, and Chien Y. Wang

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
1999

Extending Storage Life of Fresh-Cut Apples Using Natural Products and Their Derivatives

J. George Buta, Harold E. Moline, David W. Spaulding, and Chien Y. Wang

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
1999

Postharvest Calcium Infiltration Delays Membrane Lipid Catabolism in Apple Fruit

G.A. Picchioni, A.E. Watada, W.S. Conway, B.D. Whitaker, and C.E. Sams

Apple
June 20,1998

Responses of 'Fuji' Apple Slices to Ascorbic Acid Treatments and Low-oxygen Atmospheres

Maria I. Gil, James R. Gorny, Adel A. Kader

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
April 1998

Patulin: a Mycotoxin in Apples

Ellen C. Hopmans

Apple, Decay Control
August 1997

Internal Browning in Fuji Apples

Richard Volz, Beth Mitcham

Apple, Decay Control
May 1997

Low Oxygen and Elevated Carbon Dixoide Atmospheres Inhibit Ethylene Biosynthesis in Preclimacteric and Climacteric Apple Fruit

James R. Gorny, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP, Modified Atmospheres
1997

CA '97 Vol. 2 Apples and Pears

Elizabeth J. Mitcham (Editor)

Apple, Modified Atmospheres, Pear
1997

Influence of Prestorage Heat and Calcium Treatments on Lipid Metabolism in 'Golden Delicious' Apples

Bruce D. Whitaker, Joshua D. Klein, William S. Conway, and Carl E. Sams

Apple
1997

Characterization of the Cell Wall Microdomain Surrounding Plasmodesmata in Apple Fruit

Stephane Roy, Alley E. Watada, and William P. Wergin

Apple
1997

Quantification of a-Farnesene and Its Conjugated Trienol Oxidation Products from Apple Peel by C18-HPLC with UV Detection

Bruce D. Whitaker, Theophanes Solomos, and Dawn J. Harrison

Apple
1997

Reflective Materials Enhance 'Fuji' Apple Color

Harry Andris, Carlos H. Crisosto

Apple, Quality Evaluation
September-October 1996

Regulation of Ethylene Biosynthesis in Climateric Apple Fruit by Elevated CO2 and Reduced O2 Atmospheres

James R. Gorny, Adel A. Kader

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP, Modified Atmospheres
1996

Controlled-atmosphere Suppression of ACC Synthase and ACC Oxidase in `Golden Delicious' Apples during Long-term Cold Storage

James R. Gorny, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Storage
1996

Late Harvest, High CO2 Storage Increase Internal Browning of Fuji Apples

Joe Grant, Beth Mitcham, Bill Biasi, Steve Chinchiolo

Apple, Modified Atmospheres
1996

Surfactants Affect Calcium Uptake from Postharvest Treatment of 'Golden Delicious' Apples

Stephane Roy, William S. Conway, J. George Buta, and Alley E. Watada, Carl E. Sams, William P. Wergin

Apple
1996

Use of Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry to Image44 Calcium Uptake in the Cell Walls of Apple Fruit

S. Roy, G. Gillen, W.S. Conway, A.E. Watada, and W.P. Wergin

Apple
1995

Relationship Between Total and Cell Wall Bound Calcium in Apples Following Postharvest Pressure Infiltration of Calcium Chlorid

W.S. Conway, C.E. Sams, and A.E. Watada

Apple
1995

Phospholipid, Galactolipid, and Steryl Lipid Composition of Apple Fruit Cortical Tissue Following Postharvest CaCLd2 Infiltration

G.A. Picchioni, A.E. Watada, W.S. Conway, B.D. Whitaker, and C.E. Sams

Apple
1995

Heat Treatment Affects Epicuticular Wax Structure and Postharvest Calcium Uptake in 'Golden Delicious' Apples.

Stephane Roy, William S. Conway, and Alley E. Watada, Carl E. Sams, Eric F. Erbe, and William P. Wergin

Apple
September 1994

Low-temperature Scanning Electron Microscopy of Frozen Hydrated Apple Tissues and Surface Organisms

Stephane Roy, Alley E. Watada, William S. Conway, Eric F. Erbe, and William P. Wergin

Apple
April 1994

Distribution of the Anionic Sites in the Cell Wall of Apple Fruit after Calcium Treatment

S. Roy, W.S. Conway, A.E. Watada, C.E. Sams, C.D. Pooley, and W.P. Wergin

Apple
1994

Additive Effects of Postharvest Calcium and Heat Treatment on Reducing Decay and Maintaining Quality in Apples

William S. Conway, Carl E. Sams, Chien Yi Wang, and Judith A. Abbott

Apple
1994

Postharvest Infiltration of Polyamines and Calcium Influences Ethylene Production and Texture Changes in 'Golden Delicious' Apples

Chien Yi Wang, William S. Conway, Judith A. Abbott, George F. Kramer, Carl E. Sams

Apple
1993

Enzymatic Browning Inhibited in Fresh and Dried Apple Rings by Pineapple Juice

Patricia G. Lozano-De-Gonzalez, Diane M. Barrett, Ronald E. Wrolstad, and Robert W. Durst

Apple, Dried Fruits and Nuts, Processed Fruits and Vegetables
1993

External and Internal Factors Influence Fruit Tolerance to Low-oxygen Atmospheres

Dangyang Ke, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Asian Pear, Modified Atmospheres, Pear, Plum
1992

Compositional Characterization of Prune Juice

Hendrik van Gorsel, Chingying Li, Eduardo L. Kerbel, Mirjam Smits, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Cherry, Grape, Kiwifruit, Nectarine, Peach, Pear, Plum, Prune, Strawberry
1992

Scanning Electron Microscopy Structure and Firmness of Papain Treated Apple Slices

Yaguang Luo, Max E. Patterson, Barry G. Swanson

Apple, Fresh-cut Fruits
1992

Effect of a Topically Applied Whitener on Sun Damage to Granny Smith Apples

G. Steven Sibbet, Warren C. Micke, F. Gordon Mitchell, Gene Mayer, James T. Yeager

Apple
February 1991

Physiology and Prediction of Fruit Tolerance to Low-oxygen Atmospheres

Dangyang Ke, Leonor Rodriguez-Sinobas, and Adel A. Kader

Apple, Asian Pear, Modified Atmospheres, Pear, Plum
1991

Inhibition of Softening by Polyamine Application in 'Golden Deliciou' and 'McIntosh' Apples

George F. Kramer, Chien Yi Wang, and William S. Conway

Apple
1991

Effects of "Semper-Fresh" Coating on Postharvest Life, Internal Atmosphere Modification and Quality Maintenance of 'Granny Smith' Apples

Eduardo L. Kerbel, F. Gordon Mitchell, Adel A. Kader, and Gene Mayer

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP
1989

Metabolism of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid in Ripening Apple Fruits

R. Mansour, A. Latche, V. Vaillant, J.C. Pech, and M.S. Reid

Apple, Fruit Ripening
1986

Relationship Between Sensory Evaluations and Nondestructive Optical Measurements of Apple Quality

Alley E. Watada, David R. Massie, and Judith A. Abbott

Apple
September 1985

Sensory and Instrument Measurement of Apple Texture

Judith A. Abbott, Alley E. Watada, and David R. Massie

Apple
1984

Startch Iodine Pattern as a Maturity Index for Granny Smith Apples

M.S. Reid, C.A.S. Padfield, C.B. Watkins, and J.E. Harman

Apple, Maturity
1982

The Action of Lecithin and Calcium Dips in the Control of Bitter Pit in Apple Fruit

C.B. Watkins, J.E. Harman, I.B. Ferguson, and M.S. Reid

Apple
1982

Sensory Characteristics of Apple Fruit

Alley E. Watada, Judith A. Abbott, and Robert E. Hardenburg

Apple
1980

Calcium Analysis and the Prediction of Bitter Pit in Apple Fruit

I.B. Ferguson, M.S. Reid, and M. Prasad

Apple
1979

The Effects of Postharvest Mineral Element and Lecithin Treatments on Storage Disorders of Apples

R.O. Sharples, M.S. Reid, and N.A. Turner

Apple
1979

Volatile Composition of Mcintosh Apple Juice as a Function of Maturity and Ripeness Indices

PA 19118 and J. Abbott, D. Massie, A. Watada, and E.E. Finney Jr.

Apple
1977

Effe-gi, Magness-Taylor, and Instron Fruit Pressure Testing Devices for Apples, Peaches, and Nectarines

Judith A. Abbott, Alley E. Watada, and David R. Massie

Apple, Nectarine, Peach
1976

Control of Bitter Pit in Apples with Lecithin and Calcium

M.S. Reid,  and C.A.S. Padfield

Apple
1975

Changes in Ethylene and CO2 During the Ripening of Apples

M.S. Reid, M.J.C. Rhodes, and A.C. Hulme

Apple, Ethylene and 1-MCP
1973
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