University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Application of Genomic and Quantitative Genetic Tools to Identify Candidate Resistance Genes for Brown Rot Resistance in Peach

Pedro J. Martinez-Garcia, Dan E. Parfitt, Richard M. Bostock, Jonathan Fresnedo-Ramirez, Alejandra Vasquez-Lobo, Ebenezer A. Ogundiwin, Thomas M. Gradziel, Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Peach
November 2013

Efficacy and Application Strategies for Propiconazole as a New Postharvest Fungicide for Managing Sour Rot and Green Mold of Citrus Fruit

McKay, A.H., H. Förster, and J.E. Adaskaveg

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
February 2012

Toxicity and Resistance Potential of Selected Fungicides to Galactomyces and Penicillium spp. causing Postharvest Fruit Decays of Citrus and Other Crops

McKay, A.H., H. Förster, and J.E. Adaskaveg

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
January 2012

Recent advances on the use of Natural and Safe Alternatives to Conventional Methods to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grapes

Gianfranco Romanazzi, Amnon Lichter, Franka Mlikota Gabler, Joseph L. Smilanick

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
2012

Role of Pectin methylesterases in Cellular Calcium Distribution and Blossom-end Rot Development in Tomato Fruit

Sergio T. de Freitas, Avtar K. Handa, Gingyu Wu, Sunghun Park, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Decay Control
  • Tomato
2012

Evaluation of Food Additives and Low-Toxicity Compounds as Non-polluting Means to Control the Main Postharvest Diseases of California Peaches

Ll. Palou, J.L. Smilanick, C.H. Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Peach
2012

Integrated Approaches to Postharvest Disease Management in California Citrus Packinghouses

J.L. Smilanick

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
  • Lemon
  • Orange
2011

Control of Brown Rot of Stone Fruits by Brief Heated Water Immersion Treatments

Ozgur Akgun Karabulut, Joseph L. Smilanick, Carlos H. Crisosto, Lluis Palou

  • Decay Control
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
  • Plum
  • Stone Fruits
2010

Integration of Continuous Biofumigation with Muscodor albus with pre-cooling Fumigation with Ozone or Sulfur dioxide to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grapes

Franka Mlikota Grabler, Julien Mercier, J.I. Jiménez, J.L. Smilanick

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
2010

Harvesting and Handling Effects on Postharvest Decay

T.J. Michailides, and G.A. Manganaris

  • Decay Control
  • Handling at Destination
  • Harvesting
  • Postharvest Pathology
April 2009

Enhancing Disease Resistance in Peach Fruit with Methyl Jasmonate

Peng Jin, Yonghua Zheng, Shuangshuang Tang, Huaijin Rui, and Chien Y. Wang

  • Decay Control
  • Peach
2009

Evaluation of Food Additives as Alternative or Complementary Chemicals to Conventional Fungicides for the Control of Major Postharvest Diseases of Fruit

Lluís Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick, and Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Stone Fruits
2009

Alternatives to Conventional Fungicides for the Control of Citrus Postharvest Green and Blue Moulds

Lluís Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick, and Samir Droby

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
April 2008

Increasing Antioxidant Activity and Reducing Decay of Blueberries by Essential Oils

Chien Y. Wang, Shiow Y. Wang, and Chitsun Chen

  • Blueberry
  • Decay Control
  • Phytonutrients
2008

Control of Citrus Postharvest Green Mold and Sour Rot by Potassium Sorbate Combined with Heat and Fungicides

Joseph L. Smilanick, Monir F. Mansour, Franka Mlikota Gabler, David Sorenson

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
2008

Characterization of Fungicide-resistant Isolates of Penicillium digitatum Collected in California

Pervin Kinay, Monir F. Mansour, Franka Mlikota Gabler, Dennis A. Margosan, Joseph L. Smilanick

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
2007

Combination of Postharvest Antifungal Chemical Treatments and Controlled Atmosphere Storage to Control Gray Mold and Improve Storability of 'Wonderful' Pomegranates

Lluis Palou, Carlos H. Crisosto, David Garner

  • Decay Control
  • Pomegranate
2007

Effect of UV Treatment on Antioxidant Capacity, Antioxidant Enzyme Activity, and Decay in Strawberry Fruit

Mustafa Erkan, Shiow Y. Wang, and Chien Y. Wang

  • Decay Control
  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
  • UV Irradiation
2007

Control of Spoilage in Table Grapes

Amnon Lichter, Franka Mlikota Gabler, and Joseph L. Smilanick

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
December 2006

The Effectiveness of Pyrimethanil to Inhibit Germination of Penicillium digitatum and to Control Citrus Green Mold after Harvest

J.L. Smilanick, M.F. Mansour, F. Mlikota Gabler, W.R. Goodwine

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
May 2006

Pre- and Postharvest Treatments to Control Green Mold of Citrus Fruit During Ethylene Degreening

J.L. Smilanick, M.F. Mansour, D. Sorenson

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
January 2006

Reduced-risk Fungicides Help Manage Borwn Rot and Other Fungal Diseases of Stone Fruit

James E. Adaskaveg, Helga Forster, W. Doug Gubler, Beth L. Teviotdale, David F. Thompson

  • Decay Control
  • Stone Fruits
April-June 2005

Impact of Postharvest Hot Water or Ethanol Treatment of Table Grapes on Gray Mold Incidence, Quality, and Ethanol Content

F. Mlikota Gabler, J.L. Smilanick, J.M. Ghosoph, D.A. Margosan

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
March 2005

Influence of pH and NaHCO3 on Effectiveness of Imazalil to Inhibit Germination of Penicillium digitatum and to Control Postharvest Green Mold on Citrus Fruit

J.L. Smilanick, M.F. Mansour, D.A. Margosan, and F. Mlikota Gabler

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
February 2005

Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP) for Water Disinfection Monitoring, Control, and Documentation

Trevor V. Suslow

  • Decay Control
  • Food Safety
September 2004

Impact of a Brief Postharvest Hot Water Drench Treatment on Decay, Fruit Appearance, and Microbe Populations of California Lemons and Oranges

Joseph L. Smilanick, David Sorenson, Monir Mansour, Jonah Aieyabei, and Pilar Plaza

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
  • Lemon
  • Orange
April-June 2003

Effect of Continuous Exposure to Exogenous Ethylene During Cold Storage on Postharvest Decay Development and Quality Attributes of Stone Fruits and Table Grapes

Lluis Palou, Carlos H. Crisosto, David Garner, Lisa M. Basinal

  • Decay Control
  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Grape
  • Stone Fruits
2003

Effect of Combinations of Hot Water Dips, Biological Control and Controlled Atmospheres for Control of Gray Mold on Harvested Strawberries

A.L. Wszelaki, E.J. Mitcham

  • Decay Control
  • Strawberry
May 2002

Minimum Constant Sulfur Dioxide Emission Rates to Control Gray Mold of Cold-Stored Table Grapes

Lluis Palou, Carlos H. Crisosto, David Garner, Lisa M. Basinal, Joseph L. Smilanick, Juan P. Zoffoli

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
  • Modified Atmospheres
2002

Effects of Continuous 0.3 ppm Ozone Exposure on Decay Development and Physiological Responses of Peaches and Table Grapes in Cold Storage

Lluis Palou, Carlos H. Crisosto, Joseph L. Smilanick, James E. Adaskaveg, Juan P. Zoffoli

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
  • Peach
  • Storage
2002

Carbon Dioxide-enriched Atmospheres During Cold Storage Limit Losses from Botrytis but Accelerate Rachis Browning of 'Redglobe' Table Grapes

Carlos H. Crisosto, David Garner, Gayle Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
  • Modified Atmospheres
2002

Evaluation of the Effect of Ozone Exposure on Decay Development and Fruit Physiological Behavior

L. Palou, C.H. Crisosto, J.L. Smilanick, J.E. Adaskaveg, J.P. Zoffoli

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
  • Orange
  • Peach
2001

Effect of Gaseous Ozone Exposure on the Development of Green and Blue Molds on Cold Stored Citrus Fruit

Lluis Palou, Joseph L. Smilanick, Carlos H. Crisosto, Monir Mansour

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Storage
2001

Postharvest Control of Table Grape Gray Mold on Detached Berries with Carbonate and Bicarbonate Salts and Disinfectants

F. Mlikota Gabler, J.L. Smilanick

  • Decay Control
  • Grape
2001

Problem Solver: Bell Peppers Hit with Late Season Losses to Decay

Trevor Suslow

  • Decay Control
  • Pepper
February 2000

Postharvest Use of Ozone on Fresh Fruit

Joseph L. Smilanick, Carlos Crisosto, Franka Mlikota

  • Decay Control
  • Water Disinfection
August 1999

Effect of Preharvest Factors and Bruising in Stone Fruit Decay

Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Stone Fruits
August 1999

Do High Oxygen Atmospheres Control Postharvest Decay of Fruits and Vegetables?

Annette Wszelaki, Shimshon Ben Yehoshua, Beth Mitcham

  • Decay Control
August 1999

Sensitivity of Radicchio to External Ethylene and Decay Pathogens

Ana Maria Hernandez, M. Cantwelll, T. Suslow

  • Decay Control
  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Radicchio
May 1999

Control of Citrus Green Mold by Carbonate and Bicarbonate Salts and the Influence of Commercial Postharvest Practices on Their Efficacy

Joseph L. Smilanick, Dennis A. Margosan, Franka Mlikota, Josep Usall, Ibrahim F. Michael

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
February 1999

Comparing Pulsated Ultraviolet Light and Postharvest Fungicide for Peach Fruit Decay Control

C.H. Crisosto, X. Seguel, T. Michailides

  • Decay Control
  • Peach
1998

Patulin: a Mycotoxin in Apples

Ellen C. Hopmans

  • Apple
  • Decay Control
August 1997

Evaluating the Relationship between Controlled Atmosphere Storage, Peach Fruit Size and Internal Breakdown

Carlos H. Crisosto, David Garner, Gayle Crisosto

  • Decay Control
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Peach
May 1997

Internal Browning in Fuji Apples

Richard Volz, Beth Mitcham

  • Apple
  • Decay Control
May 1997

Improved Control of Green Mold of Citrus with Imazalil in Warm Water Compared with Its Use in Wax

J.L. Smilanick, I.F. Michael, M.F. Mansour, B.E. Mackey, D.A. Margosan, D. Flores, C.F. Weist

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
1997

CO2-Enriched Atmospheres Reduce Postharvest Decay and Maintain Good Quality in Highly Perishable Fruits

G. Colelli, and A.A. Kader

  • Decay Control
  • Modified Atmospheres
1994

Regulation of Fermentative Metabolism in Fruits and Vegetables by Controlled Atmospheres

Dangyang Ke, Mila Mateo, and Adel A. Kader

  • Decay Control
  • Modified Atmospheres
1993

Citrus Diseases and their Control

Edmond C. Calavan, Seymour D. Van Grundy, Joseph W. Eckert, Edward L.V. Johnson

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
1982

Rhizopus Rot on Peaches

I.L Eaks, J.W. Eckert, and C.H. Roistacher

  • Decay Control
  • Peach
July 1958

Blue-green Mold on Citrus

C.N. Rolstacher, L.J. Klotz, and I.L. Eaks

  • Citrus Fruit
  • Decay Control
October 1957

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