University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

High hydrostatic pressure as a method to preserve fresh-cut Hachiya persimmons: A structural approach.

Vazquez-Gutierrez, J. L., Quiles, A., Vonasek, E., Jernstedt, J. A., Hernando, I., Nitin, N., & Barrett, D. M.

Food Science and Technology International. doi:10.1177/1082013216642049 

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Persimmon
2016

Influence of Cultivar and Ripeness Stage at the Time of Fresh-cut Processing on Instrumental and Sensory Qualities in Fresh-cut Mangos

Panita Ngamchuachit, Hanne K. Sivertsen, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
2015

Effect of Pectin Methyl Esterase (PME) and CaCl2 Infusion on the Cell Integrity of Fresh-cut and Frozen-thawed Mangoes: An NMR Relaxometry Study

Emrah Kirtil, Mecit H. Oztop, Arpassorn Sirijariyawat, Panita Ngamchuachit, Diane M. Barrett, Michael J. McCarthy

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
2014

Effectiveness of Calcium Chloride and Calcium Lactate on Maintenance of Textural and Sensory Qualities of Fresh-cut Mangos

Panita Ngamchuachit, Hanne K. Sivertsen, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
2014

Quantifying Transfer Rates of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 between Fresh-cut Produce and Common Kitchen Surfaces

Dane A. Jansen, Loretta M. Friedrich, Linda J. Harris, Michelle D. Danyluk, and Donald W. Schaffner

  • Food Safety
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
2013

Color, Flavor, Texture, and Nutritional Quality of Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables: Desirable Levels, Instrumental and Sensory Measurement, and the Effects of Processing

Diane M. Barrett, John C. Beaulieu, and Rob Shewfelt

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Nutritional Quality
2010

Effectiveness of Bacteriophages in Reducing Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Fresh-Cut Cantaloupes and Lettuce

Manan Sharma, Jitendra R. Patel, William S. Conway, Sean Ferguson, and Alexander Sulakvelidze

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Lettuce
  • Melons
February 2009

Hot Water Treatment in Combination with Rachis Removal and Modified Atmosphere Packaging Maintains Quality of Table Grapes

Liping Kou, Yaguang Luo, Wu Ding, Xinghua Liu, William Conway

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Grape
  • Modified Atmospheres
2009

Compilation of Research Citations on the Microbiological Safety and Risk Reduction Interventions for Fresh and Fresh-cut Melons

Carol D'lima, and Trevor Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
21 April 2008

Effect of Gaseous Ozone and Hot Water on Microbial and Sensory Quality of Cantaloupe and Potential Transference of Escherichia coli O157:H7 during Cutting

Maria V. Selma, Ana M. Ibanez, Ana Allende, Marita Cantwell, Trevor Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Melons
  • Sensory Evaluation
2008

Elucidation of the Mechanism of Enzymatic Browning Inhibition by Sodium Chlorite

Qiang He, Qaguang Luo, Pei Chen

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
2008

Effect of Hot Water Surface Pasteurization of Whole Fruit on Shelf Life and Quality of Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe

X. Fan, B.A. Annous, J.C. Beaulieu, and J.E. Sites

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2008

Effect of UV Irradiation on Cut Cantaloupe: Terpenoids and Esters

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2007

Correlating Volatile Compounds, Sensory Attributes, and Quality Parameters in Stored Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe

John C. Beaulieu, and Vicki A. Lancaster

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2007

Quality Changes in Cantaloupe During Growth, Maturation, and in Stored Fresh-cut Cubes Prepared from Fruit Harvested at Various Maturities

John C. Beaulieu, and Jeanne M. Lea

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2007

Effects of Mild Heat Treatment on Microbial Growth and Product Quality of Packaged Fresh-cut Table Grapes

L. Kou, Y. Luo, D. Wu, and X. Liu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Grape
2007

Enzymatic Browning and its Control in Fresh-cut Produce

Qiang He, and Yaguang Luo

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
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

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

Quality Retention and Potential Shelf-Life of Fresh-cut Lemons as Affected by Cut Type and Temperature

Francisco Artés-Hernández, Frenando Rivera-Cabrera, Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Lemon
2007

Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on Softening of Fresh-cut Kiwifruit, Mango, and Persimmon Slices

Eduardo V. de B. Vilas-Boas, Adel A. Kader

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Kiwifruit
  • Mango
  • Persimmon
2007

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

Combined Effects of 1-methylcyclopropene, Calcium Chloride Dip, and/or Atmospheric Modification on Quality Changes in Fresh-Cut Strawberries

E. Aguayo, R. Jansasithorn, A.A. Kader

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Strawberry
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

Effect of Atmospheric Modification, 1-MCP and Chemicals on Quality of Fresh-cut Banana

Eduardo V. de B. Vilas-Boas, Adel A. Kader

  • Banana and Plantain
  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Modified Atmospheres
2006

Volatile Changes in Cantaloupe during Growth, Maturation, and in Stored Fresh-cuts Prepared from Fruit Harvested at Various Maturities

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
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

1-Methylcyclopropene Counteracts Ethylene-Induced Microbial Growth on Fresh-cut Watermelon

Bin Zhou, James L. McEvoy, Yaguang Luo, Robert A. Saftner, Hao Feng, and Tony Beltran

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2006

Quality Characteristics of Fresh-cut Watermelon Slices from Non-Treated and 1-methycyclopropene - and/or Ethylene-treated Whole Fruit

Robert Saftner, Yaguang Luo, James McEvoy, Judith A. Abbott, Bryan Vinyard

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2006

Effect of Cutting and Storage on Acetate and Nonacetate Esters in Convenient, Ready-to-eat Fresh-cut Melons and Apples

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2006

Within-Season Volatile and Quality Differences in Stored Fresh-Cut Cantaloupe Cultivars

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
October 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

Optimizing Concentration and Timing of a Phage Spray Application to Reduce Listeria monocytogenes on Honeydew Melon Tissue

Britta Leverentz, William S. Conway, Wojciech Janisiewicz, and Mary J. Camp

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
March 2004

Effect of Harvest Maturity on the Sensory Characteristics of Fresh-cut Cantaloupe

J.C. Beaulieu, D.A. Ingram, J.M. Lea, and K.L. Bett-Garber

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2004

Volatile and Quality Changes in Fresh-cut Mangos Prepared from Firm-ripe and Soft-ripe fruit, stored in Clamshell Containers and Passive MAP

John C. Beaulieu, Jeanne M. Lea

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
April 2003

Effect of Storage on Sensory Properties of Fresh-cut Cantaloupe Varieties

K.L. Bett-Garber, J.C. Beaulieu, and D.A. Ingram

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2003

Aroma Volatile Differences in Commercial Orange-Fleshed Cantaloupes,the Inbred Parental Lines and Stored Fresh-Cuts

J.C. Beaulieu, and J.M. Lea

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2003

Sugar and Organic Acid Variations in Commercial Cantaloupes and Their Inbred Parents

J.C. Beaulieu, J.M. Lea, and G. Eggleston

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2003

Characteristics of Fresh-cut Honeydew (Cucumis xmelo L.) Available to Processors in Winter and Summer and its Quality Maintenance by Modified Atmosphere Packaging

Jinhe Bai, Robert A. Saftner, Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Modified Atmospheres
2003

Maintaining Quality of Fresh-Cut Kiwifruit with Volatile Compounds

Chien Y. Wang, and J. George Buta

 

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Kiwifruit
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

Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables: Preservative Treatments for Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables

Elisabeth Garcia, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
2002

Quality Changes in Fresh-cut Pear Slices as Affected by Controlled Atmospheres and Chemical Preservatives

James R. Gorny, Betty Hess-Pierce, Rodrigo A. Cifuentes, Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Pear
  • Quality Evaluation
2002

Effect of 1-MCP on Fresh-Cut Fruits

Eduardo V. Vilas-Boas, Adel A. Kader

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
November 2001

Cutting Blade Sharpness Affects Appearance and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh-cut Cantaloupe Melon

S.I. Portela, and M.I. Cantwell

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
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

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

Modified Atmosphere Maintains Quality of Fresh-cut Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo L.)

J.H. Bai, R.A. Saftner, A.E. Watada, and Y.S. Lee

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
  • Modified Atmospheres
2001

Quality and Microbial Changes of Fresh-cut Mango Cubes Held in Controlled Atmosphere

Nithiya Rattanapanone, Yuen Lee, Tianxia Wu, and Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
  • Modified Atmospheres
2001

Identification of Volatile Compounds in Cantaloupe at Various Developmental Stages Using Solid Phase Microextraction

John C. Beaulieu, and Casey C. Grimm

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2001

Quality Changes in Fresh-cut Pear Slices as Affected by Cultivar, Ripeness Stage, Fruit Size, and Storage Regime

J.R. Gorny, R.A. Cifuentes, B. Hess-Pierce, and A.A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Nectarine
  • Pear
  • Quality Evaluation
2000

Maintaining Quality of Fresh-Cut Mangoes Using Antibrowning Agents and Modified Atmosphere Packaging

G.A. Gonzalez-Aguilar, C.Y. Wang, and J.G. Buta

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
  • Modified Atmospheres
2000

Comparison of Calcium Chloride and Calcium Lactate Effectiveness in Maintaining Shelf Stability and Quality of Fresh-Cut Cantaloupes

Irene Luna-Guzman, Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2000

Respiration Rate and Respiratory Quotient of Fresh-cut Mango (Mangifera indica L.) in Low Oxygen Atmosphere

Nithiya Rattanapanone, Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Mango
  • Modified Atmospheres
2000

Postharvest CO2 and Ethylene Production and Quality Maintenance of Fresh-Cut Kiwifruit Slices

I.T. Agar, R. Massantini, B. Hess-Pierce and A.A. Kader

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Kiwifruit
1999

Quality Changes in Fresh-cut Peach and Nectarine Slices as Affected by Cultivar, Storage Atmosphere and Chemical Treatments

J.R. Gorny, G. Hess-Pierce, and A.A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Stone 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

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

Fresh-cut Cantaloupe: Effects of CaCl2 Dips and Heat Treatments on Firmness and Metabolic Activity

Irene Luna-Guzman, Marita Cantwell, Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
1999

Postharvest Physiology and Quality Maintenance of Fresh-Cut Nectarines and Peaches

J.R. Gorny, B. Hess-Pierce, and A.A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Nectarine
  • Peach
1999

Quality of Fresh-cut Produce

Alley E. Watada, Ling Qi

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
1999

Quality Changes of Fresh-cut Honeydew Melons during Controlled Atmosphere Storage

Ling Qi, Tianzia Wu, and Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
  • Modified Atmospheres
1999

The Importance of Raw Material Quality for Fresh-cut Products: The Impact of Melon Defect as an Example

Marita Cantwell, Silvina Portela

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
November 1998

Translucency in Melon: Another Example of Cutting Damage and the Need for Very Sharp Knives

Marita Cantwell

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
November 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

Effects of Fruit Ripeness and Storage Temperature on the Deterioration Rate of Fresh-cut Peach and Nectarine Slices

James R. Gorny, Betty Hess-Pierce, Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Nectarine
  • Stone Fruits
February 1998

Postharvest Physiology and Quality Maintenance of Fresh-Cut Pears

J.R. Gorny, M.I. Gil, and A.A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Pear
1998

Food Safety and Fresh-cut Cantaloupe

Irene Luna Guzmán

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
August 1997

Effect of Slicing and Controlled-Atmosphere Storage on the Ascorbate Content and Quality of Strawberries and Persimmons

Kimberly Palmer Wright, Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Persimmon
  • Strawberry
1997

Effect of Controlled-Atmosphere Storage on the Quality and Carotenoid Content of Sliced Persimmons and Peaches

Kimberly Palmer Wright, Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Peach
  • Persimmon
1997

CA '97 Vol. 5: Fresh-cut Fruits and Vegetables and MAP

Edited by James R. Gorny

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Packaging
1997

Factors Affecting Quality of Fresh-cut Horticultural Products

Alley E. Watada, Nathanee P. Ko, Donna A. Minott

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
1996

Methods for Determining Quality of Fruits and Vegetables

A.E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
1995

Scanning Electron Microscopy Structure and Firmness of Papain Treated Apple Slices

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

  • Apple
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
1992

Ethylene Absorbent to Maintain Quality of Lightly Processed Fruits and Vegetables

Kazuhiro Abe, and Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
1991

Physiological Activities of Partially Processed Fruits and Vegetables

Alley E. Watada, Kazuhiro Abe, and Naoki Yamuchi

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
1990

Nondestructive Methods of Evaluating Quality of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Alley E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
1989

Postharvest Physiology and Quality Maintenance of Sliced Pear and Strawberry Fruits

Joan C. Rosen, and Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Pear
  • Strawberry
1989

The Use of a Computer with an Instron for Textural Measurements

J.A. Abbott, D.R. Massie, and A.E. Watada

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
1982

Quality and physiology of two cultivars of fresh-cut figs in relation to ripeness, storage temperature and controlled atmosphere

G. Hong, C. Crisosto and M.I. Cantwell

  • Fig
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Fruit Ripening
  • Storage
2016

Freshcut fig

G. Hong, C. Crisosto and M.I. Cantwell

  • Fig
  • Fresh-cut Fruits
2016

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