University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Effect of the Shear-to-Compressive Force Ratio in Puncture Tests Quantifying Watermelon Mechanical Properties

J.S. Shiu, D.C. Slaughter, L.E. Boyden, D.M. Barrett

  • Melons
  • Quality Evaluation
2015

An Integrated Approach for Flavour Quality Evaluation in Muskmelon (Cucumis melo L. reticulatus group) During Ripening

Simona Vallone, Hanne Sivertsen, Gordon E. Anthon, Diane M. Barrett, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Susan E. Ebeler, Florence Zakharov

  • Melons
  • Quality Evaluation
2013

Assessment of Root Uptake and Systemic Vine-Transport of Salmonella enterica sv. Typhimurium by melon (Cucumis melo) during Field Production

Gabriela Lopez-Velasco, Adrian Sbodio, Alejandro Tomás-Callejas, Polly Wei, Kin Hup Tan, Trevor V. Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Melons
2012

Detección de Salmonella spp. en melón cantaloupe en unidades de producción y unidad de empaque

Lucía Morales-Hernández, Ana María Hernández-Anguiano, Cristóbal Cháidez-Quiroz, Gilberto Rendón-Sánchez, Trevor V. Suslow

  • Melons
2009

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

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

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

Salmonella and Cantaloupe: What Can Consumers Really Do?

Trevor Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Melons
March 26, 2008

Reduction by Gaseous Ozone of Salmonella and Microbial Flora Associated with Fresh-cut Cantaloupe

Maria Victoria Selma, Ana Maria Ibanez, Marita Cantwell, Trevor Suslow

  • Melons
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 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

Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety

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

  • Apple
  • Avocado
  • Food Safety
  • Melons
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

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

Effect of UV Irradiation on Cut Cantaloupe: Terpenoids and Esters

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
2007

Characterization and Semiquantitative Analysis of Volatiles in Seedless Watermelon Varieties Using Solid-Phase Microextraction

John C. Beaulieu, and Jeanne M. Lea

  • Melons
September 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

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

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

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

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

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

John C. Beaulieu

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
October 2005

Reducing Salmonella on Cantaloupes and Honeydew Melons using Wash Practices Applicable to Postharvest Handling, Foodservice, and Consumer Preparation

Tracy L. Parnell, Linda J. Harris, Trevor V. Suslow

  • Consumer Issues
  • Food Safety
  • Melons
2005

Detection of Fecal Contamination on Cantaloupes using Hyperspectral Fluorescence Imagery

Angela M. Vargas, Moon S. Kim, Yang Tao, Alan M. Lefcourt, Yud-Ren Chen, Yaguang Luo, Yoonseok Song, Robert Buchanan

  • Food Safety
  • Melons
2005

Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for the Melon Supply Chain

Editors:  Paul Fleming, Bill Pool, James R. Gorny; UCD Postharvest Contributor:  Trevor Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Melons
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

Key Points of Control and Management of Microbial Food Safety: Information for Producers, Handlers, and Processors of Melons

Trevor V. Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Melons
July 2003

Cantaloupe: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, & Enjoy

Tracy L. Parnell, Trevor Suslow, Linda J. Harris

  • Home Storage and Handling
  • Melons
  • Storage
May 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quality Changes of Minimally Processed Honeydew Melons Stored in Air or Controlled Atmosphere

Silvinia I. Portela, Marita I. Cantwell

  • Melons
  • Modified Atmospheres
1998

Food Safety and Fresh-cut Cantaloupe

Irene Luna Guzmán

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Melons
August 1997

Case Study: Quality Assurance for Melons

Marita Cantwell

  • Melons
  • Quality Evaluation
February 1996

Cultivar and Frozen Storage Effects on Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) Colour, Texture and Cell Wall Polysaccharide Composition

Valencius Simandjuntak, Diane M. Barrett, and Ronald E. Wrolstad

  • Melons
1996

Cultivar and Maturity Effects on Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) Colour, Texture and Cell Wall Polysaccharide Composition

Valencius Simandjuntak, Diane M. Barrett, and Ronald E. Wrolstad

  • Melons
1996

Temperature and Chemical Shocks Induce Chilling Tolerance in Germinating Cucumis sativus (cv. Poinsett 76) Seeds

Vito Miccolis, Mikal E. Saltveit

  • Melons
1995

Influence of Storage Period and Temperature on the Postharvest Characteristics of Six Melons (Cucumis melo L., Inodorus Group) Cultivars

Vito Miccolis, Mikal E. Saltveit

  • Melons
1995

Electronic Color Sorting of Cantaloupes for Ripeness

Robert F. Kasmire

  • Maturity
  • Melons
  • Quality Evaluation
March 1977

Chlorophyll and Carotenoid Changes in Developing Muskmelons

M.S. Reid, T.H. Lee, H.K. Pratt, and C.O. Chichester

  • Melons
1970

Determining Cantaloupe Sizes by Volume:Weight Relationships

R.F. Kasmire

  • Melons
May 1968

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