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Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Vitamin Retention in Eight Fruits and Vegetables: A Comparison of Refrigerated and Frozen Storage

Ali Bouzari, Dirk Holstege, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
2014

Mineral, Fiber, and Total Phenolic Retention in Eight Fruits and Vegetables: A Comparison of Refrigerated and Frozen Storage

Ali Bouzari, Dirk Holstege, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
2014

It All Matters! Fresh | Frozen | Canned | Dried | 100% Juice

Produce for Better Health Foundation

  • Consumer Issues
  • Nutritional Quality
2012

Advanced Preservation Methods and Nutrient Retention in Fruits and Vegetables

Diane M. Barrett, and Beate Lloyd

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
October 2011

Prunus, Health Promoting Properties of Fruits and Vegetables, Chapter 13

Ariel R. Vicente, George A. Manganaris, Luis Cisneros-Zevallos, Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Nutritional Quality
2011

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

Effects of Storage Condition and Domestic Cooking on the Quality and Nutrient Content of African Leafy Vegetables (Cassia tora and Corchorus tridens)

Snehal Prabhu, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Home Storage and Handling
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Storage
June 2009

Nutritional Quality of Fruits and Vegetables, Chapter 5 from Postharvest Handling: A Systems Approach

Ariel R. Vicente, George A. Manganaris, Gabriel O. Sozzi, and Carlos H. Crisosto

  • Nutritional Quality
2009

Effects of Organic and Conventional Production Systems on Quality and Nutritional Parameters of Processing Tomatoes

Joy Rickman Pieper, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Tomato
September 2008

Guidance for Industry: A Food Labeling Guide

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • Nutritional Quality
April 2008

Qualitative and Nutritional Differences in Processing Tomatoes Grown under Commercial Organic and Conventional Production Systems

D.M. Barrett, C. Weakley, J.V. Diaz, and M. Watnik

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Organic Produce
  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
July 2007

Maximizing the Nutritional Value of Fruits & Vegetables

Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutrient Loss
  • Nutritional Quality
April 2007

A Comparative Study of Composition and Postharvest Performance of Organically and Conventionally Grown Kiwifruits

Maria L. Amodio, Giancarlo Colelli, Janine K. Hasey, and Adel A. Kader

  • Kiwifruit
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Organic Produce
March 2007

Review: Nutritional Comparison of Fresh, Frozen, and Canned Fruits and Vegetables II. Vitamin A and Carotenoids, Vitamin E, Minerals and Fiber

Joy C. Rickman, Christine M. Bruhn, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
March 2007

Review: Nutritional Comparison of Fresh, Frozen and Canned Fruits and Vegetables. Part I. Vitamins C and B and Phenolic Compounds

Joy C. Rickman, Diane M. Barrett, and Christine M. Bruhn

  • Nutritional Quality
March 2007

Plasma Antioxidant Capacity Changes Following a Meal as a Measure of the Ability of a Food to Alter In Vivo Antioxidant Status

Ronald L. Prior, Liwei Gu, Xianli Wu, Robert A. Jacob, Gity Sotoudeh, Adel A. Kader, and Richard A. Cook

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
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

Assessing Lycopene Content in California Processing Tomatoes

Elisabeth Garcia, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2006

Fresh Cherries May Help Arthritis Sufferers

Marcia Wood

  • Cherry
  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
May 2004

Comparison of the Total Phenolic and Ascorbic Acid Content of Freeze-Dried and Air-Dried Marionberry, Strawberry, and Corn Grown Using Conventional, Organic, and Sustainable Agricultural Practices

Danny K. Asami, Yun-Jeong Hong, Diane M. Barrett, and Alyson E. Mitchell

  • Bushberries
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Strawberry
January 2003

Antioxidant Capacities, Phenolic Compounds, Carotenoids, and Vitamin Contents of Nectarine, Peach, and Plum Cultivars from California

Maria I. Gil, Francisco A. Tomas-Barberan, Betty Hess-Pierce, Adel A. Kader

  • Nectarine
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Plum
  • Stone Fruits
October 2002

Pre- and Postharvest Factors Affecting Fresh Produce Quality, Nutritional Value, and Implications for Human Health

A. A. Kader

  • Nutritional Quality
2002

Importance of Fruits, Nuts, and Vegetables in Human Nutrition and Health

Adel Kader

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
May 2001

Antioxidant Activity of Pomegrante Juice and Its Relationship with Phenolic Composition and Processing

Maria I. Gil, Francisco A. Tomas-Barberian, Betty Hess-Pierce, Deirdre M. Holcroft, Adel A. Kader

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
  • Pomegranate
September 2000

Preharvest and Postharvest Factors Influencing Vitamin C Content of Horticultural Crops

Seung K. Lee, Adel A. Kader

  • Nutritional Quality
June 2000

Alliin in Garlic

Marita Cantwell

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
May 2000

The Potential of Citrus Limonoids as Anticancer Agents

Robert Jacob, Shin Hasegawa, Gary Manner

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
May 2000

Low-Density Lipoprotein Antioxidant Activity of Phenolic Compounds and Polyphenol Oxidase Activity in Selected Clingstone Peach Cultivars

Susan Chang, Christine Tan, Edwin N. Frankel, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Peach
2000

Influence of Production, Handling, and Storage on Phytonutrient Content of Foods

I.L. Goldman Ph.D., A.A. Kader Ph.D., and C. Heintz M.S.

  • Nutritional Quality
September 1999

Fruits and Vegetables: Foods with Unappreciated Nutritional Value as Sources of Antioxidants

J. Bruce German

  • Health Benefits
  • Nutritional Quality
August 1997

Influence of Preharvest and Postharvest Environment on Nutritional Composition of Fruits and Vegetables

Adel A. Kader

  • Nutritional Quality
1988

Vitamins C, B1, and B2, Contents of Stored Fruits and Vegetables as Determined by High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Alley E. Watada, and Tony T. Tran

  • Nutritional Quality
1987

A Sensitive High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Method for Analyzing Riboflavin in Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Alley E. Watada and Tony T. Tran

  • Nutritional Quality
1985

A High-performance Liquid Chromatography Method for Determining Ascorbic Acid Content of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Alley E. Watada

  • Nutritional Quality
1982

Vitamins A and C in Ripe Tomatoes as Affected by Stage of Ripeness at Harvest and by Supplement Ethylene

Alley E. Watada, Barbara B. Aulenbach, and John T. Worthington

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Tomato
1976

Vitamin C modified atmospheres lettuces

M.I. Cantwell, G. Hong, L. Schmidt and H. Ermen

  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Lettuce
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Nutritional Quality
2016

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