University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Berries

Mary Palumbo, Linda J. Harris, Michelle D. Danyluk

  • Blackberry
  • Blueberry
  • Bushberries
  • Food Safety
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
November 2013

Comparison of Pallet Cover Systems to Maintain Strawberry Fruit Quality during Transport

Andrew J. Macnish, Malkeet S. Padda, Francine Pupin, Pavlos I. Tsouvaltzis, Angelos I. Deltsidis, Charles A. Sims, Jeffrey K. Brecht, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Strawberry
August 2012

Effect of Cultural System and Storage Temperature on Antioxidant Capacity and Phenolic Compounds in Strawberries

Peng Jin, Shiow Y. Wang, Chien Y. Wang, and Yonghua Zheng

  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2011

Fundamental Forces Affecting the U.S. Fresh Berry and Lettuce/Leafy Green Subsectors

Roberta L. Cook

  • Blueberry
  • Boysenberry
  • Bushberries
  • Lettuce
  • Marketing
  • Strawberry
2011

Effect of Superatmospheric Oxygen on Anthocyanins, Phenolics, and Antioxidant Activity of Blueberries and Strawberries

Y. Zheng, C.Y. Wang, S.Y. Wang, and W. Zheng

  • Blueberry
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2010

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: Webinar Introduction and Overview (Part 1)

Jim Gorny

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
April 15, 2008

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: Current Industry Best Practices (Part 2)

Chris Christian

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
April 15, 2008

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: Transportation and DC Handling of Strawberries (Part 4)

Jim Thompson

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
  • Transportation
April 15, 2008

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: New PACA Temperatures for Fresh Strawberries (Part 5)

Rick Tomlinson

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
April 15, 2008

Maintaining Quality & Safety in California Fresh Strawberries: Retail and Food Service Handling (Part 6)

Beth Mitcham

  • Food Safety
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
April 15, 2008

Low Temperature Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Control of Western Flower Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Lettuce, Broccoli, Asparagus, and Strawberry

Yong-Biao Liu

  • Asparagus
  • Broccoli
  • Insect Control
  • Lettuce
  • Strawberry
2008

Resveratrol Content in Strawberry Fruit is Affected by Preharvest Conditions

Shiow Y. Wang, Chi-Tsun Chien, Chien Y. Wang, and Pei Chen

  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2007

Enhancing Antioxidant, Antiproliferation, and Free Radical Scavenging Activities in Strawberries with Essential Oils

Chien Y. Wang, Shiow Y. Wang, Jun-Jie Yin, John Parry, and Liangli Lucy Yu

  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2007

Quality and Chemical Changes Associated with Flavor of 'Camarosa' Strawberries in Response to a CO2-enriched Atmosphere

Clara Pelayo-Zaldivar, Jameleddine Ben Abda, Susan E. Ebeler, Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
April 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

Strawberries: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy

Linda J. Harris, Elizabeth Mitcham

  • Home Storage and Handling
  • Storage
  • Strawberry
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

High Oxygen Treatment Increases Antioxidant Capacity and Postharvest Life of Strawberry Fruit

J. Fernando Zyala-Zavala, Shiow Y. Wang, Chien Y. Wang, and Gustavo A. Gonzalez-Aguilar

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2006

Methyl Jasmonate in Conjunction with Ethanol Treatment Increases Antioxidant Capacity, Volatile Compounds, and Postharvest Life of Strawberry Fruit

J. Fernando Ayala-Zavala, Shiow Y. Wang, Chien Y. Wang, and Gustavo A. Gonzalez-Aguilar

  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2005

Changes in Strawberry Phenolics, Anthocyanins, and Antioxidant Capacity in Response to High Oxygen Treatments

Yonghua Zheng, Shiow Y. Wang, Chien Y. Wang, and Wei Zheng

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
2005

Cultivar and Harvest Date Effects on Flavor and Other Quality Attributes of California Strawberries

Clara Pelayo-Zaldivar, Susan E. Ebeler, and Adel A. Kader

  • Harvesting
  • Strawberry
2005

Survival of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh and frozen strawberries

Stephan Flessa, Dawn M. Lusk, Linda J. Harris

  • Strawberry
2005

Effects of Ethyl Formate on Fruit Quality and Target Pest Mortality for Harvested Strawberries

Tiffanie Simpson, Veronique Bikoba, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Postharvest IPM
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
December 2004

Commercial-Scale Forced-Air Cooling of Packaged Strawberries

B.A. Anderson, A. Sankar, J.F. Thompson, R.P. Singh

  • Cooling
  • Strawberry
2004

Effect of Storage Temperatures on Antioxidant Capacity and Aroma Compounds in Strawberry Fruit

J. Fernando Ayala-Zavala, Shiow Y. Wang, Chien Y. Wang, and Gustavo A. Gonzalez-Aguilar

  • Phytonutrients
  • Strawberry
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

Postharvest life and flavor quality of three strawberry cultivars kept at 5° C in air or air + 20 kPa CO

C. Pelayo, S.E. Ebeler, A.A. Kader

  • Cooling
  • Strawberry
October 2002

Effects of Acetaldehyde on Fruit Quality and Target Pest Mortality for Harvested Strawberries

Tiffanie Simpson, Veronique Bikoba, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Insect Control
  • Strawberry
October 2002

Strawberry Production in the United States - 1990 - 2000

Roberta Cook

  • Marketing
  • Strawberry
June 2002

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

Effects of Ethylene and 1-MCP on the Quality and Storage Life of Strawberries

J. H. Brower, W.V. Biasi, E.J. Mitcham

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Strawberry
2002

Problem Solver

James F. Thompson

  • Strawberry
May 2000

Effect of Moist Hot Air Treatment on Some Postharvest Quality Attributes of Strawberries

Chien Y. Wang

  • Strawberry
2000

Carbon Dioxide-induced Changes in Color and Anthocyanin Synthesis of Stored Strawberry Fruit

Deirdre M. Holcroft, Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
December 1999

Economic Impact of Postharvest Treatments

Rich MacLeod

  • Strawberry
February 1999

Controlled Atmosphere-Onduced Changes in pH and Organic Acid Metabolism may Affect Color of Stored Strawberry Fruit

Deirdre M. Holcroft, Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
1999

Forced Air Cooling of Strawberries in Clamshell Baskets

James Thompson, Jerry Knutson

  • Cooling
  • Strawberry
May 1997

Changes in Strawberry Anthocyanins and Other Polyphenols in Response to Carbon Dioxide Treatments

Maria I. Gil, Deirdre M. Holcroft, Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
May 1997

CA '97 Vol. 3 Fruits other than Apples and Pears

Adel A. Kader (Editor)

  • Apricot
  • Avocado
  • Banana and Plantain
  • Cherry
  • Citrus Fruit
  • Grape
  • Kiwifruit
  • Mandarins
  • Mango
  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Nectarine
  • Olive
  • Peach
  • Persimmon
  • Plum
  • Pomegranate
  • Strawberry
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

Quality Assurance for Strawberries: A Case Study

Beth Mitcham

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
February 1996

Handling Strawberries for Fresh Market

F. Gordon Mitchell, Elizabeth Mitcham, James F. Thompson, Norman Welch

  • Handling at Destination
  • Strawberry
1996

Mode of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Action on Strawberry Ester Biosynthesis

Dangyang Ke, Lili Zhou, and Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
1994

Anaerobic Metabolism of Strawberries Under Elevated CO2 and Reduced O2 Atmospheres

D. Ke, T. El-Sheikh, M. Mateos, and A.A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
1993

Moist Heat Treatments of Strawberries are Studied

Frank T. Yoshikawa, F. Gordon Mitchell, Gene Mayer

  • Postharvest IPM
  • Strawberry
March-April 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

Simulated In-Transit Vibration Damage to Packaged Fresh Market Grapes and Strawberries

D. Fischer, W.L. Craig, A.E. Watada, W. Douglas, B.H. Ashby

  • Grape
  • Packaging
  • Strawberry
1992

Quality and Its Maintenance in Relation to the Postharvest Physiology of Strawberry

Adel A. Kader

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Strawberry
1991

Effects of Short-term Exposure to Low O2 and High CO2 Atmospheres on Quality Attributes of Strawberries

Dangyang Ke, Linda Goldstein, Michael O'Mahoney, and Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
1991

Postharvest Physiology and Quality Maintenance of Sliced Pear and Strawberry Fruits

Joan C. Rosen, and Adel A. Kader

  • Fresh-cut Fruits
  • Pear
  • Strawberry
1989

Residual Effects of Controlled Atmospheres on Postharvest Physiology and Quality of Strawberries

Chingying Li and Adel A. Kader

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Strawberry
1989

Effect of Different Atmospheres on Postharvest Decay and Quality of Fresh Strawberries

M.K. El-Kazzaz, N.F. Sommer, and R.J. Fortlage

  • Strawberry
1983

Quality Maintenance in Truck Shipments of California Strawberries

U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • Strawberry
  • Transportation
July 1980

Effects of Basket Design on Cooling and Holding Strawberries

Frank G. Mitchell, Gene Mayer

  • Strawberry
May 1978

Fungicide Controls Botrytis in Strawberry

Albert O. Paulus, Victor Voth, Jerry Nelson, Howard Bowen

  • Strawberry
February 1977

Postharvest Physiology of Strawberry Fruits Treated With Sodium Dehydroacetate

Alley E. Watada

  • Strawberry
1971

Fungicidal Control of Botrytis Fruit Rot of Strawberry

A.G. Paulus, V. Voth, F. Shibuya, H. Bowen, A.H. Holland

  • Strawberry
January 1969

Low Holding Temperatures Still Vital with Rapid Marketing of Strawberries

F.G. Mitchell, E.C. Maxie, Gene Mayer

  • Strawberry
March 1966

Strawberry Fruit Rot Losses in Both Field and Storage Reduced with Fungicide Application

A.S. Greathead, F.G. Mitchell, A.H. McCain

  • Strawberry
November 1962

Rapid Handling and Cooling to Improve Strawberry Marketability after Arrival in Eastern Markets

F. Gordon Mitchell, Harwood L. Hall, A.H. Holland, A.S. Greatbead

  • Strawberry
February 1961

Studies on Strawberry Quality

E.C. Maxie, F. Gordon Mitchell, Arthur Greathead

  • Strawberry
February 1959

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