University of California

Postharvest Publications by Commodity

Tolerance of Grape Tomatoes to Controlled Atmospheres at Low Temperature

M. Cantwell, M. Saltveit

  • Modified Atmospheres
  • Tomato
2015

The Effects of Bruising and Temperature on Enzyme Activity and Textural Qualities of Tomato Juice

Matthew T Held, Gordon E Anthon, Diane M Barrett

  • Tomato
June 2014

Calcium Partitioning and Allocation and Blossom-end Rot Development in Tomato Plants in Response to Whole-Plant and Fruit-Specific Abscisic Acid Treatments

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Andrew J. McElrone, Kenneth A. Shackel, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Tomato
2014

Concentrated Solar Drying of Tomatoes

Blake Ringeisen, Diane M. Barrett, Pieter Stroeve

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2014

Nondestructive Maturity Determination in Green Tomatoes using a Handheld Visible and Near Infrared Instrument

Gopal Tiwari, David C. Slaughter, Marita Cantwell

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
December 2013

Growth of Salmonella enterica in Foliar Pesticide Solutions and its Survival during Field Production and Postharvest Handling of Fresh Market Tomato

G. Lopez-Velasco, A. Tomas-Callejas, D. Diribsa, P. Wei, and T.V. Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Tomato
2013

Rapid Assessment of Quality Parameters in Processing Tomatoes Using Hand-Held and Benchtop Infrared Spectrometers and Multivariate Analysis

Elizabeth D. Wilkerson, Gordon E. Anthon, Diane M. Barrett, Glynda Fe G. Sayajon, Alejandra M. Santos, and Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
2013

Characterization of the Red Layer and Pericarp of Processing Tomato using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Lu Zhang, Diane M. Barrett, Michael J. McCarthy

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2013

Recent Trends in the Fresh Tomato Market, Special Article in the Vegetables and Pulses Outlook

Linda Calvin, Suzanne Thornsbury, Roberta Cook

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
June 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

Mechanisms involved in Calcium Deficiency Development in Tomato Fruit in Response to Gibberellins

Sergio Tonetoo de Freitas, Cai-Zhong Jiang, Elizabeth Jeanne Mitcham

  • Tomato
2012

Evaluation of Current Operating Standards for Chlorine Dioxide in Disinfection of Dump Tank and Flume for Fresh Tomatoes

Alejandro Tomás-Callejas, Gabriela López-Velasco, Angela M. Valdez, Adrian Sbodio, Francisco Artés-Hernández, Michelle D. Danyluk, Trevor V. Suslow

  • Postharvest Pathology
  • Tomato
2012

Measurement and Evaluation of Tomato Maturity Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Lu Zhang, Michael J. McCarthy

  • Tomato
2012

Metabolite Content of Harvested Micro-Tom Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Fruit is Altered by Chilling and Protective Heat-Shock Treatments as Shown by GC-MS Metabolic Profiling

Kietsuda Luengwilai, Mikal Saltveit, Diane M. Beckles

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2012

Chilling-injury of Harvested Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) cv. Micro-Tom Fruit is Reduced by Temperature Pre-Treatments

Kietsuda Luengwilai, Diane Beckles, Mikal E. Saltveit

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2012

Chlorine Dioxide Dose, Water Quality and Temperature Affect the Oxidative Status of Tomato Processing Water and its Ability to Inactivate Salmonella

  • Tomato
  • Water Disinfection
2012

Dynamic Alternations in Cellular and Molecular Components during Blossom-End Rot Development in Tomatoes Expressing sCAX1, a Constitutively Active Ca2+/H+ Antiporter from Arabidopsis

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Malkeet Padda, Qingyu Wu, Sunghun Park, Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Physiological Disorders
  • Tomato
June 2011

Abscisic Acid Triggers Whole-Plant and Fruit-Specific Mechanisms to Increase Fruit Calcium Update and Prevent Blossom End Rot Development in Tomato Fruit

Sergio Tonetto de Freitas, Kenneth A. Shackel, and Elizabeth J. Mitcham

  • Physiological Disorders
  • Tomato
January 2011

Changes in pH, Acids, Sugars and Other Quality Parameters during Extended Vine Holding of Ripe Processing Tomatoes

Gordon E. Anthon, Michelle LeStrange, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
January 2011

Pectin Methylesterase Activity and Other Factors Affecting pH and Titratable Acidity in Processing Tomatoes

Gordon E. Anthon, Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2011

Cultivar mixtures of processing tomato in an organic agroecosystem. Organic Agriculture (2011) 1:17-30. DOI 10.1007/s13165-010-0002-z.

Barrios-Masias, F.H., M. I. Cantwell and L.E. Jackson. 2011

http://escholarship.org/uc/item/7rc852g0#page-1

  • Tomato
2011

Impact of Storage Conditions on Grape Tomato Quality

Marita Cantwell, Xunli Nie, and Gyunghoon Hong

  • Storage
  • Tomato
April 2009

Changes in Consistency of Tomato Juice during Concentration

G.E. Anthon, J.V. Diaz, and D.M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2009

Assessment of Tomato Pericarp Mechanical Damage using Multivariate Analysis of Magnetic Resonance Images

Rebecca R. Milczarek, Mikal E. Saltveit, T. Casey Garvey, Michael J. McCarthy

  • Tomato
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

Impact of Ripening & Storage Conditions on Ripe Tomato Quality (PPT)

Marita Cantwell

  • Tomato
July 2008

The Intersection between Cell Wall Disassembly, Ripening, and Fruit Susceptibility to Botrytis cinerea

D. Cantu, A.R. Vicente, L.C. Greve, F.M. Dewey, A.B. Bennett, J.M. Labavitch, and A.L.T. Powell

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Postharvest Pathology
  • Tomato
January 2008

Silencing Polygalacturonase Expression Inhibits Tomato Petiole Abscission

Cai-Zhong Jiang, Feng Lu, Wachiraya Imsabai, Shimon Meir, and Michael S. Reid

  • Tomato
2008

Combined Enzymatic and Colorimetric Method for Determining the Uronic Acid and Methylester Content of Pectin: Application to Tomato Products

Gordon E. Anthon, Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
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

El mercado dinámico de la producción de tomate fresco en el área del TLCAN (PPT)

Roberta Cook

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
July 2007

A Reevaluation of the Key Factors the Influence Tomato Fruit Softening and Integrity

Montserrat Saladie, Antonio J. Matas, Tal Isaacson, Matthew A. Jenks, S. Mark Goodwin, Karl J. Niklas, Ren Xiaolin, John M. Labavitch, Kenneth A. Shackel, Alidair R. Fernie, Anna Lytovchenko, Malcolm A. O'Neill, Chris B. Watkins, and Jocelyn K.C. Rose

  • Fruit Softening
  • Tomato
June 2007

Ten-Year Comparison of the Influence of Organic and Conventional Crop Management Practices on the Content of Flavonoids in Tomatoes

Alyson E. Mitchell, Yun-Jeong Hong, Eunmi Koh, Diane M. Barrett, D.E. Bryant, R. Fod Denison, and Stephen Kaffka

  • Organic Produce
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
2007

Measurement of Firmness of Fresh-cut Sliced Tomato Using Puncture Tests -- Studies on Sample Size, Probe Size and Direction of Puncture

Milza M. Lana, Leopold M.M. Tijskens, Anemarie De Theue, Matthijs Dekker and Diane M. Barrett

  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
2007

Overview of the Greenhouse Vegetable Industry: Focus on Tomatoes (PPT)

Roberta Cook

  • Consumer Issues
  • Tomato
September 2006

Influence of Pre-drying Treatments on Quality and Safety of Sun-dried Tomatoes. Part I: Use of Steam Blanching, Boiling Bring Blanching, and Dips in Salt or Sodium Metabisulfite

Guadalupe Latapi, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
1/10/2006

Influence of Pre-drying Treatments on Quality and Safety of Sun-dried Tomatoes. Part II: Effects of Storage on Nutritional and Sensory Quality of Sun-dried Tomatoes Pretreated with Sulfur, Sodium Metabisulfite, or Salt

Guadalupe Latapi, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
1/10/2006

Defects and Peelability of Processing Tomatoes

Diane M. Barrett, Elisabeth Garcia, and Gene Miyao

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2006

Peelability and Yield of Processing Tomatoes by Steam or Lye

Elisabeth Garcia, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2006

Evaluation of Processing Tomatoes from Two Consecutive Growing Seasons: Quality Attributes, Peelability and Yield

Elisabeth Garcia, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Tomato
2006

Assessing Lycopene Content in California Processing Tomatoes

Elisabeth Garcia, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Nutritional Quality
  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2006

Can We Predict Peeling Performance of Processing Tomatoes?

Elisabeth Garcia, Mitchell R. Watnik, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2006

Improved Firmness in Calcified Diced Tomatoes by Temperature Activation of Pectin Methylesterase

Gordon E. Anthon, Lucille Blot, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
June 14, 2005

North American Greenhouse Tomatoes Emerge as a Major Market Force

Linda Calvin, Roberta Cook

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
April 2005

Greenhouse Tomatoes Change the Dynamics of the North American Fresh Tomato Industry

Roberta Cook, and Linda Calvin

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
April 2005

Aminoethoxyvinylglycine (AVG) Reduces Ethylene and Protein Biosynthesis in Excised Discs of Mature-Green Tomato Pericarp Tissue

Milak E. Saltveit

  • Tomato
2005

Influence of Heat Shocks on the Kinetics of Chilling-Induced Ion Leakage from Tomato Pericarp Discs

Mikal E. Saltveit

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2005

Characterization of Alternative Oxidase (AOX) Gene Expression in Response to Methyl Salicylate and Methyl Jasmonate Pre-Treatment and Low Temperature in Tomatoes

Raymond W.M. Fung, Chien Y. Wang, David L. Smith, Kenneth C. Gross, Yang Tao, and Meisheng Tian

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2005

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

Trevor V. Suslow

  • Food Safety
  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
September 2004

The Dual Effects of Methyl Salicylate on Ripening and Expression of Ethylene Biosynthetic Genes in Tomato Fruit

Chang-Kui Ding, and Chien Yi Wang

  • Fruit Ripening
  • Tomato
2003

Thermal Inactivation of Pectin Methylesterase, Polygalacturonase, and Peroxidase in Tomato Juice

Gordon E. Anthon, Yukio Sekine, Nobuo Watanabe, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2002

Thermal Inactivation of Lipoxygenase and Hydroperoxytrienoic Acid Lyase in Tomatoes

Gordon E. Anthon, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
September 2002

Emerging Hothouse Industry Poses Challenges for California's Fresh Tomato Industry

Roberta Cook

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
Jan/Feb 2002

Effects of Raw Materials and Process Variables on the Heat Penetration Times, Firmness, and Pectic Enzyme Activity of Diced Tomatoes (Halley Bos 3155 CV)

Wendy H. Ma, and Diane M. Barrett

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
2001

Reduction of Chilling Injury and Transcript Accumulation of Heat Shock Proteins in Tomato Fruit by Methyl Jasmonate and Methyl Salicylate

Chang-Kui Ding, Chien Yi Wang, Kenneth C. Gross, and David L. Smith

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2001

Reduction of Chilling Injury and Transcript Accumulation of Heat Shock Proteins in Tomato Fruit by Methyl Jasmonate and Methyl Salicylate

Chang-Kui Ding, Chien Yi Wang, Kenneth C. Gross, and David L. Smith

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2001

Jasmonate and Salicylate Induce the Expression of Pathogenesis-Related-protein Genes and Increase Resistance to Chilling Injury in Tomato Fruit

Chang-Kui Ding, Chien Yi Wang, Kenneth C. Gross, and David L. Smith

  • Chilling Injury
  • Tomato
2001

Relating Descriptive Analysis and Instrumental Texture Data of Processed Diced Tomatoes

S.-Y. Lee, I. Luna-Guzman, S. Chang, D.M. Barrett, J.-X. Guinard

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
1999

Fruit Bruising: It's More than Skin Deep

John M. Labavitch, L. Carl Greve, Elizabeth Mitcham

  • Tomato
August 1998

Textural Modification of Processing Tomatoes

Diane M. Barrett, Elisabeth Garcia, and Jo Ellen Wayne

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
1998

Saline Growing Conditions Induce Ripening of the Non-Ripening Mutants nor and rin Tomato Fruits but not of Nr Fruit

Mordy A. Atta-Aly, Mikal E. Saltveit, Adel S. El-Beltagy

  • Tomato
1998

Acetaldehyde is a Causal Agent Responsible for Ethanol-Induced Ripening Inhibition in Tomato Fruit

John C. Beaulieu, Galen Peiser, and Mikal E. Saltveit

  • Tomato
1997

Nondestructive Determination of Soluble Solids in Tomatoes using Near Infared Spectroscopy

D.C. Slaughter, D. Barrett, M. Boersig

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
1996

Cerebrosides in Mature-Green and Red-Ripe Bell Pepper and Tomato Fruits

Bruce D. Whitaker

  • Pepper
  • Tomato
1996

Lipid Changes in Microsomes an Crude Plastid Fractions During Storage of Tomato Fruits at Chilling and Nonchilling Temperatures

Bruce D. Whitaker

  • Tomato
1993

Changes in Galactolipid and Phospholipid Levels of Tomato Fruits Stored at Chilling and Nonchilling Temperatures

Bruce D. Whitaker

  • Tomato
1992

Changes in Lipids of Tomato Fruit Stored at Chilling and Non-Chilling Temperatures

Bruce D. Whitaker

  • Tomato
1991

Determining Tomato Fruit Maturity with Nondestructive In Vivo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Mikal E. Saltveit, Jr.

  • Tomato
1991

Changes in the Steryl Lipid Content and Composition of Tomato Fruit During Ripening

Bruce D. Whitaker

  • Tomato
1988

Transport Properties of the Tomato Fruit Tonoplast

Daryl C. Joyce, Grant R. Cramer, Michael S. Reid, and Alan B. Bennett

  • Fruit Softening
  • Tomato
1988

Fatty-Acid Composition of Polar Lipids in Fruit and Leaf Chloroplasts of "16:3" -and "18:3" -Plant Species

B.D. Whitaker

  • Pepper
  • Squash
  • Tomato
1986

Effects of Postharvest Handling Procedures on Tomato Quality

A.A. Kader

  • Tomato
1986

The Tomato Crop: A Scientific Basis for Improvement. Chapter 6: Fruit Ripening and Quality

D. Grierson, and A.A. Kader

  • Tomato
1986

Damage Evaluation of Machine Harvested Fresh Market Tomatoes

H.E. Studer, P. Chen, A.A. Kader

  • Harvesting
  • Tomato
1981

Tomato Quality - What Is It?

M. Allen Stevens, and Adel A. Kader

  • Quality Evaluation
  • Tomato
March 1979

Chemical and Sensory Qualities of Fresh Market Tomatoes

Alley E. Watada, and Barbara B. Aulenbach

  • Tomato
1979

Potential for Increasing Tomato Flavor via Increased Sugar and Acid Content

M. Allen Stevens, Adel A. Kader, and Marjorie Albright

  • Tomato
1979

Tomato Fruit Color Measured with an Agtron E5-W Reflectance Spectrophotometer

Adel A. Kader, and Leonard L. Morris

  • Tomato
October 1978

Effects of Carbon Monoxide on Decay, Physiological Responses, Ripening, and Composition of Tomato Fruits

A. A. Kader, G. A. Chastagner, L. L. Morris, and J. M. Ogawa

  • Tomato
September 1978

Prompt Handling Reduces Processing-tomato Losses

Adel A. Kader, Leonard L. Morris

  • Processed Fruits and Vegetables
  • Tomato
May 1978

Postharvest Physiology of Tomatoes as Related to Transit and Marketing Problems

Leonard L. Morris, and Adel A. Kader

  • Marketing
  • Tomato
  • Transportation
April 1978

Evaluation of Two Objective Methods and a Subjective Rating Scale for Measuring Tomato Fruit Firmness

A. A. Kader, L. L. Morris, and P. Chen

  • Tomato
January 1978

Composition and Flavor Quality of Fresh Market Tomatoes as Influenced by Some Postharvest Handling Procedures

Adel A. Kader, Leonard L. Morris, M. Allen Stevens, and Marjorie Albright-Holton

  • Tomato
1978

Amino Acid Composition and Flavor of Fresh Market Tomatoes as Influenced by Fruit Ripeness When Harvested

Adel A. Kader, M. Allen Stevens, Marjorie Albright, and Leonard L. Morris

  • Tomato
1978

Handling Tomatoes at Wholesale and Retail: a Guide for Better Quality and Greater Profits

R.F. Kasmire, and A.A. Kader

  • Handling at Destination
  • Tomato
1978

Genotypic Variation for Flavor and Composition in Fresh Market Tomatoes

M. Allen Stevens, Adel A. Kader, Marjorie Albright-Holton, and Margaret Algazi

  • Tomato
September 1977

Intercultivar Variation in Composition of Locular and Pericarp Portions of Fresh Market Tomatoes

M. Allen Stevens, Adel A. Kader, and Marjorie Albright-Holton

  • Tomato
1977

Accumulation and Loss of Sugars and Reduced Ascorbic Acid in Attached and Detached Tomato Fruits

Luis A. Betancourt, M. Allen Stevens, and Adel A. Kader

  • Tomato
1977

Effect of Fruit Ripeness when Picked on Flavor and Composition in Fresh Market Tomatoes

Adel A. Kader, M. Allen Stevens, Marjorie Albright-Holton, Leonard L. Morris, and Margaret Algazi

  • Tomato
1977

Anatomical Changes Associated with the Development of Gold Fleck and Fruit Pox Symptoms on Tomato Fruit

R. Ilker, A.A. Kader, and L.L. Morris

  • Postharvest Pathology
  • Tomato
1977

In Vivo Measurement of Phytochrome in Tomato Fruit

Joseph J. Jen, Karl H. Norris, and Alley E. Watada

  • Tomato
1977

Red Light Advances Respiration and Ethylene Evolution in Ripening Tomatoes

Joseph J. Jen, and Alley E. Watada

  • Tomato
1977

Damage to Fresh Tomatoes Can Be Reduced

Richard F. MacLeod, Adel A. Kader, Leonard L. Morris

  • Tomato
December 1976

Stimulation of Ethylene and CO2 Production of Mature-green Tomatoes by Impact Bruising

R. F. MacLeod, A.A. Kader, and L.L. Morris

  • Ethylene and 1-MCP
  • Tomato
December 1976

California Market Tomatoes: Maturity, Ripening & Transit Temperatures

Robert F. Kasmire, A.A. Kader, L.L. Morris

  • Maturity
  • Tomato
  • Transportation
July 1976

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

Estimation of Chlorophyll and Carotenoid Contents of Whole Tomato by Light Absorbance Technique

Alley E. Watada, Karl H. Norris, John T. Worthington, and Davis R. Massie

  • Tomato
1976

Ethephon Response Favorable on Fresh Market Tomatoes...

William L. Sims, Robert F. Kasmire

  • Tomato
May 1972

Effectiveness of the Pressure-Load Meter in Measuring Firmness of Tomato Fruit

Francis E. Sobotka, Alley E. Watada, and Robert G. Diener

  • Tomato
1972

Postharvest Quality of High Pigment and Crimson Tomato Fruit

Craig Lampe, and Alley E. Watada

  • Tomato
1971

Cellulase in High Pigment and Crimson Tomato Fruit

Francis E. Sobotka and Alley E. Watada

  • Tomato
1971

Effects of Ethrel on Fruit Ripening of Tomatoes... Greenhouse, Field and Postharvest Trials

William L. Sims

  • Tomato
July 1969

Field Heat Removed Rapidly by Forced-Air Cooling of Vine-Ripe Tomatoes

R.F. Kasmire, R.A. Brendler, Rene Guillou

  • Cooling
  • Tomato
February 1960

Tomato presliced ripening conditions

M. Buccheri and M.I. Cantwell

  • Fresh-cut Vegetables
  • Tomato
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