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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Marisa Wall

Research Food Technologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Influence of modified atmosphere packaging on radiation tolerance in the phytosanitary pest melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Wall, M.M., Woodward, B. 2013. Influence of modified atmosphere packaging on radiation tolerance in the phytosanitary pest melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology.
Quality of fresh-cut purple fleshed sweet potatoes after x-ray irradiation treatment and refrigerated storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oner, M.E., Wall, M.M. 2013. Quality of fresh-cut purple fleshed sweet potatoes after x-ray irradiation treatment and refrigerated storage. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 48:2064-2070.
Effects of chitosan-based coatings containing peppermint essential oil on the quality of post-harvest papaya fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Picard, I., Hollingsworth, R.G., Wall, M.M., Nishijima, K., Salmeiri, S., Vu, K., Lacroix, M. 2013. Effects of chitosan-based coatings containing peppermint essential oil on the quality of post-harvest papaya fruit. International Journal of Postharvest Technology and Innovation. 3:178-189. DOI: 10.1504/IJPTI.2013.055845
Processing conditions for producing french fries from purple-fleshed sweetpotatoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oner, M.E., Wall, M.M. 2012. Processing conditions for producing french fries from purple-fleshed sweetpotatoes. Transactions of the ASABE. 55:2285-2291.
Papaya nutritional analysis - (Book / Chapter) - (26-Sep-12)
Antitumor activity of fermented noni exudates (fNE) and its fractions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, J., Chang, L., Wall, M.M., Wong, D., Yu, X., Wei, Y. 2013. Antitumor activity of fermented noni exudates (fNE) and its fractions. Molecular and Clinical Oncology. 1:161-164.
Improving the quality and safety of macadamia nuts - (Book / Chapter)
Wall, M.M. 2013. Improving the quality and safety of macadamia nuts. In: L. Harris (ed.), Improving the Safety and Quality of Nuts. Woodhead Publ., UK. pp. 274-296.
Papaya fruit quality management during the postharvest supply chain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sivakumar, D., Wall, M.M. 2013. Papaya fruit quality management during the postharvest supply chain. Food Reviews International. 29(1):24-48
Processing and cooking effects on the quality of purple-fleshed sweet potato fries - (Abstract Only)
Oner, M.E., Wall, M.M. 2012. Processing and cooking effects on the quality of purple-fleshed sweet potato fries. National Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists/Food Expo.
Properties of extruded expandable breadfruit products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, H., Pan, Z., Li, B., Atungulu, G.G., Olson, D.A., Wall, M.M., Mchugh, T.H. 2011. Properties of extruded expandable breadfruit products. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 46(1):326-334. DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2011.09.007.
Changes in antioxidant and fruit quality in hot water-treated ‘Hom Thong’ banana fruit during storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ummarat, N., T.K. Matsumoto, M.M. Wall, K. Seraypheap. 2011. Changes in antioxidant and fruit quality in hot water-treated ‘Hom Thong’ banana fruit during storage. Sci Hort. 130:801-807.
Phytosanitary irradiation for export of fresh produce: commercial adoption in Hawaii and current issues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Wall, M.M. 2011. Phytosanitary irradiation for export of fresh produce: commercial adoption in Hawaii and current issues. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 81(8):1064-1067.
Postharvest ripening and fermentation of noni fruit (Morinda citrifolia) in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M. 2011. Postharvest ripening and fermentation of noni fruit (Morinda citrifolia) in Hawaii. HortScience. 46(9):S272.
Influence of packaging on quality retention of Longans (Dimocarpus longan) under constant and fluctuating postharvest temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., Nishijima, K.A., Keith, L.M., Nagao, M. 2011. Influence of packaging on quality retention of Longans (Dimocarpus longan) under constant and fluctuating postharvest temperatures. HortScience. 46: 917-923.
Microorganisms and antifungal properties associated with noni (Morinda citrifolia) fruit and fermented juice in Hawaii - (Abstract Only)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Keith, L.M. 2011. Microorganisms and antifungal properties associated with noni (Morinda citrifolia) fruit and fermented juice in Hawaii. Phytopathology. 101:S129.
Tropical crop quality after quarantine treatment using irradiation - (Abstract Only)
Wall, M.M. 2011. Tropical crop quality after quarantine treatment using irradiation. HortScience. 46(9):S83
Field survey and fungicide screening of fungal pathogens of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruit rot in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Nagao, M. 2011. Field survey and fungicide screening of fungal pathogens of rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) fruit rot in Hawaii. HortScience. 46:730 - 735.
First report of association of Mucor circinelloides on noni (Morinda citrifolia) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Chang, L., Wei, Y., Wong, D.K. 2011. First report of association of Mucor circinelloides on noni (Morinda citrifolia) in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 360. DOI:10.1094/PDIS-11-10-0815
Evaluating Hawaii-Grown Papaya for Resistance to Internal Yellowing Disease Caused by Enterobacter cloacae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Fitch, M.M., Sugiyama, L.S., Keith, R.C., Nishijima, W.T. 2010. Evaluating Hawaii-Grown Papaya for Resistance to Internal Yellowing Disease Caused by Enterobacter cloacae. HortScience. 45(9):1357-1364. . HortScience.
Foliar fertilization as an alternative to hand thinning fruit in chlorate treated Dimocarpus longan Lour. trees in Hawaii. - (Abstract Only)
Matsumoto, T.K., M.A. Nagao, Francis T.P. Zee, K. A. Nishijima, L. Keith and M. Wall. 2010. Foliar fertilization as an alternative to hand thinning fruit in chlorate treated Dimocarpus longan Lour. trees in Hawaii. HortScience 45(8):S135.
Review of Research on Post Irradiation Fruit Quality of Blueberries and Peaches - (Abstract Only)
Wall, M.M. 2010. Review of Research on Post Irradiation Fruit Quality of Blueberries and Peaches. USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine Rpt. 9pp.
Potential anti-inflammatory phenolic glycosides from the medicinal plant Moringa oleifera fruits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chennpracha, S., Park, E., Yoshida, W., Barit, C., Wall, M.M., Pezzuto, J., Chang, L. 2010. Potential anti-inflammatory phenolic glycosides from the medicinal plant Moringa oleifera fruits. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 18:6598-6602.
Postharvest practices for managing the quality of longans and rambutans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., Nishijima, K.A., Keith, L.M., Nagao, M.A. 2010. Postharvest practices for managing the quality of longans and rambutans. Acta Horticulturae. 880: 473-480.
Yield and quality of field-grown Celosia and Gomphrena everlasting cut flowers at four planting densities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, S.R., Picchioni, G.A., Murray, L.W., Wall, M.M. 2010. Yield and quality of field-grown Celosia and Gomphrena everlasting cut flowers at four planting densities. HortTechnology. 20(3): 612-619.
Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.) - (Book / Chapter)
Wall, M.M., Sivakumar, D., Korsten, L. 2011. Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum L.). In: E. Yahia (ed.), Postharvest Biology and Technology of Tropical and Sub-Tropical Fruits. Woodhead Publ., UK. p. 312-333.
Functional lipid characteristics, oxidative stability, and antioxidant activity of macadamia nut (Macadamia integrifolia) cultivars. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2010. Functional lipid characteristics, oxidative stability, and antioxidant activity of macadamia nut (Macadamia integrifolia) cultivars. Food Chemistry. 121:1103-1108.
Variation in Sharwil avocado maturity during the harvest season and resistance to fruit fly infestation. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, N.J., Wall, M.M., Roboert, P.E., Follett, P.A. 2009. Variation in Sharwil avocado maturity during the harvest season and resistance to fruit fly infestation. HortScience. 44(6):1655-1661.
Postharvest quality of dragon fruit (Hylocereus spp.) after x-ray irradiation quarantine treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., Khan, S. 2008. Postharvest quality of dragon fruit (Hylocereus spp.) after x-ray irradiation quarantine treatment. HortScience. 43(7):2115-2119.
Physicochemical, nutritional, and microbial quality of fresh-cut and frozen papaya prepared from cultivars with varying resistance to internal yellowing disease (Enterobacter cloacae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., K.A. Nishijima, M.M. Fitch, and W.T. Nishijima. 2010. Physicochemical, nutritional and microbial quality of fresh-cut and frozen papaya prepared from cultivars with varying resistance to internal yellowing disease. Journal Food Quality. 33: 131-149.
Quality of postharvest horticultural crops after irradiation treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2008. Quality of postharvest horticultural crops after irradiation treatment. Stewart Postharvest Review (online) 2:1. Available from: http://www.stewartpostharvest.com/Vol4_2008/April_2008/Wall.htm
Atypical internal yellowing of papaya fruit in Hawaii caused by Enterobacter sakazakii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, R.C., K.A. Nishijima, L.M. Keith, M.M. Fitch, W.T. Nishijima, M.M. Wall. 2008. Atypical internal yellowing of papaya fruit in Hawaii caused by Enterobacter sakazakii. Plant Disease. 92:487.
Postharvest practices for longan and rambutan - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M. 2008. Postharvest practices for longan and rambutan. Proceedings 17th Annual International Tropical Fruit Conference. pp. 58-61.
Postharvest quality of specialty bananas after irradiation for quarantine security - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M. 2007. Postharvest quality of specialty bananas after irradiation for quarantine security. Proc. 2007 Australasian Postharvest Conf. 6 pp.
Papaya Varietal Resistance to Internal Yellowing: Reducing Food Safety Risk - (Other) - (21-Sep-07)
Major phenolic acids and total antioxidant activity in mamaki leaves, Pipturus albidus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kartika, H., Q.X. Li, M.M. Wall, S.T. Nakamoto, and W.T. Iwaoka. 2007. Major phenolic acids and total antioxidant activity in mamaki leaves, Pipturus albidus. Journal Food Science 72:S696-S701.
Potential heat treatments for quarantine security of exotic tropical fruits - (Abstract Only)
Wall, M., P. Follett, and J. Armstrong. 2007. Potential heat treatments for quarantine security of exotic tropical fruits. HortScience 42:982.
Stand establishment and yield potential of organically grown seeded and transplanted medicinal herbs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleitz, K.K., M.M. Wall, C.L. Falk, C.A. Martin, M.D. Remmenga, S.J. Guldan, 2008. Stand establishment and yield potential of organically grown seeded and transplanted medicinal herbs. HortTechnology. 18:116-121.
Demonstrating Pathogenicity of Enterobacter cloacae on Macadamia and Identifying Associated Volatiles of Gray Kernel of Macadamia in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Siderhurst, M.S. 2007. Demonstrating pathogenicity of Enterobacter cloacae on macadamia and identifying associated volatiles of gray kernel of macadamia in Hawaii. Plant Dis. 91:1221-1228.
Production of Internal Yellowing Symptoms on Resistant and Susceptible Papaya Cultivars by Enterobacter cloacae at Varying Inoculum Concentrations - (Abstract Only)
Nishijima, KA, RC Keith, MM Fitch, MM Wall, LS Sugiyama, and WT Nishijima. 2007. Production of internal yellowing symptoms on resistant and susceptible papaya cultivars by Enterobacter cloacae at varying inoculum concentrations. Phytopathology 97 (7): S84
Coloration and growth of red lettuce grown under UV-radiation transmitting and non-transmitting covers - (Proceedings)
Shioshita, R., J. Enoka, D.K. Aiona, C.S. Young, W.S. Sakai, M.M. Wall. 2007. Coloration and growth of red lettuce grown under UV-radiation transmitting and non-transmitting covers. Acta Hort. 761:221-226
Vitamin C and Mineral Content of Longan, Lychee, and Rambutan Cultivars - (Abstract Only)
Wall, M.M. 2006. Vitamin C and mineral content of longan, lychee, and rambutan cultivars. Proceedings 15th Annual International Tropical Fruit Conference. PP 30-35.
Postharvest quality and ripening of Dwarf Brazilian bananas (Musa sp.)after x-ray irradiation quarantine treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2007. Postharvest quality and ripening of Dwarf Brazilian bananas (Musa sp.)after x-ray irradiation quarantine treatment. HortScience 42:130-134.
Postharvest Research for Tropical Fruit in the U.S. Pacific Basin - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M. 2007. Postharvest research for tropical fruit in the U.S. Pacific Basin. Proc. 2006 Tropical Fruit Production and Handling Workshop. Miami, FL. pp. 123-125.
Vitamin and Mineral Content of Tropical Fruit Cultivars Grown in Hawaii - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M. 2006. Vitamin and mineral content of tropical fruit cultivars grown in Hawaii. 30th National Nutrient Databank Conference, Honolulu, HI. Abstract booklet.
Update of Gray Kernel Disease of Macadamia - 2006 - (Other)
Nishijima, K.A., Wall, M.M., Siderhurst, M.S. 2006. Update of gray kernel disease of macadamia. Proc. Hawaii Macadamia Nut Assoc. 46th Annual Conf. pp. 16-25.
Carbohydrate Composition and Color Development During Drying and Roasting of Macadamia Nuts (Macadamia Integrifolia) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., Gentry, T.S. 2007. Carbohydrate composition and color development during drying and roasting of macadamia nuts (macadamia integrifolia). LWT-Food Science and Technology 40:587-593.
Ascorbic Acid, Provitamin A, and Mineral Composition of Banana (Musa SP.) and Papaya (Carica Papaya) Cultivars Grown in Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2006. Ascorbic acid, provitamin A, and mineral composition of banana (Musa sp.) and papaya (Carica papaya) cultivars grown in Hawaii. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 19:434-455.
Ascorbic Acid and Mineral Composition of Longan (Dimocarpus Longan), Lychee (Litchee Chinensis), and Rambutan (Nephelium Lappaceum) Cultivars Grown in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2006. Ascorbic acid and mineral composition of longan (Dimocarpus longan), lychee (Litchee chinensis), and rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum) cultivars grown in Hawaii. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 19:655-663.
Sugar Composition and Color Development During Drying and Roasting of Macadamia Nuts - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M., Gentry, T.S. 2005. Sugar composition and color development during drying and roasting of macadamia nuts. Proceedings of the Hawaii Macadamia Nut Association 45th Annual Conference. P11-19.
Vitamin and Mineral Content of Hawaii’s Papaya Cultivars - (Proceedings)
Wall, M.M. 2006. Vitamin and mineral content of Hawaii’s papaya cultivars. Proc. 41st Annual Hawaii Papaya Industry Assoc. Conf. pp. 7-17.
Rapid Method for on-Farm Quality Evaluation of Macadamia Nuts - (Other)
Gentry, T., Wall, M.M., Nagao, M. 2005. Rapid method for on-farm quality evaluation of macadamia nuts. University of Hawaii CTAHR Cooperative Extension Guide F&N-11a, 4 pp.
Storage Quality and Composition of Sweetpotato Roots after Quarantine Treatment Using Low Doses of X-Ray Irradiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2005. Storage quality and composition of sweetpotato roots after quarantine treatment using low doses of x-ray irradiation. Hortscience 40:424-427.
Ripening Behavior and Quality of Brazilian Bananas (Musa SP.) Following Hot Water Immersion for Disinfestation of Surface Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2004. Ripening behavior and quality of brazilian bananas (musa sp.) following hot water immersion for disinfestation of surface insects. Hortscience 39:1349-1353.
Compositional and Sensory Analyses of Sweet Potatoes after X-Ray Irradiation Quarantine Treatment. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M. 2004. Compositional and sensory analyses of sweetpotatoes after x-ray irradiation quarantine treatment. Hortscience 39:574-577.
Numex Garnet Paprika - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walker, S., Wall, M.M., Bosland, P.W. 2004. Numex garnet paprika. Hortscience 39:629-630.
Yield Potential of Selected Medicinal Herbs at Three Plant Spacings in New Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleitz, K.M., Wall, M.M., Falk, C.L., Martin, C.A., Remmenga, M.D., Guldan, S.J. 2003. Yield potential of selected medicinal herbs grown at three plant spacings in New Mexico. HortTechnology. 13(4):631-636.
Yield and Quality of Machine Harvested Red Chile Peppers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wall, M.M., Walker, S., Wall, A.D., Hughs, E., Phillips, R. 2003. Yield and quality of machine harvested red chile peppers. HortTechnology. 13(2):296-302.
Last Modified: 8/22/2012