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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

DAVID M. OBENLAND (DAVE)

Plant Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Assessing factors influencing the postharvest quality of California mandarins - Variability in waxing-induced ethanol and aroma volatile production among mandarin varieties - (Trade Journal)
Arpaia, M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Obenland, D.M. 2013. Assessing factors influencing the postharvest quality of California mandarins - Variability in waxing-induced ethanol and aroma volatile production among mandarin varieties. Citrograph. 36-39.
The influence of post-veraison foliar potassium applications on table grape quality - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, S., Obenland, D.M., Van Zyl, S., Gabler, F., Smilanick, J.L. 2013. The influence of post-veraison foliar potassium applications on table grape quality. American Society of Horticulture Science Annual Meeting, July 22-25, 2013, Palm Desert, California. p. 122.
Mandarin flavor and aroma volatile composition are strongly influenced by holding temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2013. Mandarin flavor and aroma volatile composition are strongly influenced by holding temperature. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 82:6-14.
The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walse, S.S., Liu, Y., Myers, S., Simmons, G., Obenland, D.M., Bellamy, D.E., Tebbets, J.S. 2013. The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(3):1155-1163.
Changes in the sensory perception of 'Hass' avocado during fruit maturation and ripening - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Negm, F., Arpaia, M. 2013. Changes in the sensory perception of 'Hass' avocado during fruit maturation and ripening. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference, January 12-16, 2013, San Diego, California. W072.
High Temperature CO2 Treatments for Inshell Walnuts - (Proceedings)
Prasantha, R., Obenland, D.M., Walse, S.S., Johnson, J.A. 2012. High Temperature CO2 Treatments for Inshell Walnuts. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, November 6-8, 2012, San Diego, California. 37:1-4.
Effect of gamma irradiation treatment at phytosanitary dose levels on the quality of ‘Lane Late’ navel oranges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcdonald, H., Arpaia, M., Capraso, F., Obenland, D.M., Were, L., Rakovski, C., Prakash, A. 2013. Effect of gamma irradiation treatment at phytosanitary dose levels on the quality of ‘Lane Late’ navel oranges. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 86:91-99.
The treatment of fresh fruit from California with methyl bromide for postharvest control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) - (Proceedings) - (24-May-12)
Mandarin flavor and aroma volatile composition are strongly influenced by holding temperature - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2012. Mandarin flavor and aroma volatile composition are strongly influenced by holding temperature [abstract]. American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Meeting. p. 20.
Influence of maturity and ripening on aroma volatiles and flavor in avocado - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2012. Influence of maturity and ripening on aroma volatiles and flavor in avocado. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 71:41-50.
Impact of High Temperature Forced Air Heating of Navel Oranges on Quality Attributes, Sensory Parameters, and Flavor Volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2012. Impact of High Temperature Forced Air Heating of Navel Oranges on Quality Attributes, Sensory Parameters, and Flavor Volatiles. HortScience. 47:386-390.
Variability in waxing-induced ethanol and aroma volatile production among mandarin genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Arpaia, M. 2012. Variability in waxing-induced ethanol and aroma volatile production among mandarin genotypes. Acta Horticulturae. 945:405-412.
Evaluation of a rapid, portable and easy-to-use device to measure acidity in citrus - (Trade Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2011. Evaluation of a rapid, portable and easy-to-use device to measure acidity in citrus. Citrograph. 2(3):41-43.
The science behind the proposed maturity standard change - (Trade Journal)
Arpaia, M., Collin, S., Fjeld, K.A., Sievert, J., Obenland, D.M. 2011. The science behind the proposed maturity standard change. Citrograph. 2(3):24-33.
Assessing factors influencing the postharvest quality of California mandarins - (Trade Journal)
Arpaia, M., Obenland, D.M. 2011. Assessing factors influencing the postharvest quality of California mandarins. Citrograph. 2(2):37-40.
Nectarine promotes longevity in Drosophila melanogaster - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olga, B., Weng, P., Sun, X., Alberico, T., Laslo, M., Obenland, D.M., Zou, S. 2011. Nectarine promotes longevity in Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 50(11):1669-1678.
Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality - (Popular Publication)
Smilanick, J.L., Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Mackey, B.E. 2011. Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality. Citrograph. 2(2):27-31.
Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Smilanick, J.L., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay. HortTechnology. 20:991-995.
Storage temperature and time influences sensory quality of mandarin oranges by altering soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatile composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Mackey, B.E., Sievert, J., Arpaia, M. 2011. Storage temperature and time influences sensory quality of mandarin oranges by altering soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatile composition. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:187-193.
Extending the use of ultraviolet light for fruit quality sorting in citrus packinghouses - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Smilanick, J.L. 2010. Extending the use of ultraviolet light for fruit quality sorting in citrus packinghouses. Annual Meeting Horticultural Society, August 2-5, 2010, Palm Desert, California. 45(8):S306.
Implementation of CATTS treatment using boxed/palletized peaches and nectarines - (Proceedings)
Obenland, D.M., Neven, L.G. 2008. Implementation of CATTS treatment using boxed/palletized peaches and nectarines. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, November 10-13, 2009, San Diego, CA. 89:1-3.
Relationship of soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatiles to flavor in late-season navel oranges - (Proceedings)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Fjeld, K., Arpaia, M. 2009. Relationship of soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatiles to flavor in late-season navel oranges. Sixth International Postharvest Symposium, April 8-12, 2009, Antalya, Turkey. 877:749-755.
Relationship of soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatiles to flavor in late-season navel oranges - (Proceedings)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Fjeld, K., Arpaia, M. 2009. Relationship of soluble solids, acidity and aroma volatiles to flavor in late-season navel oranges. Sixth International Postharvest Symposium, April 8-12, 2009, Antalya, Turkey. p. 140.
Peel fluorescence as a means to identify freeze-damaged oranges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Fjeld, K., Arpaia, M., Thompson, J., Slaughter, D. 2009. Peel fluorescence as a means to identify freeze-damaged oranges. HortTechnology. 19:379-384.
Determinants of flavor acceptability during the maturation of navel oranges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Mackey, B.E., Sievert, J., Field, K., Arpaia, M. 2009. Determinants of flavor acceptability during the maturation of navel oranges. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 55(2):2009:156-163.
A comparison of the use of BrimA versus soluble solids/titratable acidity ratio as a maturity standard for navel oranges - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Arpaia, M., Collin, S., Sievert, J. 2008. A comparison of the use of BrimA versus soluble solids/titratable acidity ratio as a maturity standard for navel oranges. International Citrus Congress Proceedings. p. 267.
Alterations in protein expression associated with the development of mealiness in peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Vensel, W.H., Hurkman, W.J. 2008. Alterations in protein expression associated with the development of mealiness in peaches. Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 83(1):85-93.
Non-destructive freeze damage detection in oranges using machine vision and ultraviolet fluorescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slaughter, D.C., Obenland, D.M., Thompson, J.F., Arpaia, M.L. 2008. Non-destructive freeze damage detection in oranges using machine vision and ultraviolet fluorescence. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 48(3) 341-346.
Commercial Packing and Storage of Navel Oranges Alters Aroma Volatiles and Reduces Flavor Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Field, K., Toyota, M., Doctor, J., Arpaia, M. 2008. Commercial Packing and Storage of Navel Oranges Alters Aroma Volatiles and Reduces Flavor Quality. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 47(2):159-167.
Exposure to ultraviolet light as a means of predicting damage in oranges exposed to freezing conditions - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Arpaia, M., Margosan, D.A., Slaughter, D., Thompson, J., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Field, K. 2008. Exposure to ultraviolet light as a means of predicting damage in oranges exposed to freezing conditions. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 42(4):980.
Confirmation and Efficacy Tests Against Codling Moth and Oriental Fruit Moth in Peaches and Nectarines Using Combination Heat and Controlled Atmosphere Treatments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neven, L.G., Rehfield, L.M., Obenland, D.M. 2006. Confirmation and efficacy tests against codling moth and oriental fruit moth in peaches and nectarines using combination heat and controlled atmosphere treatments. J. Econ. Entomol. 99(5): 1610-1619.
Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging Allows Early Detection and Localization of Lemon Rind Injury Following Hot Water Treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W. 2005. Chlorophyll fluorescence imaging allows early detection and localization of lemon rind injury following hot water treatment. Hortscience 40(6):1821-1823.
Peach and Nectarine Quality Following Treatment with High Temperature Forced Air Combined with Controlled Atmospheres - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W., Mackey, B.E., Neven, L.G. 2005. Peach and nectarine quality following treatment with high temperature forced air combined with controlled atmospheres. Hortscience 40(5):1425-1430.
Forced Hot Air Treatment of Stone Fruit to Inhibit the Development of Mealiness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W. 2005. Forced hot air treatment of stone fruit to inhibit the development of mealiness. Acta Horticulturae 682:1171-1178
A General Method for Tw-Dimensional Protein Electrophoresis of Fruit Samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barraclough, D., Obenland, D.M., Laing, W., Carrol, T. 2003. A general method for tw-dimensional protein electrophoresis of fruit samples. Postharvest Biology and Technology 32(2004):175-181
Organic Quarantine Treatments for Pome and Stone Fruits - (Abstract Only)
Neven, L.G., Obenland, D.M., Drake, S.R., Hallman, G.J. 2003. Organic quarantine treatments for pome and stone fruits. Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Research Conference Proceedings. San Diego, CA. 2 pages.
Volatile Emissions of Navel Oranges As Predictors of Freeze Damage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Aung, L.H., Bridges, D.L., Mackey, B.E. Volatile emissions of navel oranges as predictors of freeze damage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2003. v. 51(11). p. 3367-3371.
Chlorophyll Fluorescence Imaging to Detect Postharvest Quarantine-Induced Citrus Rind Injury - (Proceedings)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W. 2003. Chlorophyll fluorescence imaging to detect postharvest quarantine-induced citrus rind injury. HortScience 38:855
Stone Fruit Qualty Following High Temperature/controlled Atmosphere Treatment - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Neipp, P.W., Neven, L.G. Stone fruit qualty following high temperature/controlled atmosphere treatment. Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Research Conference Proceedings.
Expansin Protein Levels Decline with the Development of Mealiness in Peaches - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Crisosto, C.H., Rose, J.K.C. Expansin protein levels decline with development of mealiness in peaches. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 2003. v. 29. p. 11-18.
Essential Oils and Chilling Injury in Lemon - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Apr-96)
Release of D-Limonene from Non-Injured and Injured Lemons Treated with Hot Water and Cold Temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Nov-95)
Last Modified: 2/24/2014
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