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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jinhe Bai

Research Plant Physiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of edible coatings to preserve physico-chemical and sensory quality for fresh and cooked zucchini products - (Proceedings) - (03-Nov-14)
High incidence of preharvest colonization of huanglongbing-symptomatic Citrus sinensis fruit by Lasiodiplodia theobromae (Diplodia natalensis) and exacerbation of postharvest fruit decay by that fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Bai, J., Mccollum, T.G., Baldwin, E.A. 2015. High incidence of preharvest colonization of huanglongbing-symptomatic Citrus sinensis fruit by Lasiodiplodia theobromae (Diplodia natalensis) and exacerbation of postharvest fruit decay by that fungus. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81(1):364-372.
Pre- and Postharvest Quality Problems Associated with Greening in Sweet Orange Fruits - (Abstract Only) - (21-Aug-14)
Volatile Profile Comparison of USDA Sweet Orange-like Hybrids versus ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Ambersweet’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Hearn, J., Driggers, R.E., Stover, E.W. 2014. Volatile Profile Comparison of USDA Sweet Orange-like Hybrids versus ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Ambersweet’. HortScience. 49(10):1262-1267.
Fruit Flavor - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Aug-14)
Efficacy of monitoring the sensory taste characteristics in pomegranate juice with electronic tongue, and chemical measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Jul-14)
Citrus fruit quality assessment; producer and consumer perspectives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J., Ritenour, M., Plotto, A. 2014. Citrus fruit quality assessment; producer and consumer perspectives. Stewart Postharvest Review. 2:1-7.
Effect of blending Huanglongbing (HLB) disease affected orange juice with juice from healthy oranges on flavor quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jun-14)
The pharmacokinetics and health benefits of orange peel compounds - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
Suppression of volatile production in tomato fruit exposed to chilling temperature and alleviation of chilling injury by a pre-chilling heat treatment - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
Identification of a strawberry flavor gene candidate using an integrated genetic-genomic-analytical chemistry approach - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, A., Pillet, J., Plotto, A., Bai, J., Whitaker, V., Folta, K. 2014. Identification of a strawberry flavor gene candidate using an integrated genetic-genomic-analytical chemistry approach. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:217-231. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-217
Antimicrobial activity of controlled-release chlorine dioxide gas on fresh blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, X., Bai, J., Ference, C.M., Wang, Z., Narciso, J.A., Zhou, K. 2014. Antimicrobial activity of controlled-release chlorine dioxide gas on fresh blueberries. Journal of Food Protection. 77:1127-1132.
Effects of Chitosan-Essential Oil Coatings on Safety and Quality of Fresh Blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, X., Narciso, J.A., Wang, Z., Ference, C.M., Bai, J., Zhou, K. 2014. Effects of Chitosan-Essential Oil Coatings on Safety and Quality of Fresh Blueberries. Journal of Food Science. 79(5):955-960. Available: doi:10.llll/l750-3841.12447
Update on Sensory Evaluation of University of Florida Strawberry Selections - (Proceedings)
Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J., Narciso, J.A., Whitaker, V., Chandler, C. 2014. Update on Sensory Evaluation of University of Florida Strawberry Selections. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:247-250.
Volatile Profile Comparison of USDA Sweet-Orange-Like Hybrids and Standard Sweet Oranges - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Stover, E.W., Driggers, R.E., Hearn, J. 2014. Volatile Profile Comparison of USDA Sweet-Orange-Like Hybrids and Standard Sweet Oranges . Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:216.
Plant physiological response of strawberry fruit to chlorine dioxide gas treatment during postharvest storage - (Proceedings)
Wang, Z., Narciso, J.A., Biotteau, A., Plotto, A., Bai, J. 2014. Plant physiological response of strawberry fruit to chlorine dioxide gas treatment during postharvest storage. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:192-195.
Extraction of DNA from orange juice and detection of bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Liao, H., Zhao, W., Kostenyuk, I., Burns, J., Irey, M. 2013. Extraction of DNA from orange juice and detection of bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by real-time PCR. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:9339-9346.
Effect of chemical compounds on electronic tongue response to citrus juices - (Proceedings)
Raithore, S., Bai, J., Irey, M., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A. 2014. Effect of chemical compounds on electronic tongue response to citrus juices. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. 126:239-242.
Secondary metabolite composition in Citrus x Poncirus trifoliata hybrids - (Proceedings)
Deterre, S., Mccollum, T.G., Leclair, C., Bai, J., Manthey, J.A., Salvatore, J.J., Raithore, S., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A. 2014. Secondary metabolite composition in Citrus x Poncirus trifoliata hybrids. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 126:206-215.
Volatile profile comparison of USDA sweet-orange-like hybrids vs ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Ambersweet’ - (Abstract Only)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Driggers, R.E., Hearn, J., Stover, E.W. 2013. Volatile profile comparison of USDA sweet-orange-like hybrids vs ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Ambersweet’[abstract]. The Florida State Horticultural Society Annual Meeting, June 2-4, 2013, Sarasota, Florida.
Effect of nutritional spray regimes on orange juice flavor quality and juiceLiberibacter (CLAS) DNA detection - (Proceedings)
Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J., Plotto, A., Manthey, J.A., Narciso, J.A., Dea, S., Irey, M. 2012. Effect of nutritional spray regimes on orange juice flavor quality and juiceLiberibacter (CLAS) DNA detection. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:239-242.
Effect of Extraction, Pasteurization and Cold Storage on Flavonoids and other Secondary Metabolites in Fresh Orange Juice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Ford, B.L., Manthey, J.A., Luzio, G.A., Cameron, R.G., Narciso, J.A., Baldwin, E.A. 2013. Effect of Extraction, Pasteurization and Cold Storage on Flavonoids and other Secondary Metabolites in Fresh Orange Juice. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 93:2771-2781.
Detection of 16S rDNA of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by quantitative real-time PCR - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Liao, H., Kostenyuk, I., Burns, J., Irey, M. 2012. Detection of 16S rDNA of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus by quantitative real-time PCR. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. 125:233-238.
Gas chromatography-olfactometry analyses of volatiles produced by ‘Fallglo’ and ‘US Early Pride’ mandarins - (Proceedings)
Leclair, C., Plotto, A., Mccollum, T.G., Bai, J., Biotteau, A., Baldwin, E.A., Reyes-De-Corcuera, J., Chervin, C. 2012. Gas chromatography-olfactometry analyses of volatiles produced by ‘Fallglo’ and ‘US Early Pride’ mandarins. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:264-271.
Residual effects of low oxygen storage of mature green fruit on ripening processes and ester biosynthesis during ripening in bananas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Imahori, Y., Yamamoto, K., Tanaka, H., Bai, J. 2013. Residual effects of low oxygen storage of mature green fruit on ripening processes and ester biosynthesis during ripening in bananas. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 77:19-27.
Transitional Effects of Double-Lateral Drip Irrigation and Straw Mulch on Irrigation Water Consumption, Mineral Nutrition, Yield, and Storability of Sweet Cherry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yin, X., Long, L., Huang, X., Jaja, N., Bai, J., Seavert, C., Roux, J. 2012. Transitional Effects of Double-Lateral Drip Irrigation and Straw Mulch on Irrigation Water Consumption, Mineral Nutrition, Yield, and Storability of Sweet Cherry. HortTechnology. 22(4):484-492.
New Postharvest Technologies - (Abstract Only) - (11-Apr-12)
Application of real-time PCR to postharvest physiology – DNA isolation - (Abstract Only) - (11-Apr-12)
Postharvest Storage of Vegetables - (Abstract Only) - (11-Apr-12)
Reference gene selection, primer design and amplification interference of quantitative real-time PCR in tomato and orange subjected to environmental and disease stress - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-12)
Quantification of Las gene by qPCR from orange juice extracted from Huanglongbing infected fruit - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-12)
The effect of nutritional spray regimes on orange juice quality in relation to juice Las DNA detection - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-12)
Stability of headspace volatiles in a ‘Fallglo’ tangerine juice-NaCl matrix system at room temperature - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A. 2011. Stability of headspace volatiles in a ‘Fallglo’ tangerine juice-NaCl matrix system at room temperature. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 124:207-212.
Effect of extraction method on quality of orange juice: hand-squeezed, commercial-fresh squeezed and processed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J., Plotto, A., Cameron, R.G., Luzio, G.A., Narciso, J.A., Manthey, J.A., Widmer, W.W., Ford, B.L. 2012. Effect of extraction method on quality of orange juice: hand-squeezed, commercial-fresh squeezed and processed. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 92:2029-2042.
Effects of high temperatures on UV-B/visible irradiation induced postharvest anthocyanin accumulation in ‘Yunhongli No. 1’ (Pyrus pyrifolia Nakai) pears - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Yu, B., Bai, J., Qian, M., Shu, Q., Su, J., Teng, Y. 2012. Effects of high temperatures on UV-B/visible irradiation induced postharvest anthocyanin accumulation in ‘Yunhongli No. 1’ (Pyrus pyrifolia Nakai) pears. Scientia Horticulturae. 134:53-59.
Total phenol content of guava fruit and development of an in vitro regeneration protocol amenable to genetic improvement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sitther, V., Harris, D.L., Dhekney, S., Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Yadav, A. 2011. Total phenol content of guava fruit and development of an in vitro regeneration protocol amenable to genetic improvement. International Journal Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health. 4:225-236.
Ethanol vapor and saprophytic yeast treatments reduce decay and maintain quality of intact and fresh-cut cherries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Plotto, A., Spotts, R., Rattanapanone, N. 2011. Ethanol vapor and saprophytic yeast treatments reduce decay and maintain quality of intact and fresh-cut cherries. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 62:204-212.
Evaluation of the impact of hot water treatment on the sensory quality of fresh tomatoes - (Proceedings)
Loayza, F.E., Brecht, J.K., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J. 2012. Evaluation of the impact of hot water treatment on the sensory quality of fresh tomatoes. Acta Horticulturae. 934:1305-1311.
Electronic noses and tongues: Applications for the food and pharmaceutical industries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J., Plotto, A., Dea, S. 2011. Electronic noses and tongues: Applications for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Sensors. 11:4744-4766.
Chilling and heating may regulate C6 volatile aroma production by different mechanisms in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Imahori, Y., Kostenyuk, I., Burns, J., Brecht, J.K. 2011. Chilling and heating may regulate C6 volatile aroma production by different mechanisms in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 60:111-120.
Sensory and quality evaluation of selected citrus hybrids - (Abstract Only) - (28-Jan-11)
Chilling temperatures affect flavor quality - (Abstract Only) - (28-Jan-11)
Coatings for fresh fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Bai,J., Plotto,A. 2012. Coatings for fresh fruits and vegetables. In: Baldwin, E.A.,Hagenmaier, R.,Bai, J.,editors. Edible Coatings and Films to Improve Food Quality. 2nd edition. Boca Raton,FL:CRC Press. p.185-242.
Introduction: Edible Coatings and Films to Improve Food Quality - (Book / Chapter)
Baldwin, E.A., Hagenmaier, R.D., Bai, J. 2011. Introduction. In: Baldwin, E.A., Hagenmaier, R., Bai, J., editors. Edible Coatings and Films to Improve Food Quality. 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p.1-12.
A comparison of processed and fresh squeezed ‘Hamlin’ orange juice - nutrients and phytonutrients - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Ford, B.L., Manthey, J.A., Baldwin, E.A. 2010. A comparison of processed and fresh squeezed ‘Hamlin’ orange juice - nutrients and phytonutrients. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:207-212.
A comparison of processed and fresh squeezed ‘Hamlin’ orange juice - flavor quality - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E., Plotto, A., Cameron, R., Ford, B.L., Luzio, G., Manthey, J., Narciso, J., Dea, S. 2010. A comparison of processed and fresh squeezed ‘Hamlin’ orange juice - flavor quality. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:199-206.
Improved removal of ascorbate interference in the folin-ciocalteu assay of “total phenolic content” - (Proceedings)
Ford, B.L., Bai, J., Manthey, J., Baldwin, E.A. 2010. Improved removal of ascorbate interference in the folin-ciocalteu assay of “total phenolic content”. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:220-222.
Electronic nose for detecting strawberry fruit maturity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, X., Bai, J., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E., Whitaker, V., Rouseff, R. 2010. Electronic nose for detecting strawberry fruit maturity. Proceedings Florida State Horticultural Science. 123:259-263.
Effect of 1-methylcycloprene on tomato flavour components, shelf life and decay as influenced by harvest maturity and storage temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E., Plotto, A., Narciso, J., Bai, J. 2011. Effect of 1-methylcyclopropene on tomato flavour components, shelf life and decay as influenced by harvest maturity and storage temperature. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 91:969-980.
Quality characteristics of freshly squeezed orange juice in comparison to commercial products - (Abstract Only) - (16-Oct-10)
Determination of blueberry and strawberry maturity and aroma quality and effect of HLB on orange juice aroma: comparison of Z-nose, E-nose and GC-MS technologies - (Abstract Only) - (16-Oct-10)
Improved Folin-Ciocalteu assay of “total phenolic content” by removal of ascorbate and dehydroascorbate - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-10)
Effect of Huanglongbing (HLB) disease on orange fruit flavor - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-10)
Inhibition of volatile compounds derived from fatty acid oxygenation with chilling and heating treatments and their influences on the oxylipin pathawy gene expression and enzyme activity levels in tomato (Solanum lycopersicon - (Abstract Only) - (14-Jun-10)
Update on the effect of HLB on orange juice flavor and other quality factors - (Abstract Only) - (15-May-10)
Use of electronic nose and tongue for separation of fruit aromas and non-aroma compounds for quality evaluation - (Abstract Only) - (15-May-10)
Improved removal of ascorbate interference in the Folin-Ciocalteu assay of “total phenolic content" - (Abstract Only) - (25-Mar-10)
A comparison of commercially processed and fresh squeezed juice: nutrients and phytonutrients - (Abstract Only) - (23-Mar-10)
A comparison of commercially processed and fresh squeezed juice: quality components - (Abstract Only) - (23-Mar-10)
Electronic nose for detecting strawberry fruit maturity - (Abstract Only) - (23-Mar-10)
Influence of chilling and heating stress on oxidative parameters and antioxidant systems in tomato - (Abstract Only) - (16-Mar-10)
Evaluation of the impact of hot water treatment on flavor compounds of fresh tomatoes - (Abstract Only) - (16-Mar-10)
Evaluation of the impact of hot water treatment on the sensory quality of fresh tomatoes - (Abstract Only) - (25-Feb-10)
Response of the ascorbate-glutathione cycle to storage temperature in carambola fruit - (Abstract Only) - (12-Feb-10)
Toward a facile method to remove ascorbate interference in the Folin-Ciocalteu assay of "total phenolic content" - (Abstract Only) - (12-Feb-10)
Effect of Huanglongbing (HLB) disease on orange juice flavor - (Abstract Only) - (10-Feb-10)
Evaluation of the impact of hot water treatment on the sensory quality of fresh tomatoes - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jan-10)
Pome fruits - (Book / Chapter)
Bai, J., Prange, R.K., Toivonen, P.M.A. 2009. Pome fruits. In: Yahia, E.M. Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 267-285.
Effect of Liberibacter infection (Huanglongbing disease) of citrus on orange fruit physiology and fruit/fruit juice quality: chemical and physical analyses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E., Plotto, A., Manthey, J., Mccollum, G., Bai, J., Irey, M., Cameron, R., Luzio, G. 2010. Effect of Liberibacter infection (Huanglongbing disease) of citrus on orange fruit physiology and fruit/fruit juice quality: chemical and physical analyses. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:1247-1262.
Harvest maturity, pre-cutting wash and post-processing dip to improve quality of fresh-cut carambola fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Narciso, J., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E. 2009. Harvest maturity, pre-cutting wash, and post-processing dip to improve quality of fresh-cut carambola fruit. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122:338-342.
Effect of seasonal variation on quality of ‘Valencia’ orange - (Abstract Only)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E., Plotto, A., Manthey, J., Mccollum, T., Irey, M., Luzio, G. 2009. Effect of seasonal variation on quality of ‘Valencia’ orange. Subtropical Technology Conference Proceedings. 60:18-19.
Influence of harvest time on quality of ‘Valencia’ oranges and juice - (Proceedings)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Manthey, J.A., Mccollum, T.G., Irey, M., Luzio, G.A. 2009. Influence of harvest time on quality of ‘Valencia’ oranges and juice. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 122: 308-315.
Physiology of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Baldwin, E.A., Bai, J. 2010. Physiology of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. In: Martin-Belloso, O., Soliva-Fortuny, R., editors. Advances in Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables Processing. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 87-113.
Food safety of fresh fruits and vegetables – What can be done to minimize the risks? - (Abstract Only) - (02-May-09)
Surface treatments and coatings to maintain fresh cut mango quality in storage - (Abstract Only)
Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A., Narciso, J.A., Bai, J., Rattanapanone, N. 2009. Surface treatments and coatings to maintain fresh cut mango quality in storage. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP12.
Influence of harvest time on flavor in ‘Valencia’ orange - (Abstract Only)
Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Manthey, J.A., Bai, J., Mccollum, T.G., Irey, M. 2009. Influence of harvest time on flavor in ‘Valencia’ orange. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP3.
Harvest maturity and post-processing dip to improve quality of fresh-cut carambola fruit - (Abstract Only)
Bai, J., Narciso, J., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E. 2009. Harvest maturity and post-processing dip to improve quality of fresh-cut carambola fruit. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP11.
Combination of 1-Methylcyclopropene and ethoxyquin to control superficial scald of 'Anjou' pears - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Yin, X., Whitaker, B.D., Deschuytter, K., Chen, P.M. 2009. Combination of 1-Methylcyclopropene and ethoxyquin to control superficial scald of 'Anjou' pears. HortTechnology. 19(3):521-525.
Pear responses to split fertigation and band placement of nitrogen and phosphorus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yin, X., Bai, J., Seavert, C.F. 2009. Pear responses to split fertigation and band placement of nitrogen and phosphorus. HortTechnology. 19(3):586-592.
An update on the effect of citrus greening on flavor components of orange juice over several seasons - (Abstract Only)
Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Mccollum, T.G., Manthey, J.A., Irey, M., Bai, J. 2008. An update on the effect of citrus greening on flavor components of orange juice over several seasons. Subtropical Technology Conference Proceedings. 59:40-42.
Effect of harvest maturity on quality of fresh-cut pear salad - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, J., Wu, P., Manthey, J., Goodner, K., Baldwin, E. 2009. Effect of harvest maturity on quality of fresh-cut pear salad. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 51:250-256.
The use of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on fresh-cut fruits and vegetables - (Abstract Only)
Bai, J., Baldwin, E.A. 2008. The use of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) on fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP12.
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