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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Metabolomic and Microbial Profiling of Tropical/subtropical Fruits and Small Fruits for Quality Factors and Microbial Stability

Location: Citrus and Other Subtropical Products Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Identification of sulphur volatiles and GC-olfactometry aroma profiling in two fresh tomato cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Sep-14)
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 vs. ‘Hamlin’ and ‘Ambersweet’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-Aug-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)
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.
Correlation between sensory and instrumental measurements of standard and crisp-texture southern highbush blueberries(Vaccinium corymbosum L. interspecific hybrids) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Olmsted, J., Blaker, K. 2014. Correlation between sensory and instrumental measurements of standard and crisp-texture southern highbush blueberries(Vaccinium corymbosum L. interspecific hybrids). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 94:2785-2793.
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.
Interactions and thresholds of limonin and nomilin in bitterness perception in orange juice and other matrices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dea, S., Plotto, A., Manthey, J.A., Raithore, S., Irey, M., Baldwin, E.A. 2013. Interactions and thresholds of limonin and nomilin in bitterness perception in orange juice and other matrices. Journal of Sensory Studies. 28:311-323.
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.
A comparative study of ‘Fallglo’ and its seedless mutation ‘US Early Pride’ tangerines by sensory evaluation - (Proceedings)
Biotteau, A., Leclair, C., Plotto, A., Mccollum, T.G. 2012. A comparative study of ‘Fallglo’ and its seedless mutation ‘US Early Pride’ tangerines by sensory evaluation. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:272-275.
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.
Optimal Ripeness Stage for Processing ‘Kent’ Mangoes into Fresh-cut Slices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dea, S., Brecht, J.K., Nunes, M.N., Baldwin, E.A. 2013. Optimal Ripeness Stage for Processing ‘Kent’ Mangoes into Fresh-cut Slices. HortTechnology. 23:12-23.
Use of carnauba based carrier for copper sprays reduces infection by Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri and Diaporthe citri in Florida commercial grapefruit groves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narciso, J.A., Widmer, W.W., Ritenour, M.A., Ference, C.M., Diaz, R. 2012. Use of carnauba based carrier for copper sprays reduces infection by Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri and Diaporthe citri in Florida commercial grapefruit groves. Agricultural Sciences. 3(7):962-970.
Fruit quality measures from a historical trial of University of Florida strawberry cultivars - (Proceedings)
Whitaker, V., Plotto, A., Hasing, T., Baldwin, E.A., Chandler, C. 2013. Fruit quality measures from a historical trial of University of Florida strawberry cultivars. International Journal of Fruit Science. 13(1):246-254.
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)
The effect of nutritional spray regimes on orange juice quality in relation to juice Las DNA detection - (Abstract Only)
(10-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)
Continuing the search for an effective preharvest fungicide with residual postharvest decay control for Florida fresh citrus - (Proceedings)
Ritenour, M.A., Narciso, J.A., Hu, C. 2012. Continuing the search for an effective preharvest fungicide with residual postharvest decay control for Florida fresh citrus. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 125:248-251.
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.
Sensory evaluation of tangerine hybrids at multiple harvests - (Proceedings)
(09-Mar-12)
Detection of the linalool-producing NES1 variant across diverse strawberry (Fragaria spp.) accessions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, A., Whitaker, V., Gibbs, B., Plotto, A., Folta, K. 2012. Detection of the linalool-producing NES1 variant across diverse strawberry (Fragaria spp.) accessions. Plant Breeding. 131(3):437-443.
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.
Winterstar™ (‘FL 05-107’) strawberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitaker, V., Chandler, C., Santos, B., Peres, N., Nunes, C., Plotto, A., Sims, C. 2012. Winterstar™ (‘FL 05-107’) strawberry. HortScience. 47:296-298.
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.
Effect of copper hydroxide sprays for citrus canker control on wild type Escherichia coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Narciso, J.A., Ference, C.M., Ritenour, M., Widmer, W.W. 2012. Effect of copper hydroxide sprays for citrus canker control on wild type Escherichia coli. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 54:108-111.
Evaluation of volatiles from two subtropical strawberry cultivars using GC-olfactometry, GC-MS odor activity values, and sensory analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, X., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A., Rouseff, R. 2011. Evaluation of volatiles from two subtropical strawberry cultivars using GC-olfactometry, GC-MS odor activity values, and sensory analysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:12569-12577.
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.
Aroma characterization of tangerine hybrids by gas-chromatography-olfactometry and sensory evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miyazaki, T., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A., Reyes-De-Corcuera, J., Gmitter, F. 2012. Aroma characterization of tangerine hybrids by gas-chromatography-olfactometry and sensory evaluation. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 92:727-735.
Volatile composition of four southern highbush blueberry cultivars and effect of growing location and harvest date - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, X., Plotto, A., Song, M., Olmstead, J., Rouseff, R. 2011. Volatile composition of four southern highbush blueberry cultivars and effect of growing location and harvest date. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:8347-8357.
Consumer preference for mandarins: Implications of a sensory analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
House, L.A., Gao, Z., Spreen, T.H., Gmitter, F.G., Valim, M.F., Plotto, A., Baldwin, E.A. 2011. Consumer preference for mandarins: Implications of a sensory analysis. Agribusiness: An International Journal. 27(4):450-464.
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.
Sensory and quality evaluation of selected citrus hybrids - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jan-11)
Interactions between limonin and nomilin, two bitter compounds of orange juice - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jan-11)
Chilling temperatures affect flavor quality - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jan-11)
Regulatory Aspects of Coatings - (Book / Chapter)
Cheng, G., Baldwin, E.A. 2012. Regulatory Aspects of Coatings. 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.383-415.
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.
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.
Coatings for minimally processed fruits and vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Dea,S.,Ghidelli,C.,Perez-Gago,M.,Plotto,A.2012. Coatings for minimally processed 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.243-289.
Eating quality of old and new university of Florida strawberry cultivars - (Proceedings)
Plotto, A., Whitaker, V., Chandler, C. 2010. Eating quality of old and new University of Florida strawberry cultivars. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:290-295.
Preharvest measures for postharvest improvement in marketable fresh citrus - (Proceedings)
Narciso, J., Ference, C., Peeples, W. 2010. Preharvest measures for postharvest improvement in marketable fresh citrus. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:252-254.
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.
Commercial postharvest practices used to handle fresh citrus fruit with canker symptoms - (Proceedings)
Ritenour, M.A., Pilon, L., Muraro, R., Narciso, J., Burkes, T.F. 2010. Commercial postharvest practices used to handle fresh citrus fruit with canker symptoms. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 123:255-258.
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.
Effect of HLB on flavor of orange juice and perception of limonin and nomilin - (Abstract Only)
(30-Nov-10)
Consideration for alternative outlet for new citrus hybrids - (Abstract Only)
(16-Oct-10)
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)
Distribution center and retail conditions affect the sensory and compositional quality of bulk and packaged slicing cucumbers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nunes, M.C.N., Emond, J-P., Dea, S., Yagiz, Y. 2011. Distribution center and retail conditions affect the sensory and compositional quality of bulk and packaged slicing cucumbers. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 59:280-288.
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