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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genetic, Metabolic, and Physiological Factors Regulating Deciduous Tree Fruit Quality

Location: Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research

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

Fruit size affects physiological attributes and storage disorders in cold stored "Gala" apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(25-Oct-13)
Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmosphere storage on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable. - (Abstract Only)
Watkins, C., Gapper, N., Nock, J., Rudell Jr, D.R., Leisso, R.S., Lee, J., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B. 2013. Interactions between 1-MCP and controlled atmosphere storage on quality and storage disorders of fruits and vegetable.. International Controlled Atmosphere Research Conference Proceedings. 101.
Pithy brown core in ‘d’Anjou’ pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit developing during controlled atmosphere storage at pO2 determined by monitoring chlorophyll fluorescense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattheis, J.P., Felicetti, D., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Pithy brown core in ‘d’Anjou’ pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit developing during controlled atmosphere storage at pO2 determined by monitoring chlorophyll fluorescense. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 259-264.
Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death - (Abstract Only)
Rudell Jr, D.R., Gapper, N.E., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Buchanan, D.A., Mattheis, J.P., Watkins, C.A., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Giovannoni, J.J., Johnston, J., Schaffer, R. 2013. Integrated metabolomic and transcriptomic profiling illustrates successive phases of increasing gene expression associated with chilling-related apple peel cell death. Metabolomics. 51.
1-Mcp Differentially Affects Postharvest Physiological Attributes and Incidence of Internal Browning in Cold Stored ‘gala’ Apples - (Abstract Only)
Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. 1-MCP differentially affects postharvest physiological attributes and incidence of internal browning in cold stored ‘Gala’ apples. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 114.
Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology - (Abstract Only)
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Assessing superficial scald risk in Granny Smith apples during controlled atmosphere storage using biomarker-based technology. HortScience. 120.
Metabolomics combined with standard quality measures of ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit reveals aspects of metabolism related to flavor, crispness, maturity, and storability - (Abstract Only)
Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Countryman, K.J., Sater, C.A., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Metabolomics combined with standard quality measures of ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit reveals aspects of metabolism related to flavor, crispness, maturity, and storability. HortScience. 110.
Apple fruit volatile compound dynamics during storage in low O2 or high CO2 atmospheres - (Abstract Only)
Lumpkin, C., Rudell Jr, D.R., Fellman, J.K., Mattheis, J.P. 2013. Apple fruit volatile compound dynamics during storage in low O2 or high CO2 atmospheres. XI International Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference Book of Abstracts. p. 14.
Cell wall, cell membrane, and volatile metabolism are altered by antioxidant treatment, temperature shifts, and peel necrosis during apple fruit storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2013. Cell wall, cell membrane, and volatile metabolism are altered by antioxidant treatment, temperature shifts, and peel necrosis during apple fruit storage. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:1373-1387.
Development of stem-end internal browning and cracking in cold stored ‘Gala’ apples is related to fruit size - (Abstract Only)
Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Development of stem-end internal browning and cracking in cold stored ‘Gala’ apples is related to fruit size. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board - (Abstract Only)
Gapper, N., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Watkins, C., Giovannoni, J.J., Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Leisso, R.S., Buchanan, D.A., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Candidate biomarker discovery and selection for ‘Granny Smith' superficial scald risk management and diagnosis, poster board. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Establishing a diagnostic metabolic profile for soggy breakdown, a physiological disorder of stored ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit - (Abstract Only)
Leisso, R.S., Hanrahan, I., Buchanan, D.A., Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Establishing a diagnostic metabolic profile for soggy breakdown, a physiological disorder of stored ‘Honeycrisp’ apple fruit. Metabolomics.
Multiple plant hormones and cell wall metabolism regulate apple fruit maturation patterns and texture attributes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-May-12)
Postharvest characteristics of a 'Gala' apple fruit internal browning disorder - (Abstract Only)
Mattheis, J.P., Lee, J., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Postharvest characteristics of a 'Gala' apple fruit internal browning disorder. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting.
Experience with Honeycrisp apple storage management in Washington - (Abstract Only)
Hanrahan, I., Schmidt, T., Mcferson, J., Mattheis, J.P. 2012. Experience with Honeycrisp apple storage management in Washington. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting.
'Fuji' and 'Delicious' apple volatile production during high CO2 or low O2 controlled atmosphere storage - (Abstract Only)
Lumpkin, C., Mattheis, J.P. 2012. 'Fuji' and 'Delicious' apple volatile production during high CO2 or low O2 controlled atmosphere storage. Meeting Abstract.
Role of lenticel morphology, frequency and density on incidence of lenticel breakdown in 'GALA' apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turketti, S.S., Curry, E.A., Lotze, E. 2012. Role of lenticel morphology, frequency and density on incidence of lenticel breakdown in 'GALA' apples. Scientia Horticulturae. 138:90-95.
Antioxidant treatment alters metabolism associated with internal browning in ‘Braeburn’ apples during CA storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2012. Antioxidant treatment alters metabolism associated with internal browning in ‘Braeburn’ apples during CA storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 68:32-42.
Increase in epidermal planar cell density accompanies decreased russeting of “Golden Delicious” apples treated with gibberellin A4+7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curry, E.A. 2012. Increase in epidermal planar cell density accompanies decreased russeting of “Golden Delicious” apples treated with gibberellin A4+7. HortScience. 47(2):1-6.
Antioxidant metabolism of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treated ‘Empire’ apples during controlled atmosphere storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Cheng, L., Rudell Jr, D.R., Watkins, C.B. 2012. Antioxidant metabolism of 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP) treated ‘Empire’ apples during controlled atmosphere storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 65:79-91.
Metabolic changes in 1-MCP treated ‘Empire’ apple during storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Sep-11)
Expression profiles of MdACS3 gene suggest function as an accelerator of apple (Malus x domestica) fruit ripening. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varanasi, V., Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R., Zhu, Y., Shin, S.B. 2011. Expression profiles of MdACS3 gene suggest function as an accelerator of apple (Malus x domestica) fruit ripening. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 62:141-148.
Dynamics of ascorbic acid in ‘Braeburn’ and ‘Gala’ apples during on-tree development and storage in atmospheres conducive to internal browning development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Felicetti, E., Mattheis, J.P., Zhu, Y., Fellman, J.K. 2011. Dynamics of ascorbic acid in ‘Braeburn’ and ‘Gala’ apples during on-tree development and storage in atmospheres conducive to internal browning development. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 61:95-102.
Ripening, storage temperature, ethylene action, and oxidative stress alter apple peel phytosterol metabolism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rudell Jr, D.R., Buchanan, D.A., Leisso, R.S., Whitaker, B.D., Mattheis, J.P., Zhu, Y., Varanasi, V. 2011. Ripening, storage temperature, ethylene action, and oxidative stress alter apple peel phytosterol metabolism. Phytochemistry. 72:1328-1340.
Responses of ‘d’Anjou’ Pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit to storage at low oxygen setpoints determined by monitoring fruit chlorophyll fluorescence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mattheis, J.P., Rudell Jr, D.R. 2011. Responses of ‘d’Anjou’ Pear (Pyrus communis L.) fruit to storage at low oxygen setpoints determined by monitoring fruit chlorophyll fluorescence. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 60:125-129.
Metabolic profiling of ethephon-treated sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-Sep-10)
Last Modified: 4/17/2014
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