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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Pre and Postharvest Treatment of Tropical and Other Commodities for Quarantine Security, Quality Maintenance, and Value Enhancement

Location: Tropical Crop and Commodity Protection Research

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

Radiosensitization of Aspergillus niger and Penicillium chrysogenum using basil essential oil and ionizing radiation for food decontamination. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Houssain, F., Follett, P.A., Senoussi, C., Lacroix, M. 2014. Radiosensitization of Aspergillus niger and Penicillium chrysogenum using basil essential oil and ionizing radiation for food decontamination.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
Postharvest irradiation treatment for quarantine control of the invasive Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Janson, A.L., Price, D. 2014. Postharvest irradiation treatment for quarantine control of the invasive Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology.
Rice weevil response to basil oil fumigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Rivera-Leong, K., Myers, R.Y. 2013. Rice weevil response to basil oil fumigation. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology.
Large-scale confirmatory tests of a phytosanitary irradiation treatment against Sternochetus frigidus (F.) in Philippine mango - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obra, G., Silva, S., Follett, P.A., Lorenzana, L. 2014. Large-scale confirmatory tests of a phytosanitary irradiation treatment against Sternochetus frigidus (F.) in Philippine mango. Journal of Economic Entomology.
Cold storage enhances the efficacy and margin of security in postharvest irradiation treatments against fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Snook, K. 2013. Cold storage enhances the efficacy and margin of security in postharvest irradiation treatments against fruit flies. Journal of Economic Entomology.
Fecundity and longevity of argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queens in response to irradiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coulin, C., Calcaterra, L., Follett, P.A. 2014. Fecundity and longevity of argentine ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queens in response to irradiation. Journal of Applied Entomology. Vol. 138(5):355-360. Available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jen.12076/abstract
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)
Irradiation quarantine treatment for control of Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Snook, K., Janson, A., Antonio, B., Haruki, A., Okamura, M., Bisel, J. 2012. Irradiation quarantine treatment for control of Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in rice. Journal of Economic Entomology.
Potential of Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) against Hypothenemus hampei in Hawaii (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manton, J.L., Hollingsworth, R.G., Cabos, R.Y.M. 2012. Potential of Steinernema carpocapsae (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) against Hypothenemus hampei in Hawaii (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 95(4):1194-1197.
Irradiation for quarantine control of the invasive light brown apple moth, Epiphyas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Snook, K. 2012. Irradiation for quarantine control of the invasive light brown apple moth, Epiphyas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1971-1978.
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
Phytosanitary irradiation for fresh horticultural commodities: Research and regulations     Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Phytosanitary irradiation for fresh horticultural commodities: Research and regulations. In C.H. Sommers and X. Fan eds., Food Irradiation Research and Technology (Revised 2nd edition). Blackwell Publishing, Ames, Iowa. 225-252.
Hawaii success story in phytosanitary irradiation due to researcher-industry-regulator partnership - (Popular Publication)
Follett, P.A. 2012. Hawaii success story in phytosanitary irradiation due to researcher-industry-regulator partnership. Food Irradiation Update. May 2012 issue. Minnesota Beef Council (newsletter).
Export of commercial 'Hass' avocados from Argentina poses negligible risk of ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) infestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villagran, M.E., Willink, E., Vera, M.T., Follett, P.A. 2012. Export of commercial 'Hass' avocados from Argentina poses negligible risk of ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) infestation. Journal of Economic Entomology.
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.
Phytosanitary of irradiation of fresh tropical commodities in Hawaii: generic treatments, commercial adoption and current issues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Weinert, E. 2012. Phytosanitary of irradiation of fresh tropical commodities in Hawaii: generic treatments, commercial adoption and current issues. Journal of Radiation Physics and Chemistry.
Use of irradiation as quarantine treatment for tropical fruit and vegetable crops - (Abstract Only)
Follett, P.A. 2011. Use of irradiation as quarantine treatment for tropical fruit and vegetable crops. HortScience. 46(9): S83
Generic phytosanitary radiation treatment for tephritid fruit flies provides quarantine security for bactrocera latifrons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Follett, P.A., Phillips, T., Armstrong, J., Moy, J. 2011. Generic phytosanitary radiation treatment for tephritid fruit flies provides quarantine security for bactrocera latifrons. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1509-1513.
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.
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