Environmental Microbial & Food Safety Lab
USDA, ARS, NEA, BARC, EMFSL
10300 Baltimore Avenue
Building 307 BARC-East, Room 130
Beltsville, MD 20705 USA
Research Area: Studies microbial ecology of zoonotic bacterial pathogens in leafy green production systems. Determines the effects of various environmental factors on the survival and dissemination of bacterial pathogens in various leafy green production environments. Develops effective agricultural practices to minimize pathogen contamination of fresh produce at pre-harvest and post-harvest production stages.
Current project, 2021 - 2026: Intervention Strategies to Mitigate the Food Safety Risks Associated with the Fresh Produce Supply Chain
Previous project, 2016 - 2021: Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
Links to information from the ARS database
Click here to see a list of publications for Xiangwu Nou, with access to an abstract/summary for each publication.