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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Christopher M Ference (Chris)
Citrus and Other Subtropical Products Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (772) 462-5851
Fax: (772) 462-5986

2001 SOUTH ROCK ROAD
FORT PIERCE , FL 34945


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The effect of controlled-release ClO2 on the preservation of grapefruit -
The effect of chlorine dioxide and chitosan/essential oil coatings on the safety and quality of fresh blueberries -
Sun, X., Zhou, K., Narcisco, J., Ference, C.M., Bai, J. 2014. The effect of chlorine dioxide and chitosan/essential oil coatings on the safety and quality of fresh blueberries. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 127:120-123.
Antimicrobial activity of controlled-release chlorine dioxide gas on fresh blueberries -
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 -
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
Use of carnauba based carrier for copper sprays reduces infection by Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri and Diaporthe citri in Florida commercial grapefruit groves -
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.
Effect of copper hydroxide sprays for citrus canker control on wild type Escherichia coli -
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.
Preharvest measures for postharvest improvement in marketable fresh citrus -
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.
Laser labeling, a safe technology to label produce -
Sood, P., Etxeberria, E., Ference, C., Narciso, J. 2009. Laser labeling, a safe technology to label produce. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP14.
Laser labeling and its effect on the storage quality of citrus fruits -
Sood, P., Exteberria, E., Narciso, J., Ference, C. 2009. Laser labeling and its effect on the storage quality of citrus fruits. HortScience. 44(4):1004.
Laser labeling, a safe technology to label produce -
Sood, P., Exteberria, E., Narciso, J.A., Ference, C.M. 2009. Laser labeling, a safe technology to label produce. HortScience. 44(4):1169.
Laser etching: A new technology to identify Florida grapefruit -
Sood, P., Ference, C., Narciso, J., Exteberria, E. 2009. Laser etching: A novel technology to label Florida grapefruit. HortTechnology. 19(3):504-510.
Effects of laser labeling on the quality of tangerines during storage -
Sood, P., Ference, C., Narciso, J., Etxeberria, E. 2008. Effects of laser labeling on the quality of tangerines during storage. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 121:297-300.
Effects of laser labeling on the quality of citrus fruit during storage -
Sood, P., Etxeberria, E., Narciso, J., Ference, C. 2008. Effects of laser labeling on the quality of citrus fruit during storage. Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting. Paper No. HP21.
Preharvest peroxyacetic acid sprays slow decay and extend shelf-life of strawberries -
Narciso, J.A., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Ference, C.M. 2007. Preharvest peroxyacetic acid sprays slow decay and extend shelf-life of strawberries. HortScience. 42(3):617-621.
Disinfection of immature fruit extends shelf-life in Florida strawberries -
Narciso, J.A., Baldwin, E.A., Plotto, A., Ference, C.M. 2007. Disinfection of immature fruit extends shelf-life in Florida strawberries. National Meeting of Institute of Food Technologists/Food Expo. Presentation No. 100-19.
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