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Peishih Liang
Healthy Processed Foods Research
Research Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (510) 559-5868
Fax: (510) 559-5864

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-HPFR
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA 94710

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
X-ray based sterilization of larvae of the navel orangeworm (lepidoptera:pyralaide) for sterile insect technique Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haff, R.P., Ovchinnikova, I., Liang, P., Mahoney, N.E., Gee, W.S., Gomez, J., Toyofuku, N., Jackson, E.S., Hnasko, R.M., Light, D. 2020. X-ray based sterilization of larvae of the navel orangeworm (lepidoptera:pyralaide) for sterile insect technique. Journal of Economic Entomology. Available:. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa111.
Realizing the benefits of food irradiation ()
Mchugh, T.H., Liang, P. 2019. Realizing the benefits of food irradiation. Food Technology. 73:63-65.
Curcumin and quercetin as potential radioprotectors and/or radiosensitizers for x-ray-based sterilization of male navel orangeworm larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, P., Haff, R.P., Zayas, I.Y., Light, D.M., Mahoney, N.E., Kim, J. 2019. Curcumin and quercetin as potential radioprotectors and/or radiosensitizers for x-ray-based sterilization of male navel orangeworm larvae. Scientific Reports. 9:2016. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38769-3.
Nondestructive determination of the astringency of pollination-variant persimmons (Diospyros kaki) using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milczarek, R.R., Liang, P., Wong, T., Augustine, M.P., Smith, J.L., Woods, R., Sedej, I., Olsen, C.W., Vilches, A.M., Haff, R.P., Preece, J.E., Breksa, A.P. 2019. Nondestructive determination of the astringency of pollination-variant persimmons (Diospyros kaki) using near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) relaxometry. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 149:50-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postharvbio.2018.11.006.
Nondestructive detection of zebra chip disease in potatoes using near-infrared spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, P., Haff, R.P., Hua, S.T., Munyaneza, J.E., Yilmaz, M.T., Sarreal, S.L. 2017. Nondestructive detection of zebra chip disease in potatoes using near-infrared spectroscopy. Biosystems Engineering. 166:161-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2017.11.019.
Real-time monitoring of organic carrot (var. Romance) during hot-air drying using near-infrared spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moscetti, R., Haff, R.P., Ferri, S., Raponi, F., Monarca, D., Liang, P., Massantini, R. 2017. Real-time monitoring of organic carrot (var. Romance) during hot-air drying using near-infrared spectroscopy. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 10(11):2046.
Nondestructive determination of dry matter and soluble solids content in dehydrator onions and garlics using a handheld visible and near infrared instrument - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaiya, J., Slaughter, D., Liang, P., Siwalak, P. 2017. Nondestructive determination of dry matter and soluble solids content in dehydrator onions and garlics using a handheld visible and near infrared instrument. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 133:98-103. doi: 10.1016/j.postharvbio.2017.07.007.
Detection of pit fragments in fresh cherries using near infrared spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, P., Haff, R.P., Moscetti, R., Light, D.M., Massintini, R. 2017. Detection of pit fragments in fresh cherries using near infrared spectroscopy. Near Infrared Spectroscopy Journal. 25(3):196-202.
NIR Detection of pits in cherries - (Abstract Only)
Haff, R.P., Liang, P. 2016. NIR Detection of pits in cherries. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). November 6-11,2016. lb.
NIR detection of pits and pit fragments in fresh cherries (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Liang, P., Haff, R.P. 2016. NIR detection of pits and pit fragments in fresh cherries (abstract). ASABE International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, FL. lb.
Non-destructive NIR detection of Zebra Chip disease in whole potatoes (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Liang, P., Haff, R.P. 2016. Non-destructive NIR detection of Zebra Chip disease in whole potatoes (abstract). ASABE International Meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, FL.
Infrared spectroscopy detection of fungal infections and mycotoxins for food safety concerns Reprint Icon ()
Liang, P. 2015. Infrared spectroscopy detection of fungal infections and mycotoxins for food safety concerns. Journal of Infectious Diseases and Therapy. 3(5):241. http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2332-0877.1000241.
Light Scattering based detection of food pathogens ()
Liang, P., Park, T., Yoon, J. 2016. Light scattering based detection of food pathogens. In: Renfu, L., editor. Light Scattering Technology for Food Property, Quality and Safety Assessment. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 429-444.