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Research Project: Reducing Postharvest Loss and Improving Fresh Produce Marketability and Nutritive Values through Technological Innovations and Process Optimization

Location: Food Quality Laboratory

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

Charting the future of e-grocery: An evaluation of the use of digital imagery as a sensory analysis tool for fresh fruits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fonseca, J.M., Luo, Y., Park, E., Trouth, F.J. 2021. Charting the future of e-grocery: An evaluation of the use of digital imagery as a sensory analysis tool for fresh fruits. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7(9): 262. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7090262.

Polydopamine-coated chitosan hydrogel beads for synthesis and immobilization of silver nanoparticles to simultaneously enhance antimicrobial activity and adsorption kinetics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, T., Wusigale, Kuttappan, D., Amalaradjou, M., Luo, Y., Luo, Y. 2021. Polydopamine-coated chitosan hydrogel beads for synthesis and immobilization of silver nanoparticles to simultaneously enhance antimicrobial activity and adsorption kinetics. Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials. 4:696–706. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42114-021-00305-1.

Development of novel biopolymer-based dendritic nanocomplexes for encapsulation of phenolic bioactive compounds: a proof-of-concept study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, J., Luo, Y., Balasubramanian, R., Upadhyay, A., Li, Z., Luo, Y. 2021. Development of novel biopolymer-based dendritic nanocomplexes for encapsulation of phenolic bioactive compounds: a proof-of-concept study. Food Hydrocolloids. 120: 106987. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.106987.

Determining bacterial load and water quality of tomato flume tanks in Florida packinghouses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertoldi, B., Bardsley, C.A., Baker, A.C., Pabst, C.R., Gutierrez, A., De, J., Luo, Y., Schneider, K.R. 2021. Determining bacterial load and water quality of tomato flume tanks in Florida packinghouses. Journal of Food Protection. 84 (10): 1784–1792. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-21-100.

Numerical simulation and experimental validation of bacterial detachment using a spherical produce model in an industrial-scale flume washer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tan, J., Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Karwe, M. 2021. Numerical simulation and experimental validation of bacterial detachment using a spherical produce model in an industrial-scale flume washer. Food Control. 130: 108300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.108300.