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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Development of Biological Systems for Controlling Fruit Decay

Location: Appalachian Fruit Research Laboratory

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

The science, development, and commercialization of postharvest biocontrol - (Review Article)
(10-Mar-16)
Heat shock improves stress tolerance and biocontrol performance of Rhodotorula mucilaginosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, Z., Chi, M., Li, G., Chen, H., Sui, Y., Wisniewski, M.E., Norelli, J.L., Liu, Y., Liu, J. 2016. Heat shock improves stress tolerance and biocontrol performance of Rhodotorula mucilaginosa. Biological Control. 95:49-56.
Wound responses of wild apples suggest multiple resistance mechanism against blue mold decay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Evans, B.E., Bauchan, G.R., Chao, C.T., Jurick II, W.M. 2016. Wound responses of wild apples suggest multiple resistance mechanism against blue mold decay. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 117:132-140.
Ecofriendly hot water treatment reduces postharvest decay and elicits defense response in kiwifruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, H., Cheng, Z., Wisniewski, M.E., Liu, Y., Liu, J. 2015. Ecofriendly hot water treatment reduces postharvest decay and elicits defense response in kiwifruit. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 22:15037-15045.
Responses of yeast biocontrol agents to environmental stress - (Review Article)
Sui, Y., Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S., Liu, J. 2015. Responses of yeast biocontrol agents to environmental stress. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 81:2968-2975.
Transcriptional profiling of apple fruits in response to heat treatment: involvement of a defense response during P. expansum infection     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wisniewski, M.E., Spadoni, A., Guidarelli, M., Phillips, J., Mari, M. 2015. Transcriptional profiling of apple fruits in response to heat treatment: involvement of a defense response during P. expansum infection. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 101:32-48.
Genome, transcriptome, and functional analyses of Penicillium expansum provide new insights into secondary metabolism and pathogenicity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ballester, A., Marcet-Houben, M., Levin, E., Sela, N., Selma-Lazaro, C., Carmona, L., Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S., Gonzalez-Candelas, L., Gabaldon, T. 2015. Genome, transcriptome, and functional analyses of Penicillium expansum provide new insights into secondary metabolism and pathogenicity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 28(3):232-248.
Feeding a hungry world: the challenge of developing safe and effective methods of food preservation - (Popular Publication)
Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S., Wilson, C.L. 2104. Feeding a hungry world: the challenge of developing safe and effective methods of food preservation. Chronica Horticulturae. 54(2):9-13.
Heat-induced oxidative injury contributes to inhibition of Botrytis cinerea spore germination and growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, W., Wisniewski, M.E., Wang, W., Liu, J., Liu, Y. 2014. Heat-induced oxidative injury contributes to inhibition of Botrytis cinerea spore germination and growth. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30:951-957.
Yeasts associated with plums and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Jurick II, W.M., Peter, K.A., Kurtzman, C.P., Buyer, J.S. 2014. Yeasts associated with plums and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest. Yeast. 31:207-218.
Utilization of antagonistic yeasts to control postharvest fungal diseases of fruits - (Review Article)
Liu, J., Sui, Y., Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S., Liu, Y. 2013. Utilization of antagonistic yeasts to control postharvest fungal diseases of fruits. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 167:153-160.
Cold-adapted yeasts as biocontrol agents: biodiversity, adaptation strategies and biocontrol potential - (Book / Chapter)
Buzzini, P. and Margesin, R. 2013. Cold-Adapted Yeasts. Heidelberg, Berlin: Springer-Verlag. p. 441-464.
The potential role of PR-8 gene of apple fruit in the mode of action of yeast antagonist, Candida oleophila, in postharvest biocontrol of Botrytis cinerea     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, J., Wisniewski, M.E., Artlip, T.S., Sui, Y., Jiang, A., Droby, S., Norelli, J.L., Hu, W. 2013. The potential role of PR-8 gene of apple fruit in the mode of action of yeast antagonist, Candida oleophila, in postharvest biocontrol of Botrytis cinerea. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 85:203-209.
Biological control of postharvest diseases: hurdles, successes, and prospects - (Proceedings)
(18-Mar-13)
Wound response and ROS production in blue mold resistant wild apple germplasm from Kazakhstan and central Asia - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-13)
Evaluation of yeasts obtained from Antarctic soil samples as biocontrol agents for the management of postharvest diseases of apple (Malus x domestica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vero, S., Garmendia, G., Gonzalez, M., Bentacur, O., Wisniewski, M.E. 2012. Evaluation of yeasts obtained from Antarctic soil samples as biocontrol agents for the management of postharvest diseases of apple (Malus x domestica). Federation Of European Microbiological Societies Yeast Research. 13:189-199.
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