Expertise

Effects of pathogen reduction and quality assessment methods on ripening and senescing fruit and vegetables (varietal and harvest maturity differences, color, texture, carbohydrate metabolism, and nutritional quality)..

Also interested in physiological ripening disorders, which affect fruit quality, i.e., oxidative stress (ascorbic acid metabolism; antioxidants, and lipid peroxidation products).

Communities
Horticulture
Degrees
PhD, Mississippi State University
BS, Tuskegee University
MS, Cornell University
Keywords
horticulture