Postharvest Biology and Technology

(The TQCC of Postharvest Biology and Technology is 34. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-05-01 to 2023-05-01.)
Contributions of Fourier-transform mid infrared (FT-MIR) spectroscopy to the study of fruit and vegetables: A review149
The effect of the layer-by-layer (LBL) edible coating on strawberry quality and metabolites during storage133
Prediction of the optimal picking date of different apple cultivars by means of VIS/NIR-spectroscopy112
Molecular aspects in pathogen-fruit interactions: Virulence and resistance110
Image-based deep learning automated sorting of date fruit106
Amelioration of postharvest chilling injury in sweet pepper by glycine betaine96
The effect of harvest date on aroma compound production from ‘Golden Delicious’ apple fruit and relationship to respiration and ethylene production92
Electronic nose as a non-destructive tool to evaluate the optimal harvest date of apples90
Effect of gallic acid grafted chitosan film packaging on the postharvest quality of white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus)86
Aroma volatile compounds of ‘Fuji’ apples in relation to harvest date and cold storage technology85
The properties of chitosan/zein blend film and effect of film on quality of mushroom (Agaricus bisporus)83
Melatonin treatment inhibits gray mold and induces disease resistance in cherry tomato fruit during postharvest80
Aloe vera gel coating delays postharvest browning and maintains quality of harvested litchi fruit80
Effect of cold storage and harvest date on bioactive compounds in curly kale (Brassica oleracea L. var. acephala)78
Long-term evaluation of soluble solids content of apples with biological variability by using near-infrared spectroscopy and calibration transfer method77
Multivariate calibration of spectroscopic sensors for postharvest quality evaluation: A review74
Effect of natamycin on Botrytis cinerea and Penicillium expansum—Postharvest pathogens of grape berries and jujube fruit71
Ag-chitosan nanocomposites in edible coatings affect the quality of fresh-cut melon70
Exogenous sodium nitroprusside treatment of broccoli florets extends shelf life, enhances antioxidant enzyme activity, and inhibits chlorophyll-degradation68
Early detection of decay on apples using hyperspectral reflectance imaging combining both principal component analysis and improved watershed segmentation method66
Preparation of a chitosan-chlorogenic acid conjugate and its application as edible coating in postharvest preservation of peach fruit61
Nitric oxide treatment maintains postharvest quality of table grapes by mitigation of oxidative damage61
A new internal quality index for mango and its prediction by external visible and near-infrared reflection spectroscopy58
Enhancement of quality and antioxidant metabolism of sweet cherry fruit by near-freezing temperature storage57
Effects of pressurized argon and nitrogen treatments in combination with modified atmosphere on quality characteristics of fresh-cut potatoes56
Effects of nitric oxide fumigation treatment on retarding cell wall degradation and delaying softening of winter jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill. cv. Dongzao) fruit during storage56
Extension of the postharvest quality of bell pepper by applying nanostructured coatings of chitosan with Byrsonima crassifolia extract (L.) Kunth55
Effects of chitosan treatment on avocado postharvest diseases and expression of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase, chitinase and lipoxygenase genes54
Influence of bioactive edible coatings loaded with Lactobacillus plantarum on physicochemical properties of fresh strawberries54
Postharvest biocontrol ability of Pseudomonas synxantha against Monilinia fructicola and Monilinia fructigena on stone fruit53
Combination of hot water, Bacillus amyloliquefaciens HF-01 and sodium bicarbonate treatments to control postharvest decay of mandarin fruit53
Effectiveness of submicron chitosan dispersions in controlling anthracnose and maintaining quality of dragon fruit53
G6PDH regulated NADPH production and reactive oxygen species metabolism to enhance disease resistance against blue mold in apple fruit by acibenzolar-S-methyl52
Effect of natural variability among apples on the accuracy of VIS-NIR calibration models for optimal harvest date predictions51
Methyl jasmonate delays postharvest ripening and senescence in the non-climacteric eggplant ( Solanum melongena L.) fruit50
Application of edible nanolaminate coatings with antimicrobial extract of Flourensia cernua to extend the shelf-life of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) fruit49
Benzo-(1, 2, 3)-thiadiazole-7-carbothioic acid s-methyl ester (BTH) promotes tuber wound healing of potato by elevation of phenylpropanoid metabolism49
Effect of lotus leaf extract incorporated composite coating on the postharvest quality of fresh goji (Lycium barbarum L.) fruit48
Discrimination of fresh-cut broccoli freshness by volatiles using electronic nose and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry47
Isolation of antofine from Cynanchum atratum BUNGE (Asclepiadaceae) and its antifungal activity against Penicillium digitatum46
Different mechanisms of action of isolated epiphytic yeasts against Penicillium digitatum and Penicillium italicum on citrus fruit45
The modes of action of epsilon-polylysine (ε-PL) against Botrytis cinerea in jujube fruit45
Increasing the rate of ripening of date palm fruit (Phoenix dactylifera L.) cv. Helali by preharvest and postharvest treatments45
Quality of ‘Buerre Bosc’ and ‘Doyenne du Comice’ pears in relation to harvest date and storage period44
Bruise susceptibilities of ‘Gala’ apples as affected by orchard management practices and harvest date44
Information fusion of hyperspectral imaging and electronic nose for evaluation of fungal contamination in strawberries during decay42
Detection of early decay in peaches by structured-illumination reflectance imaging42
Melatonin decreases resistance to postharvest green mold on citrus fruit by scavenging defense-related reactive oxygen species42
Non-destructive prediction of soluble solids and dry matter contents in eight apple cultivars using near-infrared spectroscopy42
Biochemical and molecular effects of glycine betaine treatment on membrane fatty acid metabolism in cold stored peaches40
Development of predictive models for quality and maturation stage attributes of wine grapes using vis-nir reflectance spectroscopy40
Exogenous l-glutamate treatment could induce resistance against Penicillium expansum in pear fruit by activating defense-related proteins and amino acids metabolism40
Effect of ozone treatment on postharvest disease and quality of different citrus varieties at laboratory and at industrial facility40
Rapid detection and classification of citrus fruits infestation by Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) based on electronic nose40
Effect of methyl jasmonate on wound healing and resistance in fresh-cut potato cubes40
Effect of harvest date on cold storage and postharvest quality of plum cv. Green Gage40
Deep learning for noninvasive classification of clustered horticultural crops – A case for banana fruit tiers39
Exogenous melatonin ameliorates chilling injury in cut anthurium flowers during low temperature storage39
Ethylene altered fruit cuticular wax, the expression of cuticular wax synthesis-related genes and fruit quality during cold storage of apple (Malus domestica Borkh. c.v. Starkrimson) fruit38
Effect of ozone gas as an elicitor to enhance the bioactive compounds in Ganoderma lucidum38
Composition of phenolic compounds in wild apple with multiple resistance mechanisms against postharvest blue mold decay37
Assessment of chemically characterized nanoencapuslated Ocimum sanctum essential oil against aflatoxigenic fungi contaminating herbal raw materials and its novel mode of action as methyglyoxal inhibit37
Enhancement of biocontrol efficacy of Cryptococcus laurentii by cinnamic acid against Penicillium italicum in citrus fruit37
Quality and safety attributes on shredded carrots by using Origanum majorana and ascorbic acid36
Efficacy of electrolyzed water, chlorine dioxide and photocatalysis for disinfection and removal of pesticide residues from stone fruit36
Postharvest light irradiation and appropriate temperature treatment increase anthocyanin accumulation in grape berry skin35
Non-destructive porosity mapping of fruit and vegetables using X-ray CT35
Endogenous hydrogen gas delays petal senescence and extends the vase life of lisianthus cut flowers35
Integrated transcriptomic-metabolomic analysis reveals cellular responses of harvested strawberry fruit subjected to short-term exposure to high levels of carbon dioxide35
Accurate prediction of soluble solid content of apples from multiple geographical regions by combining deep learning with spectral fingerprint features35
Optical properties of blueberry flesh and skin and Monte Carlo multi-layered simulation of light interaction with fruit tissues35
Hydrogen peroxide accelerated the lignification process of bamboo shoots by activating the phenylpropanoid pathway and programmed cell death in postharvest storage35
Prediction of bruise susceptibility of harvested kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis) using finite element method35
Preharvest multiple sprays with sodium nitroprusside promote wound healing of harvested muskmelons by activation of phenylpropanoid metabolism34
Pathogenetic process monitoring and early detection of pear black spot disease caused by Alternaria alternata using hyperspectral imaging34
Postharvest sodium nitroprusside treatment maintains storage quality of apple fruit by regulating sucrose metabolism34
UV-C treatment maintains quality and enhances antioxidant capacity of fresh-cut strawberries34
Effects of exogenous ascorbic acid and ferulic acid on the yellowing of fresh-cut Chinese water chestnut34
Advances in Raman spectroscopy and imaging techniques for quality and safety inspection of horticultural products34