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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Dennis A Margosan
Commodity Protection and Quality
Plant Pathologist

Phone: (559) 596-2811
Fax: (559) 596-2809
9611 S. RIVERBEND AVE.
PARLIER, CA, 93648


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Egg morphology of key stored-product insect pests of U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Sep-13)
Preharvest fungicide, potassium sorbate, or chitosan use on quality and storage decay of table grapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feliziani, E., Smilanick, J.L., Margosan, D.A., Mansour, M.F., Romanazzi, G., Gu, S., Gohil, H., Rubio Ames, Z. 2013. Preharvest fungicide, potassium sorbate, or chitosan use on quality and storage decay of table grapes. Plant Disease. 97:307-314.
Evaluation under commercial conditions of the application of continuous, low concentrations of ozone during the cold storage of table grapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilanick, J.L., Mlikota Gabler, F., Margosan, D.A. 2012. Evaluation under commercial conditions of the application of continuous, low concentrations of ozone during the cold storage of table grapes. Acta Horticulturae. 945:357-361.
Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality - (Popular Publication)
Smilanick, J.L., Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Mackey, B.E. 2011. Using peel fluorescence in black light rooms to identify navel oranges with shorter storage life and poor rind quality. Citrograph. 2(2):27-31.
Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Smilanick, J.L., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Ultraviolet fluorescence to identify navel oranges with poor peel quality and decay. HortTechnology. 20:991-995.
Extending the use of ultraviolet light for fruit quality sorting in citrus packinghouses - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Smilanick, J.L. 2010. Extending the use of ultraviolet light for fruit quality sorting in citrus packinghouses. Annual Meeting Horticultural Society, August 2-5, 2010, Palm Desert, California. 45(8):S306.
Control of postharvest gray mold of table grapes in the San Joaquin Valley of California by fungicides applied during the growing season - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilanick, J.L., Mansour, M., Mlikota Gabler, F., Margosan, D.A., Hashim-Buckey, J. 2010. Control of postharvest gray mold of table grapes in the San Joaquin Valley of California by fungicides applied during the growing season. Plant Disease. 94(2):250-257.
Effectiveness of preharvest applications of fungicides on preharvest bunch rot and postharvest sour rot of ‘Redglobe’ grapes - (Proceedings) - (13-Oct-09)
Evaluation of cluster position on decay, bird-caused injuries, color, and quality of ‘Redglobe’ table grapes, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Hashim-Buckey, J., Smilanick, J.L., Mansour, M., Mlikota Gabler, F., Margosan, D.A. 2009. Evaluation of cluster position on decay, bird-caused injuries, color, and quality of ‘Redglobe’ table grapes, 2008. Plant Disease Management Reports. 3:SMF036.
Effect of Chitosan Dissolved in Different Acids on its Ability to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Romanazzi, G., Mlikota Gabler, F., Margosan, D.A., Mackey, B.E., Smilanick, J.L. 2010. Effect of Chitosan Dissolved in Different Acids on its Ability to Control Postharvest Gray Mold of Table Grape. Phytopathology. 99:1028-1036.
Peel fluorescence as a means to identify freeze-damaged oranges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obenland, D.M., Margosan, D.A., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Fjeld, K., Arpaia, M., Thompson, J., Slaughter, D. 2009. Peel fluorescence as a means to identify freeze-damaged oranges. HortTechnology. 19:379-384.
Bemisia tabaci (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) nymphal feeding in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chu, C., Margosan, D.A., Buckner, J.S., Freeman, T.P. 2007 Bemisia tabaci (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) nymphal feeding in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) leaves. Insect Science (14):375-381
Exposure to ultraviolet light as a means of predicting damage in oranges exposed to freezing conditions - (Abstract Only)
Obenland, D.M., Arpaia, M., Margosan, D.A., Slaughter, D., Thompson, J., Collin, S., Sievert, J., Field, K. 2008. Exposure to ultraviolet light as a means of predicting damage in oranges exposed to freezing conditions. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 42(4):980.
Mutation at Beta-Tubulin Codon 200 Indicated Thiabendazole Resistance in Penicillium Digitatum Collected from California Citrus Packinghouses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilanick, J.L., Schmidt, L., Ghosph, J., Margosan, D.A. 2003. Mutation at beta-tubulin gene codon 200 of penicillium digitatum conferred thiabendazole resistance. Plant Disease. 90: 765-770.
Influence of Ph and Nahco3 on the Effectiveness of Imazalil to Inhibit Germination of Spores of Penicillium Digitatum and to Control Postharvest Green Mold on Citrus Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smilanick, J.L., Mansour, M., Margosan, D.A., Gabler, M., Goodwine, W.R. 2005. Influence of ph and nahco3 on the effectiveness of imazalil to inhibit germination of spores of penicillium digitatum and to control postharvest green mold on citrus fruit. Plant Disease. 89:640-648.
Impact of Postharvest Hot Water Or Ethanol Treatment of Table Grapes on Gray Mold Incidence, Quality, and Ethanol Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mlikota, G.F., Smilanick, J.L., Ghosoph, J.M., Margosan, D.A. 2005. Impact of postharvest hot water or ethanol treatment of table grapes on gray mold incidence, quality, and ethanol content. Plant Disease. 89(3):309-316.
Feeding Sites Selection and Penetration of Cotton and Cantaloupe Leaves by Bemisia Tabaci Biotype B Nymphs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chu, C., Margosan, D.A., Buckner, J.S., Natwick, E., Aung, L.H., Nelson, D.R., Vail, P.V., Henneberry, T.J. 2001. Feeding sites selection and penetration of cotton and cantaloupe leaves by bemisia tabaci biotype b nymphs. Journal of the Agricultural Association of China. 555-568
Feeding Behavior of Silverleaf Whiteflies - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-01)
Studies of Silverleaf Whitefly Nymphs Feeding Behavior - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-99)
Feeding Biology of the Silverleaf Whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-98)
Feeding Biology of the Silverleaf Whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Apr-98)
Microstructure of Feeding in Nymphal Bemisia Argentifolii in Cotton and Cantaloupe - (Abstract Only) - (01-Sep-96)
Essential Oils and Chilling Injury in Lemon - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Apr-96)
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