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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Wojciech J. Janisiewicz

Research Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Yeasts associated with plums and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest - (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.
Biological characterization of Monilinia fructicola isolates from stone fruits in eastern West Virginia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S., Biggs, A.R., Jurick Ii, W.M., Vico, I. 2013. Biological characterization of Monilinia fructicola isolates from stone fruits in eastern West Virginia. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 35(3):315-327.
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)
First Report of Neofusicoccum ribis causing postharvest decay of apple fruit from cold storage in Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Janisiewicz, W.J., Peter, K.A. 2013. First Report of Neofusicoccum ribis causing postharvest decay of apple fruit from cold storage in Pennsylvania. Plant Disease. 97(7):999.
First report of Botryosphearia dothidea causing white rot on apple fruit in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Janisiewicz, W.J., Peter, K.A. 2013. First report of Botryosphearia dothidea causing white rot on apple fruit in Maryland. Plant Disease. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0053-PDN.
Culturable bacteria from plum fruit surfaces and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Peter, K.A., Buyer, J.S. 2012. Culturable bacteria from plum fruit surfaces and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 76:145-151.
Endophytic fungi from plums (Prunus domestica) and their antifungal activity against Monilinia fructicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pimenta, R., Moreira Da Silva, J., Buyer, J.S., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2012. Endophytic fungi from plums (Prunus domestica) and their antifungal activity against Monilinia fructicola. Journal of Food Protection. 75(10):1883-1889.
First report of Penicillium carneum causing blue mold on stored apples in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peter, K.A., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Jurick II, W.M. 2012. First report of Penicillium carneum causing blue mold on stored apples in the United States. Plant Disease. 96:1823.
Management of postharvest fruit decays by mircobial antagonists - (Book / Chapter)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2012. Management of postharvest fruit decays by mircobial antagonists. In: Alves de Oliveria, S.M., de Oliveira Lins, S.R., Gonzales Santos, A.M., editors. Avancos Tecnologicos na Pathologici Pos-Colheita. Recife, Brazil:EDUFRPE. p. 151-176.
Application of the 2-cyanoacetamide method for spectrophotometric assay of cellulase enzyme activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick Ii, W.M., Vico, I., Whitaker, B.D., Gaskins, V.L., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2012. Application of the 2-cyanoacetamide method for spectrophotometric assay of cellulase enzyme activity. Plant Pathology Journal. DOI:10.3923/ppj.2012.
Resident bacteria of plums and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Jurick Ii, W.M., Vico, I., Peter, K.A., Buyer, J.S. 2012. Resident bacteria of plums and their potential for controlling brown rot after harvest [abstract]. Phytopathology. p. 45.
Biological control of postharvest diseases: hurdles, successes and prospects - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2102. Biological control of postharvest diseases: hurdles, successes and prospects [abstract]. International Organic Fruit Research Symposium. p. 65.
Carbon, nitrogen and pH regulate the production and activity of a polygalacturonase isozyme produced by Penicillium expansum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick Ii, W.M., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Peter, K.A., Park, E., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2012. Carbon, nitrogen and pH regulate the production and activity of a polygalacturonase isozyme produced by Penicillium expansum. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. DOI:10.1080/03235408.2012.657893.
Penicillium solitum produces a polygalacturonase isozyme in decayed ‘Anjou’ pear fruit capable of macerating host tissue in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Whitaker, B.D., Garrett, W.M., Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2012. Penicillium solitum produces a polygalacturonase isozyme in decayed ‘Anjou’ pear fruit capable of macerating host tissue in vitro. Mycologia. DOI:10.3852/11.119.
A novel method for selecting antagonists against postharvest fruit decays originating from latent infections - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Pimenta, R.S., Jurick Ii, W.M. 2011. A novel method for selecting antagonists against postharvest fruit decays originating from latent infections. Biological Control. 59:348-389.
Diversity and antimicrobial activities of endophytic fungi isolated from Myrcia Sellowiana in Tocantins, Brazil - (Proceedings)
Pinto, W.S., Perim, M.C., Borgsj, C., Pimenta, R.S., Rosa, L.H., Silva, J.M., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2011. Diversity and antimicrobial activities of endophytic fungi isolated from Myrcia Sellowiana in Tocantins, Brazil. Proceedings of Acta Horticulturae. p. 283-288.
Identifying and characterizing microflora of stone fruits to select antagonists for control of brown rot with emphasis on latent infections - (Proceedings)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Buyer, J.S., Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Identifying and characterizing microflora of stone fruits to select antagonists for control of brown rot with emphasis on latent infections. Proceedings of Acta Horticulturae. p. 241-250.
Selecting antagonists for control of postharvest brown rot of stone fruits originating from latent infections - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Pimenta, R.S., Jurick Ii, W.M. 2011. Selecting antagonists for control of postharvest brown rot of stone fruits originating from latent infections (abstract). Phytopathology. p. 54.
Evaluation of efficacy of microbial biological control agents - commercially acceptable control levels - (Proceedings) - (10-Feb-11)
Biological control of postharvest diseases of fruits: from wound to latent infection - (Proceedings)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2011. Biological control of postharvest diseases of fruits: from wound to latent infection. Full-Bright Specialist Program workshop. University of Pretoria. p.32.
Identification of wild apple germplasm (Malus spp.) with resistance to the postharvest decay pathogens Penicillium expansum and Colletotrichum acutatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick Ii, W.M., Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Park, E., Forsline, P.L., Fazio, G., Conway, W.S. 2011. Identification of wild apple germplasm (Malus spp.) with resistance to the postharvest decay pathogens Penicillium expansum and Colletotrichum acutatum. Plant Breeding. 130:481-486.
Identifying and characterizing microflora of stone fruits to select antagonists for control of brown rot with emphasis on latent infections - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Buyer, J.S., Kurtzman, C.P. 2010. Identifying and characterizing microflora of stone fruits to select antagonists for control of brown rot with emphasis on latent infections (abstract). Plant Disease. Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases: Challenges and opportunities. Program and Book of Abstracts. p.30.
Temperature suppresses decay on apple fruit by affecting Penicillium solitum conidial germination, mycelial growth and polygalacturonase activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vico, I., Jurick Ii, W.M., Camp, M.J., Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2010. Temperature suppresses decay on apple fruit by affecting Penicillium solitum conidial germination, mycelial growth and polygalacturonase activity. Plant Pathology Journal. 9(3):144-148.
Characteristics of Monilinia fructicola isolates from decayed stone fruits in eastern West Virginia - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Biggs, A.R. 2010. Characteristics of Monilinia fructicola isolates from decayed stone fruits in eastern West Virginia (abstract). Phytopathology. p.75.
Bacterial microflora of nectarines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Buyer, J.S. 2010. Bacterial microflora of nectarines. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 5:480-486.
Combining biological control with physical and chemical treatments to control fruit decays after harvest - (Review Article)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2010. Combining biological control with physical and chemical treatments to control fruit decays after harvest. Stewart Postharvest Review. 6(1):1-16.
Yeast microflora of nectarines and their potential for biocontrol of brown rot Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Kurtzman, C.P., Buyer, J.S. 2010. Yeast microflora of nectarines and their potential for biocontrol of brown rot. Yeast. 27: 389-398.
Purification and biochemical characterization of polygalacturonase produced by Penicillium expansum during postharvest decay of ‘Anjou’ pear Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Gaskins, V.L., Garrett, W.M., Whitaker, B.D., Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2010. Purification and biochemical characterization of polygalacturonase produced by Penicillium expansum during postharvest decay of ‘Anjou’ pear. Phytopathology. 100(1):42-48.
Quo vadis of biological control of postharvest diseases - (Proceedings)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2009. Quo vadis of biological control of postharvest diseases. D. Prusky and M.L. Gullino (eds.), Post-harvest Pathology, Plant Pathology in the 21st centruy, Vol 2, pp. 137-148.
Future prospects for biological control of postharvest diseases - (Popular Publication)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2009. Future prospects for biological control of postharvest diseases. Mountaineer Grower. 569: 1-26
Characterizing culturable microflora of nectarines: bacteria and their potential for biological control of postharvest fruit decay - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Buyer, J.S. 2009. Characterizing culturable microflora of nectarines: bacteria and their potential for biological control of postharvest fruit decay . American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
Isolation, purification, and characterization of a polygalacturonase produced in Penicillium solitum-decayed 'Golden Delicious' apple fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jurick II, W.M., Vico, I., Mcevoy, J.L., Whitaker, B.D., Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2009. Isolation, purification, and characterization of a polygalacturonase produced in Penicillium solitum-decayed 'Golden Delicious' apple fruit. Journal of Phytopathology. 99:636-641.
Agriculturally important yeasts: Biological control of field and postharvest diseases using yeast antagonists, and yeasts as pathogens of plants - (Book / Chapter)
Schisler, D.A., Janisiewicz, W.J., Boekhout, T., Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Agriculturally important yeasts: Biological control of field and postharvest diseases using yeast antagonists, and yeasts as pathogens of plants. In: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T., editors. The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. Vol. 1, 5th Edition. London, England: Elsevier. p. 45-52.
Control of blue mold decay of apple during commercial controlled atmosphere storage with yeast antagonists and sodium bicarbonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Conway, W.S., Yoder, K.S. 2008. Control of blue mold decay of apple during commercial controlled atmosphere storage with yeast antagonists and sodium bicarbonate. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 49:374-378.
Yeast microflora of nectarines - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Kurtzman, C.P. 2008. Yeast microflora of nectarines. American Phytopathological Society.
Progress in evaluating Malus sieversii for Disease-Resistance and Horticultural Traits - (Proceedings)
Fazio, G., Forsline, P.L., Aldwinckle, H., Volk, G.M., Richards, C.M., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2009. Progress in evaluating Malus sieversii for Disease-Resistance and Horticultural Traits. ISHS 2009. Acta Hort. 814:59-66.
Preliminary evaluation of apple germplasm from Kazakhstan for resistance to blue mold decay caused by Penicillium expansum after harvest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Conway, W.S., Forsline, P.L. 2008. Preliminary evaluation of apple germplasm from Kazakhstan for resistance to blue mold decay caused by Penicillium expansum after harvest. HortScience.43(2):420-426.
Improved biocontrol of fruit decay fungi with Pichia pastoris recombinant strains expressing Psd1 antifungal peptide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Pereira, I., Almeida, M.S., Roberts, D.P., Wisniewski, M.E., Kurtenbach, E. 2008. Improved biocontrol of fruit decay fungi with Pichia pastoris recombinant strains expressing Psd1 antifungal peptide. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 47:218-225.
Resistance of apples from the Kazakhstan germplasm collection to postharvest decay caused by Penicillium expansum - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Conway, W.S., Forsline, P.L. 2007. Resistance of apples from the Kazakhstan germplasm collection to postharvest decay caused by Penicillium expansum. Phytopathology, 97:S51
Control of blue mold of apple by combining controlled atmosphere, antagonist mixtures and sodium bicarbonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Leverentz, B., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2007. Control of blue mold of apple by combining controlled atmosphere, antagonist mixtures and sodium bicarbonate. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 45:326-332.
Commercial applications and future prospects for the use of biological control after harvest - (Proceedings)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2007. Commercial applications and future prospects for the use of biological control after harvest. COST International Congress Abstracts COST action 924, pgs 8-17, dtd 3-5 May 2007.
Microbial interactions affecting stem-end blue mold decay of 'd'Anjou pears - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2006. Microbial interactions affecting stem-end blue mold decay of 'd'Anjou pears. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 42(2006):217-221.
Biocontrol of Listeria Monocytogenes on Fresh-Cut Honeydew Melons Using a Bacterial Antagonist and Bacteriophage - (Abstract Only)
Hong, Y., Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Abadias, M., Camp, M.J. 2006. Biocontrol of listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut honeydew melons using a bacterial antagonist and bacteriophage. Phytopathology. 96:S51.
Virulence Factors Associated with Penicillium Expansum and P. Solitum During Decay of Apple Fruit - (Abstract Only)
Mcevoy, J.L., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2006. Virulence factors associated with penicillium expansum and p. solitum during decay of apple fruit. Phytopathology. 96:S75
Biocontrol Activity of Recombinant Pichia Pastoris Constitutively Expressing Pea Defensin Against Blue Mold of Apple - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Pereira, I.B., Almeida, M.S., Roberts, D.P., Wisniewski, M.E., Kurtenbach, E. 2006. Biocontrol activity of recombinant Pichia pastoris constitutively expressing pea defensin against blue mold of apple. Phytopathology. 96:S53.
Biological control - (Book / Chapter)
Valdebenito-Sanhueza, R., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2006. Biological control. Postharvest Diseases of Tropical Fruits and Vegetables. Brazil: Embrapa Informacao Tecnologica. p. 119-144.
Control of Blue Mold of Apple by Combining Controlled Atmosphere, Antagonist Mixtures, and Sodium Bicarbonate - (Abstract Only)
Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Leverentz, B., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2005. Control of blue mold of apple by combining controlled atmosphere, antagonist mixtures, and sodium bicarbonate [abstract]. Phytopathology. 34:11-20.
Biocontrol of Foodborne Pathogens on Fresh-Cut Apples Using Naturally Occurring Bacterial and Yeast Antagonists - (Abstract Only)
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Kurtzman, C.P., Abadias, M.L., Camp, M.J. 2005. Biocontrol of foodborne pathogens on fresh-cut apples using naturally occurring bacterial and yeast antagonists [abstract]. Phytopathology 95. (Sppl.):59.
Evaluation of Biological Control Activity of Metschnikowia Pulcherrima for Control of Blue Mold on 'empire' Apples in Cold Storage, 2003-2004 - (Research Notes)
Errampallid, D., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2006. Evaluation of biological control activity of Metschnikowia pulcherrima for control of blue mold on 'Empire' apples in cold storage, 2003-2004. Canadian Pest Management Research Reports 43:139-140.
Evaluation of Biological Control Activity of Metschnikowia Pulcherrima for Control of Blue Mold in 'mcintosh' Apples in Cold Storage, 2003-2004 - (Research Notes)
Errampallid, D., Janisiewicz, W.J. 2006. Evaluation of biological control activity of Metschnikowia pulcherrima for control of blue mold in 'Mcintosh' apples in cold storage, 2003-2004. Canadian Pest Management Research Reports 43:118-120.
Biological Control of Stem-End Decay of "d'anjou" Pears in Storage - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2005. Biological control of stem-end decay of "d'anjou" pears in storage. Phytopathology.
Improving Biocontrol Using Antagonist Mixtures with Heat And/or Sodium Bicarbonate to Control Postharvest Decay of Apple Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Conway, W.S., Leverentz, B., Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2005. Improving biocontrol using antagonist mixtures with heat and/or sodium bicarbonate to control postharvest decay of apple fruit. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 36:235-244
Bin Drenching System for Testing Biocontrol Agents and Chemicals for Control of Postharvest Decay of Apples under Commercial Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Peterson, D.L., Yoder, K., Miller, S.S. 2005. Bin drenching system for testing biocontrol agents and chemicals for control of postharvest decay of apples under commercial conditions. Plant Disease. 89:487-490
Overexpression of a Peach Defensin Gene Can Enhance the Activity of Post Harvest Biocontrol Agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wisniewski, M.E., Bassett, C.L., Artlip, T.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Norelli, J.L., Droby, S. 2005. Overexpression of a peach defensin gene can enhance the activity of post harvest biocontrol agents. Acta Horticulturae 682: 1999-2006.
Use of a Luxgfp Bioreporter System to Determine Metabolic Activity of An Antagonist in Fruit Wounds - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Bassett, C.L., Wisniewski, M.E., Conway, W.S., Roberts, D.P. Use of a luxgfp bioreporter system to determine metabolic activity of an antagonist in fruit wounds. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.Abstract to be presented at Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, July 31 - August 4, 2004 in Anaheim, CA.
Overexpression of a Peach Defensin Gene Can Enhance the Activity of Postharvest Biocontrol Agents - (Abstract Only)
Wisniewski, M.E., Droby, S., Bassett, C.L., Janisiewicz, W.J., Artlip, T.S. Overexpression of a peach defensin gene can enhance the activity of postharvest biocontrol agents. International Society for Horticultural Science Meeting. Abstract S10-07 presented at the ISHS Postharvest Workshop, Verona, Italy, June 6-11, 2004.
Integrating Heat Treatment, Biocontrol and Sodium Bicarbonate to Reduce Postharvest Decay of Apple Caused by Colletotrichum Acutatum and Penicillium Expansum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Conway, W.S., Leverentz, B., Janisiewicz, W.J., Blodgett, A.B., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2004. Integrating heat treatment, biocontrol and sodium bicarbonate to reduce postharvest decay of apple caused by colletotrichum acutatum and penicillium expansum. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 34:11-20.
Control of Blue Mold of Apple with Metschnikowia Pulcherrima and Sodium Bicarbonate Using a Small Scale Bin Drencher - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Peterson, D.L., Yoder, K.S., Miller, S.S. Control of blue mold of apple with metschnikowia pulcherrima and sodium bicarbonate using a small scale bin drencher. Phytopathology 94. Abstract S45.
Improving Biocontrol Using Antagonist Mixtures with Heat And/or Sodium Bicarbonate to Control Postharvest Decay of Apple Fruit - (Abstract Only)
Conway, W.S., Leverentz, B., Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2004. Improving biocontrol using antagonist mixtures with heat and/or sodium bicarbonate to control postharvest decay of apple fruit. Phytopathology. 94(Suppl.):Abstract. P. S20.
Optimizing Concentration and Timing of a Phage Spray Application to Reduce Listeria Monocytogenes on Fruit Tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Camp, M.J. 2004. Optimizing concentration and timing of a phage spray application to reduce Listeria monocytogenes on fruit tissue. Journal of Food Protection. 67(8):1682-1686.
Strategies for the Use and Enhancement of Biological Control of Postharvest Fruit Decays - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J. Strategies for the use and enhancement of biological control of postharvest fruit decays. International Symposium on Tropical and Subtropical Fruits. September 12-17, 2004. Fortaleza, Brazil. Abstracts p. 29.
Mechanisms of Biological Control of Postharvest Fruit Decays - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J. Mechanisms of biological control of postharvest fruit decays. Meeting Abstract. Abstract #23 for International Workshop on "Development of Biocontrol Agents of Fungal Diseases for Commercial Applications in Food Production Systems", Sevilla, Spain, March 24-27, 2004.
Susceptibility of the Stempull Areas of the Mechanically Harvested Apples and Its Control with Bicontrol Agents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Peterson, D.L. 2004. Susceptibility of the stempull areas of the mechanically harvested apples and its control with bicontrol agents. Plant Disease Vol. 88 No. 6 pgs. 662-664.
Characterization of a Defensin in Bark & Fruit Tissues of Peach and in Vitro Antimicrobial Activity of a Recombinant Defensin in the Yeast Pichia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
WISNIEWSKI, M.E., BASSETT, C.L., ARTLIP, T.S., WEBB, R.P., JANISIEWICZ, W.J., NORELLI, J.L., GOLDWAY, M., DROBY, S. CHARACTERIZATION OF A DEFENSIN IN BARK & FRUIT TISSUES OF PEACH AND IN VITRO ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY OF A RECOMBINANT DEFENSIN IN THE YEAST PICHIA. PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY. NOVEMBER 2003, Vol. 119, pgs 563-572.
Biocontrol of Listeria Monocytogenes on Fresh-Cut Produce by Combining Bacteriophages and a Bacteriocin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Camp, M.J., Janisiewicz, W.J., Abuladze, T., Saftner, R.A., Sulakvelidze, A. 2003. Biocontrol of Listeria monocytogenes on fresh-cut produce by combining bacteriophages and a bacteriocin. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69(8):4519-4526.
Advantages and Limitations of Postharvest Biological Control: Toward the Next Generation Products - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J. 2003. Advantages and limitations of postharvest biological control: toward the next generation products. Congress of European Microbiology. 1st FEMS Congress of European Microbiologists, Slovenia June 29-July 3, 2003. Book of Abstracts p. 99.
Susceptibility of the Stem Pull Area of Mechanically Harvested Apples to Blue Mold Decay and Its Control with a Biocontrol Agent - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Susceptibility of the stem pull area of mechanically harvested apples to blue mold decay and its control with a biocontrol agent. Phytopathology 93:S40.
Control of Bitter Rot & Blue Mold of Apples by Integrating Heat and Antagonist Treatments on 1-Mcp Treated Fruit Stored under Controlled Atmosphere Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
JANISIEWICZ, W.J., LEVERENTZ, B., CONWAY, W.S., SAFTNER, R.A., REED, A.N., CAMP, M.J. CONTROL OF BITTER ROT & BLUE MOLD OF APPLES BY INTEGRATING HEAT AND ANTAGONIST TREATMENTS ON 1-MCP TREATED FRUIT STORED UNDER CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERE CONDITIONS. POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY. Vol. 29, p 129-143. March 2003.
Electroporation and Stable Maintenance of Plasmid Dnas in a Biocontrol Strain of Pseudomonas Syringae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BASSETT, C.L., JANISIEWICZ, W.J. ELECTROPORATION AND STABLE MAINTENANCE OF PLASMID DNAS IN A BIOCONTROL STRAIN OF PSEUDOMONAS SYRINGAE. BIOTECHNOLOGY TECHNIQUES. Vol. 25, pgs. 199-203, February 2003.
Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases of Fruits - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Sep-02)
Postharvest Biocontrol Products:development and Commercialization - (Proceedings) - (04-Jun-02)
Effect of Combining Mcp Treatment, Heat Treatment, and Biocontrol on the Reduction of Postharvest Decay of 'golden Delicious' Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leverentz, B., Conway, W.S., Janisiewicz, W.J., Saftner, R.A., Camp, M.J. 2002. Effect of combining mcp treatment, heat treatment, and biocontrol on the reduction of postharvest decay of 'golden delicious' apples Postharvest Biology and Technology 27 (2003) 221-233
Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases of Fruits - (Review Article) - (23-Apr-02)
Biological Control on Minimally Processed Fruits and Vegetables - (Book / Chapter)
Leverentz, B., Janisiewicz, W.J., Conway, W.S. 2003. Biological control on minimally processed fruits and vegetables. Book Chapter. Microbial Safety of Minimally Processed Foods, page 319-331.
Diversity and Biological Control Potential of M.PULCHERRIMA Strains Againstblue Mold of Apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Aug-01)
Characterizing the Mechanism of Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases on Fruits with a Simple Method to Study Competition for Nutrients - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Jul-01)
Bacteriophage As a Biocontrol Method for Salmonella and Listeria on Fresh Cut Fruit - (Abstract Only) - (25-Apr-01)
Phenotypic, Genetic and Functional Characterizing of Metchnikowia Pulcherrima Strains That Control Blue Mold of Apple - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-01)
Examination of Bacteriophage As a Biocontrol Method for Salmonella on Fresh-Cut Fruit - a Model Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Feb-01)
Combining Yeasts Or a Bacterial Biocontrol Agent and Heat Treatment to Reduce Postharvest Decay of 'gala' Apples. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jul-00)
Survival and Growth of Listeria Monocytogenes on Fresh-Cut Apple Slices Andits Interaction with Glomerella Cingulata and Penicillium Expansion - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Oct-99)
Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases of Citrus - (Abstract Only) - (02-Oct-99)
Strategy for Combining Heat Treatment, Calcium Infiltration and Biologicalcontrol to Reduce Postharvest Decay of 'gala' Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Dec-98)
Fate of Escherichia Coli on Fresh Cut Apple Tissue and Its Transmission by Fruit Flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Oct-98)
Ecological Diversity, Niche Overlap, and Coexistence of Antagonists Used Indeveloping Mixtures for Biocontrol of Postharvest Diseases of Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jan-96)
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