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Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage

Shelf life and changes in phenolic compounds of organically grown blackberries during refrigerated storage, Postharvest Biology and Technology. Moo Jung Kima, Penelope Perkins-Veaziea, , Guoying Maa, Gina Fernandezb, a Plants for Human Health Institute, NC Research Campus, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, United States b Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695, United States Abstract […]

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Comparison of Tomato Genotypes Grown Under Conventional and Organic Production System for Nutrient Composition

Comparison of Tomato Genotypes Grown Under Conventional and Organic Production System for Nutrient Composition, Aug 2015, Dilip R. Panthee, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center, 455 Research Drive, Mills River, NC 28759. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, […]

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Anthocyanin, Carotenoid, Tocopherol, and Ellagitannin Content of Red Raspberry Cultivars Grown under Field or High Tunnel Cultivation in the Southeastern United States

Anthocyanin, Carotenoid, Tocopherol, and Ellagitannin Content of Red Raspberry Cultivars Grown under Field or High Tunnel Cultivation in the Southeastern United States, Apr 2015, Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, Christine M. Bradish1, Gad G. Yousef, Guoying Ma, Penelope Perkins-Veazie, Gina E. Fernandez Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7609, Raleigh, NC 27695 Plants for […]

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Freshman Gains Insights in Research Stint at David H. Murdock Research Institute

  Freshman chemistry major Brandon Furr has wrapped up a four-month stint as the first UNC Charlotte intern in the In Vitro Sciences Laboratory at David H. Murdock Research Institute, having gained hands-on research experience and clarity about his future. “As I am leaving my internship, I am definitely interested in exploring research further going […]

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Variation of Carotenoids and Polyphenolics in Peach and Implications on Breeding for Modified Phytochemical Profiles

Variation of Carotenoids and Polyphenolics in Peach and Implications on Breeding for Modified Phytochemical Profiles, Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 2014, Allan F. Brown1, Gad G. Yousef, Ivette Guzman and Kranthi K. Chebrolu Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina Research Campus, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, Dennis J. Werner and Mike […]

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Grafting Extends Field Storage Life of Seedless Watermelon

Grafting Extends Field Storage Life of Seedless Watermelon, Cucerbitaceae 2014 Proceedings, RichArd hAssell* Coastal REC, Clemson University, Charleston, SC 29414, USA, PeneloPe Perkins-veAZie, Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Sciences, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA, lisA deAn, USDA-ARS, Market Quality and Handling Research, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA AbstrAct. Quality of watermelon fruit is a combination of firmness, […]

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Yield and Quality Response of Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo) Cultivars Grown in the Southeastern United States

Yield and Quality Response of  Spaghetti Squash (Cucurbita pepo) Cultivars Grown in the Southeastern United States. Cucerbitaceae 2014 Proceedings., Jonathan r. Schultheis1*, Travis E. Birdsell2, And Penelooe Perkins-veazie3, 1Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, 2721 Founders Drive, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609, USA, 2134 Ashe County Center, Government Circle, Suite 202, Jefferson, NC 28640, USA, 3Plants for Human Health Institute, Department […]

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Summit starts move to bring fight against hunger into Cabarrus, Kannapolis schools

by: Lucas Johnson, Charlotte Observer Read original article A thriving teaching garden at a Concord elementary school has helped spawn an effort to integrate a horticulture curriculum into the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City public school systems. As part of that effort, the newly renamed Cabarrus Farm and Food Council will convene a Hunger Education […]

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A Nutrition Champion Martin Kohlmeier

Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD, a research professor in nutrition with the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, is championing worldwide nutrition education that bridges the gap between the bench, physician exam rooms and the kitchen table…. https://transforming-science.com/a-champion-of-nutrition-education/

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Research campus welcomes interns

By: Jeanie Groh Link to original article Camry Wagner uses a meter to test the soluable sugar content of the black raspberries. Forty high school, college and doctorate interns are picking and studying fruit to benefit agriculture and human health at the North Carolina Research Campus this summer. “In this lab, we basically take measurements […]

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Strawberry Breeding Program Receives National Grants from the Walmart Foundation

PHHI Dr. Jeremy Pattison, strawberry breeder and geneticist with the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus, recently was awarded a $158,391 grant from the National Strawberry Sustainability Initiative, and is a co-investigator on a second grant in the amount of $127,168, led by Dr. Brian Whipker, also with […]

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North Carolina researchers seek organic alternative to chlorine

The Grower Melissa Shipman North Carolina State University, in partnership with the University of Tennessee, has secured a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to improve the safety of organic produce. The group’s study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic Fresh Produce,” began in fall […]

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NC State researchers explore using herbal oils to kill pathogens on fruits, vegetables

By: Amber Veverka, &NewsObserver.com When Penelope Perkins-Veazie picks up a cantaloupe, she is probably thinking something a little different from other shoppers, most of whom probably give the fruit a sniff to check for ripeness, then plunk it in the grocery cart. Perkins-Veazie, on the other hand, peers down at the cantaloupe’s netted skin and […]

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Improving Produce Safety

Full of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients like flavonoids and carotenoids, fruits and vegetables are unarguably a nutritious and essential part of a healthy diet. Sometimes produce comes with unwanted pathogens that cause foodborne illnesses. There are steps everyone can take to minimize the effects of these pathogens from food selection choices to how you prepare […]

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Scientists at NC Research Campus seek to make organic food safer

By: Jenna Barnes, Time Warner Cable News Scientists at NC Research Campus seek to make organic food safer KANNAPOLIS Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus are developing new ways to make organic food safer. A team of NC State and University of Tennessee researchers received a $2 million grant from the USDA to develop […]

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Scientists at NC Research Campus seek to make organic food safer

By: Jenna Barnes, Time Warner News KANNAPOLIS — Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus are developing new ways to make organic food safer. A team of NC State and University of Tennessee researchers received a $2 million grant from the USDA to develop a natural product that will kill germs like salmonella, listeria and […]

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PHHI receives USDA grant to combat E. coli

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute, the University’s agricultural extension program, received a $2 million grant from the USDA to research ways to eliminate the presence of E. coli in produce that could end up in homes. Holden Broyhill, Staff Writer, TechnicianOnline   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Agriculture Research […]

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PHHI receives USDA grant to combat E. coli

Holden Broyhill, Staff Writer, The Technicianonline Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute, the University’s agricultural extension program, received a $2 million grant from the USDA to research ways to eliminate the presence of E. coli in produce that could end up in homes   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Organic Agriculture […]

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North Carolina, Tennessee scientists teaming up to improve organic produce safety

The Southeast Farm Express By Justin Moore, North Carolina State University A group of scientists at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and North Carolina State University are working together to improve the safety of organic produce — naturally. Their study, “Alternative Post-harvest Washing Solutions to Enhance the Microbial Safety and Quality of Organic […]

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PHHI Research, Extension Collaboration Wins Award

The Plants for Human Health Institute’s (PHHI) Pack ‘N Cool, a customizable mobile refrigeration unit for food products like fruits and vegetables, received a 2013 Blue Ribbon Extension Communication Award, presented by the Southern Region of the American Society of Horticultural Science (ASHS) for publications and materials that are novel applications or have generated impact with […]

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PHHI Presenting Postharvest Cooling Session at Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo

N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) will coordinate a comprehensive postharvest cooling session during the 27th Annual Southeast Vegetable and Fruit Expo on November 27, 2012, in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, postharvest physiologist and professor with PHHI, will lead the session – titled “Capitalize on Commodity Postharvest” – with colleagues […]

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“Pack ‘N Cool” Provides Farmers with Mobile Refrigeration Solution

Link to original article N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) has developed a new mobile cooling unit for farmers. The five-by-eight-feet refrigerated trailer – called the “Pack ‘N Cool” – is designed to keep fruits and vegetables at ideal temperatures during transport to and from farmers markets or as they’re harvested in […]

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Grafting Effects on Vegetable Quality

Grafting Effects on Vegetable Quality HortScience June 2012, Angela R. Davis1 and Penelope Perkins-Veazie U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, South Central Agricultural Research Laboratory, P.O. Box 159, Highway 3 West, Lane, OK 74555,  Richard Hassell Clemson University, CREC, 2700 Savannah, Highway, Charleston, SC 29414, Amnon Levi U.S. Vegetable Laboratory, USDA, ARS, 2700 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC 29414, Stephen R. King Vegetable Fruit […]

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Website for blackberry, raspberry growers wins award

NC State News Center KANNAPOLIS, NC – N.C. MarketReady, a program of N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, received the Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Blue Ribbon Communication Award for its Blackberry & Raspberry Growers Information Portal. The award was accepted by Dr. Penelope […]

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Postharvest Challenges for Organically Grown Orchard Fruit

Postharvest Challenges for Organically Grown Orchard Fruit Penelope Perkins-Veazie Abstract Switching from conventional to organic production requires a philosophical shift and recognition of different production system inputs plus postharvest handling challenges. First, and most obvious, is the replacement of common and readily available manufactured chemical inputs with approved “natural” or “nature-made compounds” (i.e., organic) for […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT ON ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT OF TEN RASPBERRY CULTIVARS

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT ON ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT OF TEN RASPBERRY CULTIVARS P.P. Moore, P. Perkins-Veazie, C.A. Weber, L. Howard Abstract: Ten red raspberry cultivars grown in New York and Washington were harvested in 2002 and 2003 and analyzed for fruit composition and antioxidant content. The contributions of production environment and year were compared to genetic variability. Fruit […]

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Enhancement of Tomato Fruit Lycopene by Potassium Is Cultivar Dependent

Enhancement of Tomato Fruit Lycopene by Potassium Is Cultivar Dependent Henry Taber Department of Horticulture, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011,  Penelope Perkins-Veazie USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Lane, OK 74555, Shanshan Lil and Wendy White Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, Steven Rodermel and Yang Xu Abstract The purpose of this experiment was to determine […]

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