Penelope Perkins-Veazie

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

September 16, 2015

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 […]

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

August 12, 2015

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, […]

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

April 21, 2015

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 […]

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

November 22, 2014

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 […]

Grafting Extends Field Storage Life of Seedless Watermelon

November 18, 2014

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, […]

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

November 18, 2014

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 […]

Searching for Salmonella

August 12, 2013

NC State News Center Date posted: August 12, 2013 Dave Caldwell photoDiane Ducharme, an N.C. State University graduate student and N.C. Cooperative Extension associate, is part of a team studying how tomatoes can become contaminated with Salmonella. A team of North Carolina State University scientists is looking for Salmonella on tomatoes and around tomato production […]

NC Research Campus Boosting FSMA Compliance

July 14, 2013

Published in Food Protection Trends, July-August 2013 The NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, just north of Charlotte, possesses scientific expertise and instrumentation that can boost the ability of companies and organizations to comply with the more stringent requirements for safety plans and product testing under the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food […]

Strawberry breeding program receives national sustainability initiative grants

June 05, 2013

Fresh Plaza 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 […]

FDA, NCRC Scientists Collaborate On New Standards For Salmonella-Free Tomatoes

March 09, 2013

Scientists with the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute and its NC Cooperative Extension outreach component, located at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, are collaborating with the US Food and Drug Administration on a joint project to establish new standards to prevent Salmonella contamination of tomatoes. From the fields and waterways of […]

Grafting Effects on Vegetable Quality

June 13, 2012

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 […]

Website for blackberry, raspberry growers wins award

February 09, 2012

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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Dr. Carol Cheatham, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute: The Importance of the B.E.R.R.Y.S

September 03, 2011

Dr. Carol Cheatham, UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute: The Importance of the B.E.R.R.Y.S As a developmental cognitive neuroscientist, Carol Cheatham, PhD, is passionate about the hippocampus, the area of the brain that plays an essential role in the formation, organization, and storage of memories. Cheatham is an associate professor of Psychology at UNC Chapel […]

Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, NC State University: Better Foods, Better Shelf Life

August 03, 2011

Dr. Penelope Perkins-Veazie, NC State University: Better Foods, Better Shelf Life No matter how filled fruits and vegetables are with health-promoting and disease-fighting nutrients, they have to make it to market with their nutritional value intact, free of microbial contamination, and looking, smelling, and tasting great. This is the challenge of postharvest physiologist Penelope Perkins-Veazie, […]

Postharvest Challenges for Organically Grown Orchard Fruit

June 13, 2009

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 […]

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT ON ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT OF TEN RASPBERRY CULTIVARS

June 13, 2009

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 […]

Enhancement of Tomato Fruit Lycopene by Potassium Is Cultivar Dependent

June 13, 2009

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 […]