Penelope Perkins-Veazie

Works (69)

Updated: April 5th, 2024 06:33

2024 journal article

Exploring shelf-life predictability of appearance traits and fruit texture in blueberry

POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 208.

By: H. Oh n, M. Pottorff n, L. Giongo*, C. Mainland n, M. Iorizzo n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Blueberry; Shelf-life; Prediction; Weight loss; Fruit quality; Mechanical texture
Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 18, 2023

2024 article

Genotype and ripening method affect carotenoid content and bio-accessibility in banana

Munoz, B., Hayes, M., Perkins-Veazie, P., Gillitt, N., Munoz, M., Kay, C. D., … Iorizzo, M. (2024, March 4). FOOD & FUNCTION, Vol. 3.

By: B. Munoz n, M. Hayes n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, N. Gillitt, M. Munoz, C. Kay n, M. Lila n, M. Ferruzzi n, M. Iorizzo n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 8, 2024

2023 journal article

Blueberry Cell Wall Polysaccharide Composition of Three Distinct Fruit Firmness Phenotypes

ACS FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 3(11), 1920–1930.

By: M. Trandel-Hayse n, S. Johanningsmeier*, H. Oh n, M. Iorizzo n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Vaccinium corymbosum; peel; pulp; cell wall; neutral sugar; linkage assembly; polysaccharide
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 22, 2024

2023 journal article

Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals candidate genes for cold stress response and early flowering in pineapple

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 13(1).

By: A. Yow n, K. Laosuntisuk n, R. Young*, C. Doherty n, N. Gillitt, P. Perkins-Veazie n, Q. Jenny Xiang n, M. Iorizzo n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 26, 2024

2023 journal article

Identification of bromelain subfamily proteases encoded in the pineapple genome

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 13(1).

By: A. Yow n, H. Bostan n, R. Young*, G. Valacchi n, N. Gillitt, P. Perkins-Veazie n, Q. Xiang n, M. Iorizzo n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Quantification and Prediction with Near Infrared Spectroscopy of Carbohydrates throughout Apple Fruit Development

HORTICULTURAE, 9(2).

By: J. Larson n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, G. Ma n & T. Kon n

author keywords: apple; fruit development; carbohydrate quantification; near infrared spectroscopy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: March 20, 2023

2023 journal article

Spray drying to produce novel phytochemical-rich ingredients from juice and pomace of American elderberry

FOOD BIOSCIENCE, 55.

By: K. Ravichandran*, E. Silva n, M. Moncada n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, M. Lila n, C. Greenlief*, A. Thomas*, R. Hoskin n, K. Krishnaswamy*

author keywords: Sambucus; Dietary supplement; Repurposing; Powder ingredients; Bioaccessibility; Phytochemicals
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 18, 2023

2023 journal article

The Absence of Malvidin-3-Glucoside in Petiole Tissue Predicts Rare Red-Type Flower of Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis L.)

AGRICULTURE-BASEL, 13(3).

By: P. Perkins-Veazie n, G. Ma n, J. Schwickerath n, E. Meyer n & H. Chen n

author keywords: anthocyanin; ornamental plant breeding; tree genetics; peonidin-3-glucoside; HPLC; physiological marker; flower color
TL;DR: Petiole anthocyanin profiles were strongly indicative of plant flower-color types and indicate that the presence or absence of peonidin-3-glucoside and malvidin- 3-glUCoside in petioles can be a physiological marker for identifying redbud flower color types. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 11, 2023

2022 journal article

Analysis of a Multi-Environment Trial for Black Raspberry (Rubus occidentalis L.) Quality Traits

Genes, 13(3), 418.

By: M. Willman*, J. Bushakra*, N. Bassil*, C. Finn*, M. Dossett*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, C. Bradish n, G. Fernandez n ...

author keywords: high-throughput genotyping; pomological traits; mixed model analysis; genotype-by-environment interaction; QTL-by-environment interaction
MeSH headings : Chromosome Mapping; Genetic Linkage; Plant Breeding; Quantitative Trait Loci; Rubus / genetics
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: April 18, 2022

2022 journal article

Comparative multi-parameters approach to dissect texture subcomponents of highbush blueberry cultivars at harvest and postharvest

POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 183.

By: L. Giongo*, M. Ajelli*, M. Pottorff n, P. Perkins-Veazie n & M. Iorizzo n

author keywords: Blueberry; Fruit quality; Post-harvest; Shelf life storage; Texture; Texture analysis; Texture profile analysis; Vaccinium
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 26, 2021

2022 journal article

Coordinated transcriptional regulation of the carotenoid biosynthesis contributes to fruit lycopene content in high-lycopene tomato genotypes

Horticulture Research, 9.

By: J. Duduit n, P. Kosentka n, M. Miller n, B. Blanco-Ulate*, M. Lenucci*, D. Panthee n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, W. Liu n

TL;DR: This is the first systematic investigation of the role of the complete pathway genes in regulating fruit lycopene biosynthesis across many HLYs, and enables tomato breeding and gene editing for increased fruit Lycopene content. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 1, 2022

2022 journal article

There and back again; historical perspective and future directions for Vaccinium breeding and research studies

HORTICULTURE RESEARCH, 9.

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 1, 2022

2021 journal article

A Catalog of Natural Products Occurring in Watermelon-Citrullus lanatus

FRONTIERS IN NUTRITION, 8.

By: M. Sorokina*, K. McCaffrey*, E. Deaton n, G. Ma n, J. Ordovas*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, C. Steinbeck*, A. Levi*, L. Parnell*

author keywords: food chemistry; natural products; natural compounds; watermelon; phytochemicals
TL;DR: Knowing precisely what is in what the authors eat, as this catalog does for watermelon, supports both the rationale for certain controlled feeding studies in the field of precision nutrition, and plant breeding efforts for the development of new varieties with enhanced concentrations of specific phytochemicals. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: October 18, 2021

2021 journal article

Cell Wall Polysaccharide Composition of Grafted 'Liberty' Watermelon With Reduced Incidence of Hollow Heart Defect

FRONTIERS IN PLANT SCIENCE, 12.

By: M. Trandel n, S. Johanningsmeier n, J. Schultheis n, C. Gunter n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; watermelon; neutral sugar; graft; linkage assembly; pectin
TL;DR: Grafting onto the interspecific hybrid rootstock decreased the incidence of HH and can be a useful method for growers using HH susceptible cultivars, including the identification of several new linkages. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: April 5, 2021

2021 article

Grafting watermelon onto interspecific hybrid squash reduces hollow heart disorder

II INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON VEGETABLE GRAFTING, Vol. 1302, pp. 225–232.

By: M. Trandel*, P. Perkins-Veazie*, J. Schultheis*, C. Gunter* & E. Johannes*

author keywords: grafting; fruit disorder; tissue firmness; confocal microscopy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 23, 2021

2020 journal article

'Liz' and 'Rocco' Strawberries

HORTSCIENCE, 55(4), 597–600.

By: G. Fernandez n, J. Pattison n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, J. Ballington n, E. Clevinger n, R. Schiavone n, S. Gu n, J. Samtani n ...

author keywords: Fragaria Xananassa; fresh market; June-bearing; short-day
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Characterization of Nutrient Disorders and Impacts on Chlorophyll and Anthocyanin Concentration of Brassica rapa var. Chinensis

AGRICULTURE-BASEL, 10(10).

By: P. Veazie n, P. Cockson n, J. Henry n, P. Perkins-Veazie n & B. Whipker n

author keywords: toxicity; deficiency; macronutrients; micronutrients; nutrient disorders; tissue analysis; bok choy; carotenoids
TL;DR: The results indicate that visual symptoms of nutrient deficiency are well correlated with nutrient disorders, and changes in dry weight, chlorophyll, and anthocyanin did not show consistent changes across nutrient disorders. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: November 24, 2020

2020 journal article

Cucurbitaceae Germplasm Resistance to Verticillium Wilt and Grafting Compatibility with Watermelon

HORTSCIENCE, 55(2), 141–148.

By: A. Attavar, L. Tymon, P. Perkins-Veazie* & C. Miles

author keywords: crop quality; disease resistance; germplasm accessions; grafting success; soilborne disease; yield
TL;DR: Six verticillium wilt-tolerant accessions that were compatible with watermelon could potentially be used as rootstocks or as sources of genetic resistance in rootstock breeding programs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Daily watermelon consumption decreases plasma sVCAM-1 levels in overweight and obese postmenopausal women

NUTRITION RESEARCH, 76, 9–19.

By: R. Shanely*, J. Zwetsloot*, T. Jurrissen*, L. Hannan*, K. Zwetsloot*, A. Needle*, A. Bishop*, G. Wu*, P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Cardiovascular risk; Insulin; HOMA-IR; L-Citrulline; L-Arginine; Randomized, parallel assignment design
MeSH headings : Arginine / blood; Arginine / therapeutic use; Atherosclerosis / blood; Atherosclerosis / diet therapy; Atherosclerosis / prevention & control; Biomarkers / blood; Blood Glucose / metabolism; Body Composition; Citrulline / therapeutic use; Citrullus / chemistry; Diet; Female; Fruit / chemistry; Humans; Insulin / blood; Insulin Resistance; Lycopene / blood; Lycopene / therapeutic use; Middle Aged; Obesity / blood; Overweight / blood; Plant Extracts / blood; Plant Extracts / therapeutic use; Postmenopause; Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule-1 / blood
TL;DR: It is concluded that 6 weeks of watermelon supplementation improved soluble vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 levels, a marker connected to atherogenesis, independent of changes in body composition or glycemic control. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: May 26, 2020

2020 journal article

Extending Cut Paeonia Lactiflora Pall. Storage Duration Using Sub-Zero Storage Temperatures

AGRONOMY-BASEL, 10(11).

By: N. Jahnke n, J. Dole n, B. Bergmann n, G. Ma* & P. Perkins-Veazie*

author keywords: peony; long-term storage; flower deformity; total phenolic content; malondialdehyde; superoxide dismutase
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 11, 2020

2020 review

Impact of Grafting on Watermelon Fruit Maturity and Quality

[Review of ]. HORTICULTURAE, 6(4).

By: P. Devi*, P. Perkins-Veazie n & C. Miles*

author keywords: flesh firmness; flowering; harvest time; lycopene; rootstock-scion combination; total soluble solids
TL;DR: This review summarizes the literature on watermelon grafting with a focus on abiotic stress tolerance and fruit maturity and quality with specific reference to hollow heart and hard seed formation, flesh firmness, total soluble solids, and lycopene content. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 11, 2021

2020 journal article

Impact of sun-simulated white light and varied blue:red spectrums on the growth, morphology, development, and phytochemical content of green-and red-leaf lettuce at different growth stages

SCIENTIA HORTICULTURAE, 264.

By: H. Spalholz n, P. Perkins-Veazie* & R. Hernandez n

author keywords: Light-emitting diode; Plant factory; Indoor farming; Bolting; Solar spectrum; Transplant; Baby-leaf lettuce; Head lettuce
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 6, 2020

2020 article

Postharvest handling of organically produced specialty crops

ADVANCES IN POSTHARVEST MANAGEMENT OF HORTICULTURAL PRODUCE, Vol. 66, pp. 391–408.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie*, C. Gunter* & M. Trandel*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 2, 2021

2020 journal article

Predicting Hollow Heart Incidence in Triploid Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

HORTSCIENCE, 55(12), 1926-+.

By: M. Trandel n, P. Perkins-Veazie n & J. Schultheis n

author keywords: cucurbit; internal defect; pollination; cultigen; seedless
TL;DR: By using multiyear cultigen studies and logistic regression, the authors were able to detect trends for cultigen susceptibility to this highly variable disorder and measurements of placental flesh firmness may be useful indicators of susceptible cultigens. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: January 11, 2021

2020 journal article

Rootstock and Plastic Mulch Effect on Watermelon Flowering and Fruit Maturity in a Verticillium dahliae-Infested Field

HORTSCIENCE, 55(9), 1438–1445.

By: P. Devi, P. Perkins-Veazie* & C. Miles

author keywords: fruit quality; grafting; harvest time; scion; soilborne disease
TL;DR: Overall, rootstocks reduced verticillium wilt severity and increased fruit yield whereas mulch had no effects, and 5 V. dahliae colony forming units (cfu)/g of soil may be the minimum level for impact on watermelon fruit yield. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Acute Freeze-Dried Mango Consumption With a High-Fat Meal has Minimal Effects on Postprandial Metabolism, Inflammation and Antioxidant Enzymes

NUTRITION AND METABOLIC INSIGHTS, 12.

By: C. O'Hara*, B. Ojo*, S. Emerson*, A. Simenson*, S. Peterson*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, M. Payton*, J. Hermann*, B. Smith*, E. Lucas*

author keywords: Mango; postprandial; glucose; inflammation; antioxidant enzymes
TL;DR: When added to an HFM, acute mango consumption had modest beneficial effects on postprandial glucose and HDL-C responses, but did not alter triglyceride, inflammatory, or antioxidant enzymes. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: September 9, 2019

2019 journal article

Citrulline and Arginine Are Moderately Heritable in Two Red-fleshed Watermelon Populations

HORTSCIENCE, 54(2), 200–205.

By: J. Hartman n, P. Perkins-Veazie n & T. Wehner n

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; narrow-sense heritability; lycopene; soluble solids; fruit pH
TL;DR: Based on these heritabilities and phenotypic correlations, tandem selection for high lycopene and citrulline content may be accomplished efficiently using progeny rows with minimal replication using the NCSFW population, whereas replication with multiple years, rows, and locations may be necessary for creating stable lines using theNCHYW population. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 6, 2019

2019 journal article

Citrulline and Arginine Content of Taxa of Cucurbitaceae

HORTICULTURAE, 5(1).

By: J. Hartman n, T. Wehner n, G. Ma n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Survey; Cucurbits; Citrullus lanatus; phytonutrients; Cucumis sativus; Cucumis melo; Melothria scabra; Cucumis metuliferus
TL;DR: Watermelon is the most significant, natural plant source of L-citrulline, a non-proteinaceous amino acid that benefits cardiovascular health and increases vasodilation in many tissues of the body. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 22, 2019

2019 journal article

QTLs associated with flesh quality traits in an elitexelite watermelon population

EUPHYTICA, 215(2).

By: L. Fall*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, G. Ma n & C. McGregor*

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; Brix; Sugar; Fructose; Sucrose; Glucose; Lycopene; Citrulline; Arginine
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: February 11, 2019

2019 journal article

Restricted Phosphorus Fertilization Increases the Betacyanin Concentration and Red Foliage Coloration of Alternanthera

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 144(4), 264–273.

By: J. Henry n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, I. McCall n & B. Whipker n

author keywords: anthocyanin; betalain; floriculture; nutrition; phosphate; pigments
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 5, 2019

2018 journal article

Early Season Growth, Yield, and Fruit Quality of Standard and Mini Watermelon Grafted onto Several Commercially Available Cucurbit Rootstocks

HORTTECHNOLOGY, 28(4), 459–469.

By: M. Bertucci*, K. Jennings n, D. Monks n, J. Schultheis n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, F. Louws n, D. Jordan n

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; Cucurbita maxima; Cucurbita moschata; Cucurbitn pepo; Lagenaria siceraria; scion
TL;DR: No benefits are observed in early season growth, yield, or phytonutrient content of watermelon in response to grafting and in the absence of known disease pressure in a fumigated system. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 16, 2018

2018 journal article

Effect of pectinolytic and cellulytic enzymes on the physical, chemical, and antioxidant properties of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) juice

LWT, 92, 127–132.

By: M. Siddiq*, K. Dolan*, P. Perkins-Veazie* & J. Collins*

author keywords: Blueberry juice; Enzyme treatment; Total phenolics; Total anthocyanins; Antioxidant activity
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2018 journal article

Grafting the Indeterminate Tomato Cultivar Moneymaker onto Multifort Rootstock Improves Cold Tolerance

HORTSCIENCE, 53(11), 1610–1617.

By: D. Suchoff n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, H. Sederoff n, J. Schultheis n, M. Kleinhenz*, F. Louws n, C. Gunter n

Contributors: D. Suchoff n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, H. Sederoff n, J. Schultheis n, M. Kleinhenz*, F. Louws n, C. Gunter n

author keywords: Solanum habrochaites; Solanum lycopersicum; herbaceous grafts; root system morphology; suboptimal temperature
TL;DR: The ability for ‘Multifort’ to maintain root growth at suboptimal temperatures may improve root system sink strength, thereby promoting movement of photosynthate from leaf to root even under cold conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

In-row Vegetation-free Strip Width Effect on Established 'Navaho' Blackberry

WEED TECHNOLOGY, 32(1), 85–89.

By: N. Basinger n, K. Jennings n, D. Monks n, W. Mitchem n, P. Perkins-Veazie n & S. Chaudhari n

author keywords: Cover crop; groundcover; herbicide strip; orchard floor management weed interference
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Recent advances in banana (musa spp.) biofortification to alleviate vitamin A deficiency

Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 59(21), 3498–3510.

By: D. Amah*, A. van Biljon*, A. Brown*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, R. Swennen* & M. Labuschagne*

author keywords: Banana; biofortification; micronutrient deficiency; provitamin A
MeSH headings : Biofortification; Humans; Musa; Provitamins; Vitamin A; Vitamin A Deficiency / prevention & control
TL;DR: This review summarizes the progress made in carotenoid research in bananas relative to banana diversity and the use of conventional breeding and transgenic approaches aimed at banana biofortification to address vitamin A deficiency. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: December 30, 2019

2017 journal article

Heritability and Genetic Variance Components Associated with Citrulline, Arginine, and Lycopene Content in Diverse Watermelon Cultigens

HortScience, 52(7), 936–940.

By: T. Wehner n, R. Naegele n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: cucurbit; human health; Citrullus lanatus; pH; Brix
TL;DR: Citrulline, arginine, and lycopene are naturally occurring compounds found in watermelon, Citrullus lanatus (Thumb)Matsum&Nakai, with beneficial effects on plant growth and human health, and relations among these compounds and fruit quality traits were evaluated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Mango Supplementation Has No Effects on Inflammatory Mediators in Obese Adults

NUTRITION AND METABOLIC INSIGHTS, 10.

By: S. Evans*, M. Beebe*, M. Mahmood*, S. Janthachotikun*, H. Eldoumi*, S. Peterson*, M. Payton*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, B. Smith*, E. Lucas*

author keywords: Mangoes; obesity; anthropometrics; anti-inflammatory markers; lipids
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that 12-week consumption of freeze-dried mango by obese individuals has no impact on obesity-related inflammation and relationships were found between adiponectin and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and between leptin and fat mass. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Muskmelon Fruit Quality in Response to Postharvest Essential Oil and Whey Protein Sprays

HORTSCIENCE, 52(6), 887–891.

By: C. Jiang n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, G. Ma n & C. Gunter n

author keywords: Cucumis melo reticulatus; muskmelon; thyme; cinnamon leaf; clove bud; respiration; beta-carotene
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Black raspberry fruit composition over two years from seedling populations grown at four US geographic locations

Acta Horticulturae, 1133(1133), 335–338.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie*, G. Ma*, G. Fernandez*, C. Bradish*, J. Bushakra, N. Bassil, C. Weber, J. Scheerens ...

Contributors: P. Perkins-Veazie*, G. Ma*, G. Fernandez*, C. Bradish*, J. Bushakra, N. Bassil, C. Weber, J. Scheerens ...

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Comparison of Watermelon and Carbohydrate Beverage on Exercise-Induced Alterations in Systemic Inflammation, Immune Dysfunction, and Plasma Antioxidant Capacity

NUTRIENTS, 8(8).

By: R. Shanely*, D. Nieman*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, D. Henson*, M. Meaney*, A. Knab*, L. Cialdell-Kam*

author keywords: endurance exercise performance; L-citrulline; L-arginine; total nitrate; ferric reducing ability of plasma (FRAP); oxygen radical absorbance capacity (ORAC)
MeSH headings : Antioxidants / metabolism; Beverages / analysis; Carbohydrates / administration & dosage; Carbohydrates / chemistry; Carbohydrates / pharmacology; Citrullus / chemistry; Cross-Over Studies; Exercise; Humans; Immune System Diseases; Inflammation; Male; Middle Aged; Time Factors
TL;DR: Daily WM puree consumption fully supported the energy demands of exercise, and increased post-exercise blood levels of WM nutritional components (l-citrulline and l-arginine), antioxidant capacity, and total nitrate, but without an influence on post-Exercise inflammation and changes in innate immune function. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Fruit Quality and Composition of Two Advanced North Carolina Strawberry Selections

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FRUIT SCIENCE, 16, 220–227.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie n, J. Pattison*, G. Fernandez n & G. Ma n

author keywords: Postharvest; phenolics; anthocyanin; pelargonidin 3-glucoside; fruit quality ratings
TL;DR: Both selections show postharvest promise for strawberry production in the humid mid-South region and is slightly softer than the other genotypes and more prone to mold while the higher soluble solids content may make it suitable for direct market sales. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Mango Supplementation Modulates Gut Microbial Dysbiosis and Short-Chain Fatty Acid Production Independent of Body Weight Reduction in C57BL/6Mice Fed a High-Fat Diet

JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 146(8), 1483–1491.

By: B. Ojo*, G. El-Rassi*, M. Payton*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, S. Clarke*, B. Smith*, E. Lucas*

author keywords: Mango; gut microbiota; high-fat diet; glucose; lipids; short chain fatty acid; gut inflammation
MeSH headings : Animals; Bacteria / drug effects; Bacteria / growth & development; Bacteria / metabolism; Diet, High-Fat / adverse effects; Dietary Supplements; Dysbiosis / drug therapy; Dysbiosis / microbiology; Fatty Acids, Volatile / metabolism; Fruit; Gastrointestinal Microbiome / drug effects; Inflammation / drug therapy; Inflammation / metabolism; Interleukin-10 / metabolism; Intestine, Large / drug effects; Intestine, Large / metabolism; Intestine, Large / microbiology; Male; Mangifera; Mice, Inbred C57BL; Obesity / complications; Obesity / microbiology; Obesity / pathology; Plant Preparations / pharmacology; Plant Preparations / therapeutic use; RNA, Messenger / metabolism; Weight Loss
TL;DR: The addition of mango to an HF diet modulated the gut microbiota and production of SCFAs in C57BL/6 mice; these changes may improve gut tolerance to the insult of anHF diet. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 article

Phenolic compounds and antioxidant capacity of organically grown fresh market blackberries

XI INTERNATIONAL RUBUS AND RIBES SYMPOSIUM, Vol. 1133, pp. 353–356.

By: M. Kim, P. Perkins-Veazie* & G. Fernandez*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Stability of fruit quality traits in diverse watermelon cultivars tested in multiple environments

Horticulture Research, 3(1).

By: M. Dia n, T. Wehner n, P. Perkins-Veazie*, R. Hassell*, D. Price, G. Boyhan*, S. Olson*, S. King* ...

TL;DR: 'Stone Mountain', 'Tom Watson', 'Crimson Sweet' and 'Minilee' were among the best genotypes for lycopene content, sugar content and hollowheart resistance and a stability chart based on marketable yield and average ranking generated from different stability measures for yield attributes and quality traits was developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Crossref, Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Anthocyanin, carotenoid, tocopherol, and ellagitannin content of red raspberry cultivars grown under field or high tunnel cultivation in the Southeastern United States

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 140(2), 163–171.

By: C. Bradish, G. Yousef, G. Ma, P. Perkins-Veazie & G. Fernandez

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 article

Fruit Composition of Elderberry (Sambucus spp.) Genotypes Grown in Oregon and Missouri, USA

I INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ELDERBERRY, Vol. 1061, pp. 219–224.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie n, A. Thomas*, P. Byers* & C. Finn

author keywords: anthocyanin; phenolics; antioxidant; acidity; FRAP; trolox
TL;DR: Of the total antioxidant tests used, total phenolics was the best quick test, as it is the easiest of the assays, showed the least change among years, and correlated highly with FRAP. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Occurrence, severity and initiation of internal necrosis in 'Covington' sweetpotato

HortTechnology, 25(3), 340–348.

By: C. Jiang, P. Perkins-Veazie, S. Blankenship, M. Boyette, Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck, K. Jennings, J. Schultheis

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

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

POSTHARVEST BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY, 110, 257–263.

By: M. Kim n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, G. Ma n & G. Fernandez n

author keywords: Anthocyanins; Blackberries; Flavonols; Phenolic compounds; Postharvest; Storage
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Variation of carotenoids and polyphenolics in peach and implications on breeding for modified phytochemical profiles

Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 139(6), 676–686.

By: A. Brown, G. Yousef, I. Guzman, K. Chebrolu, D. Werner, M. Parker, K. Gasic, P. Perkins-Veazie

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 article

'Von' Thornless Blackberry

Fernandez, G. E., Ballington, J. R., & Perkins-Veazie, P. (2013, May). HORTSCIENCE, Vol. 48, pp. 654–656.

By: G. Fernandez n, J. Ballington n & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Rubus; fruit breeding
TL;DR: ‘Von’ is a new floricane-fruiting blackberry released by North Carolina State University that is a productive plant with high yield, late harvest season, excellent postharvest attributes, and small seed size. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Lycopene Estimation in Tomato Lines Using Infrared Absorbance and Tomato Analyzer

International Journal of Vegetable Science, 19(3), 240–255.

By: D. Panthee n, P. Perkins-Veazie n, D. Randall & A. Brown n

TL;DR: The data indicate that rapid analysis of tomato fruit, kept relatively intact, can be done to accurately predict lycopene content in a wide range of fruit colors, and individual equations within color groups proved useful in predicting lycopenes content. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: June 5, 2019

2013 journal article

Watermelon Quality Traits as Affected by Ploidy

HORTSCIENCE, 48(9), 1113–1118.

By: A. Davis, C. Webber, W. Liu, P. Perkins-Veazie*, A. Levi & S. King

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; total soluble solids; BRIX; L-citrulline; lycopene; glutathione; GSH
TL;DR: Within four families, ploidy affected lycopene concen- tration, but whether this interaction is positive or negative was family-dependent, and these datasuggest the triploidstatealonedoes not give fruit higher lycopeneconcentrations. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Yield and postharvest attributes of caneberries grown under high tunnels and in the open field in North Carolina

International symposium on high tunnel horticultural crop production, 987, 89–98.

By: G. Fernandez* & P. Perkins-Veazie*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Comparison of Flavonoid Composition of Red Raspberries (Rubus idaeus L.) Grown in the Southern United States

JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD CHEMISTRY, 60(23), 5779–5786.

By: C. Bradish n, P. Perkins-Veazie*, G. Fernandez n, G. Xie* & W. Jia*

Contributors: C. Bradish n, P. Perkins-Veazie*, G. Fernandez n, G. Xie* & W. Jia*

author keywords: raspberries; Rubus idaeus; anthocyanins; antioxidant capacity; FRAP; LC-MS; LC-TOF-MS; phenolics; flavonoids; PCA; targeted metabolite profiling
MeSH headings : Anthocyanins / chemistry; Antioxidants / analysis; Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid; Fruit / chemistry; Mass Spectrometry; Metabolomics; North Carolina; Phenols / chemistry; Rosaceae / chemistry; Seasons
TL;DR: Variation in flavonoid composition was primarily attributed to genotype and associated with night temperature and hours exposed to temperatures over 29 °C and 'Nantahala' had particularly high levels of cyanidin-3-sambubioside, indicative of its purple raspberry lineage. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Watermelon: From dessert to functional food

Israel Journal of Plant Sciences, 60(4), 395–402.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie, A. Davis & J. Collins

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 article

'APF-45' Primocane-fruiting Blackberry

Clark, J. R., & Perkins-Veazie, P. (2011, April). HORTSCIENCE, Vol. 46, pp. 670–673.

By: J. Clark & P. Perkins-Veazie*

author keywords: Rubus; fruit breeding; small fruits; postharvest handling
TL;DR: ‘APF-45’ is the first primocanefruiting cultivar with commercial-quality fruit characteristics with postharvest potential for shipping and may broaden production both seasonally and geographically to strengthen blackberry growing and marketing. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Effects of Watermelon Supplementation on Aortic Blood Pressure and Wave Reflection in Individuals With Prehypertension: A Pilot Study

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 24(1), 40–44.

By: A. Figueroa*, M. Sanchez-Gonzalez*, P. Perkins-Veazie n & B. Arjmandi*

author keywords: aortic hemodynamics; blood pressure; hypertension; L-citrulline; prehypertension; watermelon
MeSH headings : Aorta / physiopathology; Blood Flow Velocity; Blood Pressure; Carotid Arteries / physiopathology; Citrullus; Cross-Over Studies; Double-Blind Method; Female; Femoral Artery / physiopathology; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Pilot Projects; Prehypertension / physiopathology
TL;DR: This pilot study shows that watermelon supplementation improves aortic hemodynamics through a decrease in the amplitude of the reflected wave in individuals with prehypertension. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

L-Citrulline Levels in Watermelon Cultigens Tested in Two Environments

HORTSCIENCE, 46(12), 1572–1575.

By: A. Davis, C. Webber, W. Fish, T. Wehner*, S. King & P. Perkins-Veazie*

author keywords: Citrullus lanatus; phytonutrients; amino acids; genotype by environment; fruit quality
TL;DR: The results demonstrated that L-citrulline concentration was affected by environment and the amount of environmental effect varies among cultigens, which could be used to develop cultivars having a high concentration of L- citrullines. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Mango modulates body fat and plasma glucose and lipids in mice fed a high-fat diet

British Journal of Nutrition, 106(10), 1495–1505.

By: E. Lucas*, W. Li*, S. Peterson*, A. Brown*, S. Kuvibidila*, P. Perkins-Veazie n, S. Clarke*, B. Smith*

author keywords: Mango; Glucose; Diabetes; Cholesterol; High-fat diet
MeSH headings : Adiponectin / blood; Adiposity; Animals; Blood Glucose / metabolism; Body Composition; Body Weight; Dietary Fats / administration & dosage; Gene Expression Profiling; Glucose Tolerance Test; Insulin / blood; Insulin Resistance; Leptin / blood; Lipids / blood; Male; Mangifera; Mice; Mice, Inbred C57BL; Organ Size; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that incorporation of freeze-dried mango in the diet of mice improved glucose tolerance and lipid profile and reduced adiposity associated with a high-fat (HF) diet. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2010 journal article

Use of External Indicators to Predict Maturity of Mini-watermelon Fruit

HORTSCIENCE, 45(7), 1034–1037.

By: E. Vinson, F. Woods, J. Kemble*, P. Perkins-Veazie*, A. Davis & J. Kessler

TL;DR: According to the regression models, two completely senesced tendrils, a circumference of 53 cm, weight of 3 kg, and CIE b * coordinate ground spot value of 40 are each sufficient to predict maturity when pH is used as the internal indicator of maturity under the conditions of this experiment. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Influences of Harvest Date and Location on the Levels of β-Carotene, Ascorbic Acid, Total Phenols, the in Vitro Antioxidant Capacity, and Phenolic Profiles of Five Commercial Varieties of Mango (Mangifera indicaL.)

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57(22), 10825–10830.

By: J. Manthey* & P. Perkins-Veazie n

author keywords: Mangiferin; ellagic acid; gallotannins; tropical fruit; polyphenol; vitamin C; Mangifera indica L.; antioxidant; HPLC-MS
MeSH headings : Antioxidants / analysis; Ascorbic Acid / analysis; Ellagic Acid / analysis; Fruit / chemistry; Fruit / growth & development; Hydrolyzable Tannins / analysis; Mangifera / chemistry; Mangifera / growth & development; Phenols / analysis; Species Specificity; Time Factors; Xanthones / analysis; beta Carotene / analysis
TL;DR: Large fruit-to-fruit variations in the concentrations of these compounds occurred within sets of mangoes of the same cultivar with the same harvest location and date, and similar trends were observed in the DPPH radical scavenging activities among the five varieties. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: November 14, 2020

2008 journal article

Blueberry fruit response to postharvest application of ultraviolet radiation

Postharvest Biology and Technology, 47(3), 280–285.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie*, J. Collins & L. Howard*

author keywords: UV-C; phototreatment; ripe rot; anthracnose; antioxidant; V. corymbosum
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2008 journal article

Cucurbit Grafting

Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 27(1), 50–74.

By: A. Davis*, P. Perkins-Veazie*, Y. Sakata*, S. López-Galarza*, J. Maroto*, S. Lee*, Y. Huh*, Z. Sun* ...

author keywords: Cucurbitaceae; watermelon; cantaloupe; cucumber; methods; quality; yield
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2007 journal article

Watermelon consumption increases plasma arginine concentrations in adults

Nutrition, 23(3), 261–266.

By: J. Collins, G. Wu*, P. Perkins-Veazie*, K. Spears*, P. Claypool*, R. Baker*, B. Clevidence*

author keywords: citrulline; amino acids; ornithine; clinical trial; watermelon juice
MeSH headings : Adult; Aged; Arginine / blood; Beverages; Citrulline / administration & dosage; Citrulline / blood; Citrulline / metabolism; Citrullus / chemistry; Cross-Over Studies; Dose-Response Relationship, Drug; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Ornithine / blood
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that plasma concentration of arginine can be increased through intake of citrulline from watermelon, a conditionally essential amino acid for humans. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2006 journal article

Carotenoid Changes of Intact Watermelons after Storage

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54(16), 5868–5874.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie* & J. Collins*

author keywords: lycopene; beta-carotene; chilling injury; triploid watemelon; Citrullus lanatus (Thunb Matsum & Nakai)
MeSH headings : Antioxidants / analysis; Carotenoids / analysis; Citrullus / chemistry; Food Preservation / methods; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Seeds; Temperature; Time Factors
TL;DR: It is shown that carotenoid biosynthesis in watermelons can be affected by temperature and storage, and three types of watermelon, open-pollinated seeded, hybrid seeded, and seedless types, were stored at 5, 13, and 21 degrees C for 14 days and flesh color, composition, and carotinoid content were compared to those of fruit not stored. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2006 journal article

Carotenoid Content of 50 Watermelon Cultivars

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54(7), 2593–2597.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie*, J. Collins*, A. Davis* & W. Roberts*

author keywords: lycopene; free radical scavenger; antioxidant; Citrullus lanatus
MeSH headings : Carotenoids / analysis; Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid; Citrullus / chemistry; Citrullus / genetics; Colorimetry; Fruit / chemistry; Genotype; Lycopene; Species Specificity; Spectrophotometry
TL;DR: All-trans-lycopene was the predominant carotenoid in all watermelon cultivars measured by high-performance liquid chromatography, but the germplasm differed in the relative amounts of cis-lyCopene, beta-carotene, and phytofluene. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2006 journal article

Consumer acceptability of low-sugar watermelon sweetened with non-calorie sweetener by a Native American community

International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition, 57(5-6), 363–368.

By: J. Collins, A. Davis, A. Adams*, N. Manness* & P. Perkins-Veazie*

author keywords: low sugar; glycemic index; lycopene; watermelon
MeSH headings : Adolescent; Adult; Aged; Aged, 80 and over; Caloric Restriction; Carotenoids / analysis; Child; Citrullus / chemistry; Consumer Behavior; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / diet therapy; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / epidemiology; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 / psychology; Dietary Carbohydrates / analysis; Female; Humans; Indians, North American / psychology; Male; Middle Aged; Sucrose / administration & dosage; Sucrose / analogs & derivatives; Sweetening Agents / administration & dosage; Taste / physiology; United States / epidemiology
TL;DR: The artificially sweetened low-sugar watermelons were lower in sugar composition but were comparable with conventional melons in all other quality factors and were found acceptable in taste by a broad age group of Native American consumers. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2005 journal article

Determination of citrulline in watermelon rind

Journal of Chromatography A, 1078(1-2), 196–200.

By: A. Rimando & P. Perkins-Veazie*

author keywords: citrulline; watermelon; rind
MeSH headings : Chromatography, High Pressure Liquid; Citrulline / analysis; Citrulline / isolation & purification; Citrullus / chemistry; Fruit / chemistry; Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
TL;DR: Results indicate that watermelon rind, an underutilized agricultural waste, offers a source of natural citrulline, which is used in the nitric oxide system in humans and has potential antioxidant and vasodilatation roles. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2004 journal article

Flesh quality and lycopene stability of fresh-cut watermelon

Postharvest Biology and Technology, 31(2), 159–166.

By: P. Perkins-Veazie* & J. Collins*

author keywords: carotenoid composition; color; HPLC; soluble solids; titratable acidity; modified atmosphere
Source: Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

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