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Name: Ron Porat, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Postharvest and Food SciencesPostharvest Science of Fresh Produce
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683617
Cell: 050-6220615
Fax:03-9683622
Email:  rporat@volcani.agri.gov.il
Address:Dept. of Postharvest Science
ARO, The Volcani Center
P.O. Box 6
Bet Dagan 50250
Israel
Researcher
Research Interests / Job description
• Postharvest storage of citrus fruit
• Postharvest storage of pomegranates
• Postharvest storage of guava fruit
• Chilling tolerance
• Fruit Taste and aroma
• Modified atmosphere packaging and waxing
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Recent Publications (since 2008):

Reviewed Journals

Maul, P., McCollum, G.T., Popp, M., Guy, C.L. and Porat, R. (2008).  Transcriptome profiling of grapefruit flavedo following exposure to low temperature and conditioning treatments uncovers principal molecular components involved in chilling tolerance and susceptibility.  Plant, Cell & Environ. 31: 752-768.

Shi, J.X., Chen, S., Gollop, N., Goren, R., Goldschmidt, E.E. and Porat, R. (2008).  Effects of anaerobic stress on the proteome of citrus fruit.  Plant Science 175: 478-486.

Porat, R. (2008).  Degreening of citrus fruit.  Tree Forestry Sci. Biotechnol. 2: 71-76.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Lers, A., Samach, A. and Porta, R. (2009).  Relationship between plant stress tolerance, senescence and life span.  Stewart Postharvest Reviews 5 (2): 1-6.

Porat, R., Weiss, B., Zipori I. and Dag, A. (2009).  Postharvest Longevity and Responsiveness of Guava Varieties with Distinctive Climacteric Behaviors to 1-Methylcyclopropene.  HortTechnology 19: 580-585.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Samach, A., Porat, R. (2010). Overexpression of the CBF2 transcriptional activator in Arabidopsis suppresses the responsiveness of leaf tissue to the stress hormone ethylene. Plant Biology 12: 630-638.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Lers, A., Samach, A., Guy, C.L., Porat, R. (2010). Overexpression of the CBF2 transcriptional activator in Arabidopsis delays leaf senescence and extends plant longevity. J. Exp. Bot. 61: 261-273.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Samach, A., Porat, R. (2010). Overexpression of the
CBF2 transcriptional activator in Arabidopsis counteracts hormone activation of leaf senescence. Plant Signaling & Behavior 5:3, 1-4.

Tietel, Z., Bar, E., Lewinsohn, E., Feldmesser, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2010). Effects of wax coatings and postharvest storage on sensory quality and aroma volatiles composition of 'Mor' mandarins. J. Sci. Food Agric. 90: 995-1007.

Tietel, Z., Weiss, B., Lewinsohn, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2010). Improving taste and peel color of early-season Satsuma mandarins by combining high-temperature conditioning and degreening treatments. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 57: 1-5.

Tietel, Z., Plotto, A., Fallik, E., Lewinsohn, E., Porat, R. (2011). Taste and aroma of fresh and stored mandarins. J. Sci. Food Agric. 91: 14-23.

Mayuoni, L., Sharabi-Schwager, M., Feldmesser, E., Porat, R. (2011). Effects of ethylene degreening on the transcriptome of mandarin flesh. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 60: 75-82.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Samach, A., Porat, R. (2011). Overexpression of the CBF2 transcriptional activator enhances oxidative stress tolerance in Arabidopsis plants. Inter. J. Biol. 3(2): 94-105.

Tietel, Z., Feldmesser, E., Lewinsohn, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2011). Changes in the transcriptome of 'Mor' mandarin flesh during storage: emphasis on molecular regulation of fruit flavor deterioration. J. Agric. Food Chem. 59: 3819-3827.

Maul, P., McCollum,G., Guy, C.L., Porat, R. (2011). Temperature conditioning
alters transcript abundance of genes related to chilling stress in ‘Marsh' grapefruit flavedo. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 60: 177-185.

Mayuoni, L., Tietel, Z., Patil, B.S., Porat, R. (2011). Does ethylene degreening affect internal quality of citrus fruit? Postharvest Biol. Technol. 62: 50-58.

Porat, R., Tietel, Z., Zipori, I, Dag, A. (2011). Aroma volatile compositions of high- and low-aromatic guava varieties. J. Sci. Food Agric.91: 2794-2798.

Tietel, Z., Porat, R.*, Weiss, K, Ulrich, D. (2011).  Identification of aroma-active compounds in fresh and stored 'Mor' mandarins.  Int. J. Food Sci Technol. 46: 2225-2231.

Mayuoni, L., Porat, R. (2011).  Postharvest treatments for degreening of 'Villa franca' lemons.  HortTechnology 21: 624-627.

Tietel, Z., Lewinsohn, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2011).  Elucidating the roles of ethanol fermentation metabolism in causing off-flavors in mandarins. J. Agric. Food Chem. 59: 11779-11785.

Tietel, Z., Lewinsohn, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2012).  Importance of storage temperatures in maintaining flavor and quality of mandarins.  Postharvest Biol. Technol.  64: 175-182.

Chaudhary, P., Jayaprakasha, J.K., Porat, R., Patil, B.S. (2012).  Degreening and postharvest storage influences 'Star Ruby' grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.) bioactive compounds.  Food Chemistry 135: 1667-1675.

Mayuoni, L., Tietel, Z., Porat, R., Ulrich, D. (2012).  Identification of aroma-active compounds in 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit using solvent-assisted flavour evaporation and headspace solid-phase micro-extraction methods.  Euro. Food Res. Tech. 235: 277-283.

Mayuoni, L., Daus, A., Porat, R. (2013).  Changes in sensory quality and aroma volatile composition during prolonged storage of 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit.  Int. J. Food Sci Technol. 48: 1569-1578. 

Mayuoni-Kirshinbaum, L., Bar-Ya'akov, I., Hatib, K., Holland, D.,  Porat, R.  (2014). Genetic   diversity and flavor preference in pomegranate fruits. Fruits (in press). 

Arnon, H., Zaitseva, Y., Porat, R., Poverenov, E. (2014).  Effects of carboxymethyl cellulose and chitosan bilayer edible coating on postharvest quality of citrus fruit. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 87: 21-26.

Mayuoni-Kirshinbaum, L., Sadowski, A., Porat, R. (2014).  Definition of minimum maturity indices for harvesting of early-season sweet pomegranate Fruit.  J. Hort. Sci. & Biotechnol. (in press)

Book chapters and Reviews

Porat, R. and Fallik, E. (2008). Off flavour and authenticity. In: Fruit and vegetable flavor: recent advances and future prospects. (B. Bruckner, S.G. Wyllie, eds.), Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK, pp. 150-164.

 Porat, R. (2008).  Degreening of citrus fruit.  Tree Forestry Sci. Biotechnol. 2: 71-76.

Sharabi-Schwager, M., Lers, A., Samach, A. and Porta, R. (2009).  Relationship between plant  stress tolerance, senescence and life span.  Stewart Postharvest Reviews 5 (2): 1-6.

Tietel, Z., Plotto, A., Fallik, E., Lewinsohn, E., Porat, R. (2011).  Taste and aroma of fresh and  stored mandarins. J. Sci. Food Agric. 91: 14-23.

Zoldan, D., Shekasteband, R., Guy, C.L. and Porat, R. (2012). Understand chilling tolerance traits using Arabidopsis chilling-sensitive mutants. In: Environmental adaptations and stress tolerance in the era of climate change. P. Ahmad, M.N.V. Prasad (Eds.), Springer Sciences, New York, pp. 159-174.

Mayuoni-Kirshinbaum, L, Porat, R. (2013).  The flavor of pomegranate fruit: a review. J. Sci. Food Agric. (in press).

Porat, R. and Plotto, A. (2014).  The flavor of citrus fruit.  In:  Biotechnology in Flavor Production, second edition, (Havkin-Frenkel, D, Dudai, N.; Eds.), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford (in press).

Articles of symposia proceedings

Porat R., Weiss, B., Kosto, I., Sandman, A., Shachnai, A. and G. Ward (2008). Keeping quality of pomegranate fruit during prolonged storage and transport by MAP: new development and commercial applications. Acta Hortic. 804: 115-120.

Aharoni, N., Rodov, V., Fallik, E., Porat R., Pesis, E. and S. Lurie (2008). Controlling humidity improves efficacy of modified atmosphere packaging of fruits and vegetables. Acta Hortic. 804: 121-128.

Porat R., Weiss, B., Kosto, I., Sandman, A., Shachnai, A.,Ward, T. Agar. (2009). Modified atmosphere / modified humidity packaging for preserving pomegranate fruit during prolong storage and transport.  Acta Hortic. 818: 299-304.

Shi, J.X., Aharon, Z., Goren, R., Goldschmidt, E.E. and R. Porat (2010). Short-term exposures to reduced O2 and elevated CO2 atmospheres differently affects the respiratory characteristics of mandarins and grapefruits. Acta Hortic. 857: 331-337.


Tietel, Z., Bar, E., Lewinsohn, E., Fallik, E., Porat, R. (2011). Sensory and aroma profiling of fresh and stored 'Or' mandarins. Acta Hortic. 892: 373-382.


Shi, J.X., Goldschmidt, E.E., Goren, R., R. Porat. (2011). Molecular responses of citrus fruit to anaerobic stress. Acta Hortic. 892:149-153.

Priyanka, R., Chaudhary, G.K., Jayaprakasha, Patil, B.S. and R. Porat (2011). Grapefruit Degreening Influence on Health Promoting Limonoids and Flavonoids. Acta Hortic. (in press).

Articles in Hebrew

Dag, A., Tzipori, I., Goren, M., Tomer, E. and Porat, R, (2008).  Development and breeding of odorless guava cultivars as a new export commodity.  Alon Hanotea 62: 76-79.

Porat, R. (2008).  Degreening of citrus fruit: an updated review.  Alon Hanotea 62: 320-325.

Porat, R., Weiss, Daus, A., Kosto, I. (2008). Keeping quality of 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit during export by using modified atmosphere bags or wax coatings.  Alon Hanotea 62: 401-404.

Shlomi, T., Porat, R., Zipori, I., Dag, A. (2009).  Export markets for guava fruit in West Europe Export Markets 2-3: 6-9.

Dag, A., Tzipori, I., Goren, M., Tomer, E., Porat, R., Yunes, M., and Shlomi T. (2009). Development of guava fruit as an export commodity from Israel.  Alon Hanotea 63: 826-828.

Porat, R. (2009). Waxing of citrus fruit: a review. Alon Hanotea 63: 882-886.

Porat, R., Weiss, B., Tzipori, I., and Dag, A. (2009). Sea craft export of new guava varieties to the European market.  Alon Hanotea 63: 879:880.

Tietel, Z., Porat, R. (2010).  Taste and aroma of citrus fruits.  Et Hadar 71: 20-22.

Porat, R., Carmi, N., Zadka, A., Erner, Y., Goren, R., Glodschmidt, E., Knonitz, S. (2010).  Summary of the 2nd international citrus biotechnology conference held in Sicily, Italy.  Et Hadar 71:26-29.

Tietel, Z., Weiss, B., Porat, R. (2010). Change in taste and aroma of mandarins after harvest.  Alon Hanotea 64 (6): 44-46.

Mayuoni, L., Weiss, B., Porat, R. (2010). Development of protocols for degreening of 'Vila Franka' lemons.  Alon Hanotea 64 (9): 44-47.

Porat, R., Rave, E., Zadka, A., Carmi, N. (2011). Citrus ancestors and phylogenic relationships among various species. Et Hadar 78: 21-22.

Mayuoni, L., Porat, R. (2011). Does ethylene degreening affect flavor and nutritional quality of citrus fruit?  Et Hadar 79: 10-12.

Porat, R., Lichter, A., Ezra, D., Kosto, I., Har-Even, M. (2011). Reduction of crown-rots in early-season pomegranates by dipping or drenching with the fungicide Scholar.  Alon Hanotea 65: 30-32.

Porat, R., Mayuoni, L., Horev, B., Daus, A., Zadka, T., Rafael, G., Lichter, A., Cohen, Y., Sada, D., Dag, A., Holland, D., Fliesman, M. (2012).  Flavor analysis of new fruit varieties.  Alon Hanotea 66: October issue, p. 44-48.

Tietel, Z., Porat, R. (2012).  Elucidating the biochemical mechanisms involved in creation of off-flavors in mandarins after harvest. Et Hadar 90: 10-12.

Mayuoni, L., Porat, R. (2012).  Establishment of minimum ripening indexes for harvest of the early-season pomegranate varieties 'Acco' and 'Shani'.  Alon Hanotea 66: November issue, p. 12-15.

Porat, R. (2013).  Controlling the flavor of citrus fruit.  Kriat Beynaim (scientific journal of  Israeli Science & Technology teachers) 20: 8-13.

Binyamin, G., Porat, R., Yaniv, Y., Carmi, N., Kanonitz, J. (2013).  Effects of rootstocks and harvesting period on flavor and quality of 'Aliza', a new citrus variety.Alon Hanotea 67: May issue, p. 46-49.

Binyamin, G., Porat, R., Yaniv, Y., Carmi, N., Kanonitz, J. (2013).  Effects of rootstocks and harvesting period on flavor and quality of 'Einat', a new citrus variety. Alon Hanotea 67: June issue, p. 50-54.

Binyamin, G., Porat, R. (2013).  Effects of rootstock/scion combinations on the flavor of 'Or'  and 'Odem' mandarins.  Et Hadar 96: 18-21.

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