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Name: Susan Lurie, Ph.D. (Retiree)
Units: Postharvest and Food SciencesDepartment of Postharvest Science
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683612
Cell: 050-6220606
Email:  slurie43@volcani.agri.gov.il
Research Interests / Job description
* Storage of deciduous fruits: apples, apricots, cherries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, persimmons
* Prevention of storage disorders and rots by non-chemical means such as physical stresses
* Use of controlled and modified atmosphere and 1-methylcyclopropene to extend storage
* Understanding the biochemical events involved in chilling injury
* Understanding the molecular events during and following heat shock
* Maintaining fruit nutritional and organoleptical quality after harvest

Publications since 2010 

Lichter, A., Kaplunov, T., Zutchi, Y., Alchanatis, V., Ostrovsky, V. and Lurie, S. 2011Physical and visual properties of grape rachis as affected by water vapor pressure deficit.   Postharvest Biology and Technology, 59, 25-33.

Kaplunov, T., Zutchi, Y., Lurie, S. and Lichter, A. 2011. A method for determination of emission rates from SO2 sheets for storage of grapes. Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, 3, 12-19.

Lurie, S., Vanolli, M., Dagar, A., Weksler, A., Lovat, F., Eccher Zerbini, P., Spinelli, L., Torricelli, A., Feng, J. and Rizzolo, A. 2010.  Chilling injury in stored nectarines and its detection by time-resolved reflectance spectroscopy. Postharvest Biology and Technology 59, 211-218.

Eccher Zerbini, P., Vanoli, M., Lovati, F., Spinelli, L., Torricelli, A., Rizzolo, A., Lurie, S. 2011. Maturity assessment at harvest and prediction of softening in a late maturing nectarine cultivar after cold storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology 62, 275-281.

Dagar, A., Weklser, A., Friedman, H., Ogundiwin, E.A., Cristosto, C.H., Ahmad, R. and Lurie, S. 2011.  Comparing ripening and storage characteristics of ‘Oded' peach and its nectarine mutant ‘Yuval'. Postharvest Biology and Technology 60:1-6.

Borochov-Neori, H., Judeinstein, S., Harari, M., Bar-Yaa'Kov, I., Patil, B.S., Lurie, S., and Holland, D. 2011. Climate effects on anthocyanin accumulation and composition in the pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) fruit arils. J. Agric. Fd Chem., 59, 5325-5334

Dagar, A., Marti Ibanez, C., Pons Puig, C., Granell, A., Zilotto, F., Bonghi, C., Crisosto, C.H., Friedman, H. And Lurie, S. 2012. Comparative transcript profiling of a peach and its nectarine mutant at harvest reveals differences in gene expression related to storability.  Tree Genetics Genomics. DOI 10.1007/s11295-012-0549-9.

Martinez-Garcia, P., Parfitt, D., Ogundiwin, E., Fass, J., Chan, H. Ahmad, R., Lurie, S., Dandekar, A., Gradziel, T. And Crisosto, C. 2012. High density SNP mapping and QTL analysis for fruit quality characteristics in peach (Prunus persica L.) Tree Genetics Genomics, DOI 10.1007/s11295-012-0522-7.

Lurie, S., Friedman, H., Weksler, A., Dagan, A., Eccher-Zerbini, P. 2012. Maturity assessment at harvest and prediction of softening in an early and lateseason melting peach., Postharvest Biol. Technol. , 76, 10-16.

Dagar, A., Weksler, A., Friedman, H. and Lurie, S. 2012.Gibberellic acid (GA3)  application at the end of pit ripening: Effect on ripening and storage of two harvests of ‘September Snow' peach. Scientia Hort.,140, 125-130.

Nyasordzi, J., Friedman, H., Schmilovitch, Z., Ignat, T., Weksler, A., Rot, I. and Lurie, S. 2013.  Utilizing the IAD index to determine internal quality attributes of apples at harvest and after storage. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 77, 80-86.

Lurie, S., Friedman, H., Weksler, A., Dagar, A., Eccher Zerbini, P. 2013.  Maturity assessment at harvest and prediction of softening in an early and late season melting peach.  Postharvest Biol. Technol. 76, 10-16.

Bahar, A., Kaplunov, T., Zutahy, Y., Daus, A., Lurie, S. and Lichter, A. 2012.Auto-fluorescence for analysis of ripening in ‘Thompson Seedless' and color in  ‘Crimson Seedless' table grapes. Aust. J. Grape and Wine Res. 18, 353-359, doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0238.2012.00199.x.

Raban, E., Kaplunov, T., Zutahy, Y., Daus, A., Alchanatis, V., Vostrovsky, V., Lurie, S. and Lichter, A. 2013.  Rachis browning in four table grape cultivars as affected by growth regulators or packaging.  Postharvest Biol. Technol. 88, 88-95.

Ignat, T., Lurie, S., Nyasordzi, J., Ostrovsky, V., Egozi, H., Hoffman, A., Friedman, H., Weksler, A. and Shmilovitch, Z. 2014. Forecast of apple internal quality indices at harvest and during storage by VIS-NIR spectroscopy. Food Bioprocess Technol. DOI 10.1007/s11947-014-1297-7.

Maoz, I., Bahar, A., Kaplunov,T., Zutchi,Y., Daus,A., Lurie, S and Lichter, A. 2014.  Effect of the cytokinin forchlorfenuron on tannin content of Thompson seedless table grapes. American Journal Enology and Viticulture 65, 230-237.

Reviews and Books

Nussinovitch, A. and Lurie, S. 1995.  Edible coatings on fruits and vegetables. Postharv. News and Inform., 6:340-345.

Lurie, S. 1998.  Postharvest heat treatments of horticultural crops.  Horticultural Reviews, 22: 91-121.

Lurie, S. 1998. Postharvest heat treatments of horticultural crops: commodity responses Postharv. Biol. Technol., 14:257-269.

Lurie, S.  2000.  Maintaining fruit development and storage quality by use of growth regulators. In: Plant Growth Regulators in Agriculture and Horticulture (A. S. Basra, ed.) Food Products Press, pp. 175-196.

Sabehat, A., Weiss, D. and Lurie, S.  1988.  Heat-shock proteins and cross-tolerance in plants.  Physiol. Plant. 103:437-441.

Leshem, Y.Y., Kuiper, P.J.C., Erdi, L., Lurie, S. and Perl-Treves, R. 1998.  Do Selye's mammalian ‘GAS' concept and ‘go-stress' response exist in plants? In: Stress in Life; from molecules to man. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Vol. 851. pp. 199-208.            

Lurie, S. and Klein, J.D.  Prestorage temperature manipulations.  In: The commercial storage of fruits, vegetables, and florist and nursery stocks. USDA Handbook 66, Govt. Printing Office, Washington, DC, www.ba.ars.usda.gov./hb66/.

Sonego, L., Lers, A., Khalchitsi, A., Zutkhi, Y., Zhou, H., Lurie, S. and Ben Arie, R. 1999. Ethylene delays onset of woolly breakdown in cold-stored peaches. In: Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene (eds. A. Kanellis, C. Chang, H. Klee, A. Bleeker, J. Pech and D. Grierson) Kleuwer Acad. Publ., pp. 405-410. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Ferguson, I.B. and Lurie, S. (eds.) 2000.  Postharvest Heat Treatments: Effects on Commodity, Pathogen and Insect Pests. Elsevier Publ., Amsterdam. 145 pages.

Lurie, S. 2002.  Antioxidants. In:  Postharvest Oxidative Stress in Horticultural Crops (D.M. Hodges, ed.) Food Products Press.

Lurie, S. 2001.  Temperature management.  In: Fruit Quality and Its Biological Basis (M. Knee, ed.), Sheffield Academic Press, Seffield, UK. pp. 107-121.

Lurie, S., Zhou, H.W., Li, D., Sonego, L., Weksler, A. and Lers, A. 2003. Stone fruit ripening and 1-methylcyclopropene.  In: Biology and Technology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene III (M. Vendrell, H. Klee, J.C. Pech, F. Romojaro, eds.) IOS Press, Amersterdam, The Netherlands. pp. 391-396.

Lurie, S. 2005.  Heat treatments to reduce superficial scald and chilling injury.  In:  New Environmentally Friendly Technologies to Prevent Spoilage and Maintain Quality of Agricultural Produce (S. Ben-Yehoshua, ed.)  CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla., USA, pp. 43-61.

Lurie, S. 2005.  Regulation of ethylene biosynthesis in fruits by aminoethoxyvinylglycine and 1-methylcyclopropene.

Stewart  Postharvest Review.  8 pp.

Lurie, S. and Crisosto, C.H. 2005. Chilling injury in peach and nectarine: a review. Postharvest Biology and Technology 37, 195-208.

Lurie, S. 2006. Application of 1-methylcyclopropene to prevent spoilage.  Steward Postharvest Review. 4 pp.

Tang, J., Mitcham, E., Wang, S. and Lurie, S. 2007.  Heat treatments for postharvest pest control: theory and practice.  CABI Publishing, Oxford, UK.

Lurie, S. 2007. 1-MCP in postharvest: physiological mechanisms of action and application.  Fresh Produce 1, 4-15.  Global Science Books.

Paliyath, G., Murr, D.P., Handa, A.K. and Lurie, S. 2008. Postharvest Biology and Technology of Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers.  Haworth Press, Birmingham, NY.

Lurie, S. 2008.  Quality parameters of fresh fruit and vegetable at harvest and shelf life. In: Zude, M. (ed.) Optical Monitoring of Fresh and Processed Agricultural Crops.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

Hewett, E.W., Lurie, S., Wunsche, J.N. (eds.) 2008.  Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Role of Postharvest Technology in the Globalization of Horticulture, Acta Hortic 768.

Lurie, S. 2009.  Latent damage: A systems perspective. In: Florkowski, W. Shewfelt, R., Brueckner, B. and Prussia, S. (eds.) Postharvest Handling, Elsevier Inc., San Diego, CA

Crisosto, C., Lurie, S. and Retamales, J. 2009.  Stone Fruit.  In:  Yahia, E. (ed.) Modified and controlled atmospheres for the storage, transportation, and packaging of horticultural commodities. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Lurie, S. and Watkins, C.B. 2012.  Superficial scald, its etiology and control.  Postharvest Biol. Technol.  65, 44-60.

Pedreschi, R., Lurie, S., Hertog, M., Nicolai, B., Mes, J. and Woltering, E. 2013. Post-harvest proteomics and food security. Proteomics, 13, 1772-1783

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