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Name: Ron Porat, Ph.D. (Researcher)
Units: Postharvest and Food SciencesDepartment of Postharvest Science
Research Interests / Job description  
Tel:  03-9683617
Cell: 050-6220615
Email:    rporat@volcani.agri.gov.il
Address:Dept. of Postharvest Science
ARO, The Volcani Institute
P.O. Box 15159
Rishon LeZion 7505101


Research Interests / Job description
• Postharvest storage of citrus fruit
• Postharvest storage of pomegranates
• Postharvest storage of guava fruit
• Food loss and waste
• Fruit Taste and aroma
• Modified atmosphere packaging and waxing
• Chilling tolerance

Recent Publications (since 2015):

Reviewed Journals

Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., ; Kaplunov, T., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Carmi, N., Porat, R. (2015).Diversity in sensory quality and determining factors influencing mandarin flavor liking. Journal of Food Science 80: S418-S425.

Chaudhary, P. R., Jayaprakasha, G.K., Porat, R., Patil, B.S. (2015).  Influence of Modified Atmosphere Packaging on ‘Star Ruby’ Grapefruit Phytochemicals.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 63: 1020-1028.

Li., L, Kaplunov, T., Zutahy, Y., Daus, A., Porat, R., Lichter, A. (2015).  The effects of 1-methylcyclopropene and ethylene on postharvest rachis browning in table grapes. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 107: 16-22.

Li, L., Lichter, A., Kenigsbuch, D., Porat, R. (2015).  Effects of cooling delays at the wholesale market on quality of fruit and vegetables after retail marketing. J. Food Processing and Preservation 39: 2533–2547.

Mayuoni-Kirshinbaum, L, Benjamin, O., Porat, R. (2016).  Sensory and nutritional qualities of pomegranate juices extracted from separated arils and whole pressed fruit.  J. Sci. Food Agric. 96: 1313-1318.  

Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Carmi, N., Porat, R. (2016).  Diversity among mandarin varieties and natural subgroups in aroma volatiles compositions.  J. Sci. Food Agric. 96: 57-65.  

Li L., Lichter, A., Chalupowicza, D., Gamrasnib, D., Goldbergb, T., Nerya, O., Ben-Arie, R., Porat, R. (2016).  Effects of the ethylene-action inhibitor 1-methylcyclopropene on postharvest quality of non-climacteric fruit crops Postharvest Biol. Technol. 111: 322-329.

Fidel, L., Carmeli-Weissberg, M., Yaniv, Y., Shaya, F., Dai, N., Raveh, R., Eyal, Y., Porat, R., Carmi, N. (2016).  Breeding new grapefruit-like varieties with low furanocoumarin contents. Food Nut. Sci. 7: 90-101.

Porat, R., Kosto, I., Daus, A. (2016(.  Bulk storage of 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit using modified atmosphere bags. Israel Journal of Plant Science 63: 45-50.

Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., Choi, H.J., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Carmi, N., Porat, R. (2016). Elucidating the biochemical factors governing off-flavor perception in mandarins. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 120: 167-179.

Kashash, Y.,  Mayuoni-Kirshenbaum, L., Goldenberg, L., Choi, H.J., Porat, R. (2016).  Effects of harvest date and low-temperature conditioning on chilling tolerance of 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit.  Scientia Horticulturae 209: 286-292.

Li, L., Kashash, Y., Goldenberg, L., Sabag, A., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Porat, R. (2017). Effects of 1-methylcyclopropene on postharvest storage performance and the transcriptome of cactus pear fruit.  Int. J. Food Sci Technol. 52: 1801–1809. 

Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., Porat, R., Carmi, N. (2018).  Mandarin fruit quality: a review. J. Sci. Food Agric. 98: 18-26.  

Porat, R., Lichter, A., Terry, L.A., Harker, R., Buzby, J. (2018).  Postharvest losses of fruit and vegetables during retail and in consumers' homes: quantifications, causes, and means of prevention.  Postharvest Biol. Technol. 139: 135-149.  

Kashash, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Holland, D., Porat, R. (2018(. Effects of low-temperature conditioning and cold storage on development of chilling injuries and the transcriptome of 'Wonderful' pomegranate fruit.  Int. J. Food Sci Technol. 53: 2064-2076.  

Kashash, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Holland, D., Porat, R. (2019). Effects of harvest time on chilling tolerance and the transcriptome of 'Wonderful'  pomegranate fruit. Postharvest Biol. Technol. 147: 10-19..

Arnon, H., Porat, R., Poverenov, E. (2019). Enhancement of agricultural produce quality and storability using citral-based edible coatings; the valuable effect of nano-emulsification in a solid-state delivery on fresh-cut melons model. Food Chemistry 277: 205-212.

Kashash, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Bar-Ya’akov, I., Beja, R., Hatib, K., Trainin, T., Holland, D., Porat, R. (2019).  Diversity among pomegranate varieties in chilling tolerance and transcriptome responses to cold storage .J. Agric. Food Chem. 67, 760−771.

Goldenberg, L., Zohar, M., Kirshinbaum, L., Yaniv, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Porat, R, Carmi, N., Isaacson, T. (2019).  Biochemical and molecular factors governing peel color development in 'Ora' and 'Shani' mandarins.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 67: 4800-4807.

Kashash, Y., Holland, D., Porat, R. (2019). Molecular mechanisms involved in postharvest chilling tolerance of pomegranate fruit. J. Sci. Food Agric. 99: 5617–5623.

Lyu, Y., Porat, R., Yermiyahu, U., Heler, Y., Holland, D., Dag, A. (2020). Effects of nitrogen fertilization on pomegranate fruit, aril and juice quality.  J. Sci. Food Agric. 100: 1678–1686. 

Arnon-Rips, H., Sabag, A., Tepper-Bamnolker, P., Chalupovich, D., Levi-Kalisman, Y., Eshel, D., Porat, R., Poverenov, E. (2020).Effective suppression of potato tuber sprouting using polysaccharide-based emulsified films for prolonged release of citral. Food Hydrocolloids 103, 105644.

Arnon RipS, H., Cohen, Y., Saidi, L., Porat, R., Poverenov, E. (2020). Covalent linkage of bioactive volatiles to a polysaccharide support as a potential approach for preparing active edible coatings and delivery systems for food products.  Food Chemistry 338, 127822.  

Pardo, H., Owoyemi, A., Benjamin, O., Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., Doron-Faigenboim, A. Carmi, N., Porat, R. (2021). Sensory analysis of a new citrus juice made from 'Aliza' fruit: a new pomelo x mandarin hybrid. J. Food Sci. Nutr. Res. 4 (1): 320-330.

Owoyemi, A., Porat, R.*, Rodov, V. (2021). Effects of compostable packaging and perforation rates on cucumber quality during extended shelf life and simulated farm-to-fork supply-chain conditions. FOODS, 10, 471.  

Owoyemi, A., Rodov, V., Porat, R. (2021). Retaining red bell pepper quality by perforated compostable packaging. Food Sci Nutr. 9: 3683-3692.  

Otieno, J., Owoyemi, A., Goldenberg, L., Yaniv, Y., Carmi, N., Porat, R. (2022). Effects of packinghouse operations on the flavor of 'Orri' mandarins. Food Sci Nutr. 10: 1320–1328.

Victor Rodov*, Ron Porat, Amit Sabag, Bettina Kochanek, Haya Friedman (2022). Microperforated compostable packaging extends shelf life of ethylene-treated banana fruit.  FOODS 11, 1086.

Owoyemi, A., Lapidot, O., Kochanek, B., Zahavi, T., Salzer, Y., Porat, R., Lichter, A. (2022). Sour rot in the vineyard is an indicator of Botrytis rot in grapes after storage. Postharv. Biol. Technol. 191:111980.

Owoyemi, A., Porat, R.*, Lichter A., Doron-Faigenboim A., Jovani O., Koenigstein N. Salzer,Y. (2022). Large-scale, high-throughput phenotyping of postharvest storage performance of 'Rustenburg' navel oranges and the development of shelf-life prediction models. FOODS 11, 1840.

Owoyemi, A., Porat, R.*, Lichter A., Doron-Faigenboim A., Jovani O., Koenigstein N., Salzer, Y. (2022). Evaluation of the storage performance of ‘Valencia’ oranges and generation of shelf-life prediction models. Horticultorae 8, 570.


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