Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals
Li K, DiLegge M, Minas IS, Hamm A, Manter D, Vivanco J. 2019. Soil sterilization leads to re-colonization of a healthier rhizosphere microbiome. Rhizosphere 12, 100176.
Reighard GL, Bridges WJr, Archbold D., Atucha A, Autio W, Beckman T, Black B, Chavez DJ, Coneva E, Day K, Francescatto P, Kushad M, Johnson RS, Lindstrom T, Lordan Sanahuja J, Minas IS, Ouellette D, Parker M, Pokharel R, Robinson T, Schupp J, Warmund M. Wolfe D. 2020. Nine-Year Rootstock Performance of the NC-140 ‘Redhaven’ Peach Trial across 13 States. Journal of the American Pomological Society, in press.
Miller ST, Otto KL, Sterle D, Minas IS, Stewart JE. 2019. Preventive Fungicidal Control of Cytospora leucostoma in Peach Orchards in Colorado. Plant Disease 103, 1138-1147.
Minas IS*, Tanou G, Krokida A, Karagiannis E, Belghazi M, Vasilakakis M, Papadopoulou KK, Molassiotis A. 2018. Ozone-induced kiwifruit ripening inhibition is amplified by 1-methylcyclopropene and reversed by exogenous ethylene. BMC Plant Biology 18, 358.
Reighard GL, Bridges W, Archbold D, Atucha A, Autio W, Beckman T., Black B, Chavez D, Coneva E, Day K, Kushad M, Johnson RS, Lindstrom T, Lordan J, Minas IS, Ouellette D, Parker ML Pokharel, R, Robinson TL, Schupp J, Warmund M, Wolfe D. 2018. Rootstock performance in the 2009 NC-140 peach trial across 11 states. Acta Horticulturae 1228, 181-186.
Karagiannis E, Michailidis M, Karamanoli K, Lazaridou A, Minas IS, Molassiotis A. 2018. Postharvest cold responses of sweet cherry fruit and stem tissues revealed by metabolomic profiling. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 127, 478-484.
Minas IS*, Tanou G, Molassiotis A. 2018. Environmental and orchard bases of peach fruit quality. Invited Review article for the Special Issue: Quality and Safety of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Scientia Horticulturae, 325, 307-322.
Tanou G, Minas IS, Scossa F, Belghazi M, Xanthopoulou A, Ganopoulos I, Madesis P, Fernie A, Molassiotis A. 2017. Exploring priming responses involved in peach fruit acclimation to cold stress. Scientific Reports 7, 11358.
Autio W, Robinson T, Black B, Blatt S, Cochran D, Cowgill W, Hampson C, Hoover E, Lang G, Miller D, Minas I, Parra Quezada R, Stasiak M. 2017. Budagovsky, Geneva, Pillnitz, and Malling apple rootstocks affect ‘Honeycrisp’ performance over the first five years of the 2010 NC-140 Honeycrisp Apple Rootstock Trial. Journal of the American Pomological Society 71, 149-166.
Karagiannis E, Tanou G, Samiotaki M, Michailidis M, Diamantidis Gr., Minas IS, Molassiotis A. 2016. Comparative physiological and proteomic analysis reveal distinct regulation of peach skin quality traits by altitude. Frontiers in Plant Science 7, 1689.
Minas IS, Tanou G, Karagiannis E, Belghazi M, Molassiotis A. 2016. Coupling of physiological and proteomic analysis to understand the ethylene- and chilling-induced kiwifruit ripening syndrome. Frontiers in Plant Science 7, 120.
Goulas V, Minas IS, Kourdoulas PK, Lazaridou A, Molassiotis A, Gerothanassis IP, Manganaris GA, 2015. 1H NMR metabolic fingerprinting to probe temporal postharvest changes on qualitative attributes and phytochemical profile of sweet cherry fruit. Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 959.
Tanou G, Minas IS, Karagiannis E, Daniela Tsikou, Stéphane Audebert, Papadopoulou K, Molassiotis A, 2015. The impact of sodium nitroprusside and ozone in kiwifruit ripening physiology: a combined gene and protein expression profiling approach. Annals of Botany 116, 649-662.
Minas IS, Font i Forcada C, Dangl GS, Gradziel TM, Dandekar AM, Crisosto CH, 2015. Discovery of non-climacteric and suppressed climacteric bud sport mutations originating from a climacteric plum cultivar (Prunus salicina Lindl.). Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 316.
Minas IS*, Vicente AR, Dhanapal AP, Manganaris GA, Goulas V, Vasilakakis M, Crisosto CH, Molassiotis A, 2014. Ozone-induced kiwifruit ripening delay is mediated by ethylene biosynthesis inhibition and cell wall dismantling regulation. Plant Science 229, 76-85.
Goulas V, Minas IS, Kourdoulas, PM, Vicente AR, Manganaris GA, 2014. Phytochemical content, antioxidants and cell wall metabolism of two loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) cultivars under different storage regimes. Food chemistry 155, 227-234.
Minas IS, Crisosto GM, Day KR, Crisosto CH. Developing a new 1-MCP postharvest application to save energy during postharvest handling for plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.). Acta Horticulturae 2013, 985, 257-259.
Vicente AR, Manganaris GA, Minas IS, Goulas V, Lafuente MT. Cell wall modifications and ethylene-induced tolerance to non-chilling peel pitting in citrus fruit. Plant Science 2013, 210, 46-52.
Minas IS, Crisosto GM, Holcroft, D, Vasilakakis M, Crisosto CH. Postharvest handling of plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) at 10oC to save energy and preserve fruit quality using an innovative application system of 1-MCP. Postharvest Biology & Technology 2013, 76, 1-9.
Cantín CM, Minas IS, Goulas V, Jiménez M, Manganaris GA, Michailides TJ, Crisosto CH. Sulfur dioxide alone or in combination with CO2-enriched atmosphere extends the market life of highbush blueberry fruit. Postharvest Biology & Technology 2012, 67, 84-91.
Minas IS, Tanou G, Belghazi M, Job D, Manganaris GA, Molassiotis A, Vasilakakis M. Physiological and proteomic approaches to address the active role of ozone in kiwifruit postharvest ripening. Journal Experimental Botany 2012, 63, 2449-2464.
Konstantinou S, Karaoglanidis GS, Bardas GA, Minas IS, Doukas E, Markoglou AN. Postharvest fruit rots of apple caused by fungal pathogens in Greece: Pathogen incidence and relationships between fruit quality parameters, cultivar susceptibility and patulin production. Plant Disease 2011, 95, 666-672.
Minas IS, Karaoglanidis GS, Manganaris GA, Vasilakakis M. Effect of ozone application during cold storage of kiwifruit on the development of stem-end rot caused by Botrytis cinerea. Postharvest Biology & Technology 2010, 53, 203-210.
Extension Publications and Fact Sheets
Minas I., Manganaris G., 2019. Concorrenza greca in aumento con le migliorate tecniche post-raccolta (in Italian). Rivista di Frutticoltura 7, 28-34.
Stewart JE, Miller ST, Minas IS. Preventive Control for Cytospora Canker on Peach. Colorado State University Extension 2018, Fact Sheet No. 2.954. https://extension.colostate.edu/topic-areas/agriculture/12556-2/
Minas IS. Cytospora Canker Studies at CSU’s Western Colorado Research Center. Upper Grand valley Pest Control District Newsletter 2017, 4-5.Evangelidou A,
Karagiannis E, Siskas E, Tsesmelis M, Minas IS, Lazaridou A, Molassiotis A. Evaluation of commercial harvest quality of cherry fruit cultivars (in Greek). Agriculture–Livestock 2016, 4, 34-39.
Evangelidou A, Karagiannis E, Siskas E, Tsesmelis M, Minas IS, Lazaridou A, Molassiotis A. Evaluation of quality attributes of cherry fruits during storage (in Greek). Agriculture – Livestock 2016, 7, 44-59.
Minas IS, Molassiotis A, Karaoglanidis G. Emerging technologies to assure apple and pear quality during cold storage (in Greek). Agriculture – Livestock 2014, 6, 150-158.
Minas IS, Vasilakakis M, Molassiotis A, Crisosto CH. Novel approaches to assure fruit quality during storage with the application of new technology (in Greek). Agriculture–Livestock 2013, 4, 50-61.
Vasilakakis M, Karaoglanidis G, Minas IS. Ozone applications for the reduction of postharvest losses during cold storage of horticultural products. A friendly to the environment technology (in Greek). Agriculture–Livestock 2010, 5, 61-69.