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Number of Publications: 34
Blankenship, Sylvia M.


Articles
Perkins-Veazie, P. M., & Blankenship, S. (2008). Controlling ethylene's action: Impact of 1-methylcyclopropane on agriculture: Introduction to the colloquium. HortScience, 43(1), 82-82.

Villavicencio, L. E., Blankenship, S. M., Yencho, G. C., Thomas, J. F., & Raper, C. D. (2007). Temperature effect on skin adhesion, cell wall enzyme activity, lignin content, anthocyanins, growth parameters, and periderm histochemistry of sweetpotato. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 132(5), 729-738.

Dole, J. M., Fonteno, W. C., & Blankenship, S. M. (2005). Comparison of silver thiosulfate with 1-methylcyclopropene on 19 cut flower taxa.

Villavicencio, L. E., Blankenship, S. M., & Yencho, G. C. (2004). Skin adhesion in sweetpotato and its lack of relationship to polygalacturonase and pectinmethylesterase during storage. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 32(2), 183-192.

Blankenship, S. M., & Dole, J. M. (2003). 1-methylcyclopropene: A review. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 28(1), 1-25.

Blankenship, S. M. (2003). Discovery and commercialization of 1-methylcyclopropene as an ethylene inhibitor.

Blankenship, S. M., & Boyette, M. D. (2002). Root epidermal adhesion in five sweetpotato cultivars during curing and storage. HortScience, 37(2), 374-377.

Villavicencio, L. E., Blankenship, S. M., Sanders, D. C., & Swallow, W. H. (2001). Ethylene and carbon dioxide concentrations in attached fruits of pepper cultivars during ripening. Scientia Horticulturae, 91(1-2), 17-24.

Stewart, H. E., Farkas, B. E., Blankenship, S. M., & Boyette, M. D. (2000). Physical and thermal properties of three sweetpotato cultivars (Ipomoea batatas L.). International Journal of Food Properties, 3(3), 433-446.

Belding, R. D., Sutton, T. B., Blankenship, S. M., & Young, E. (2000). Relationship between apple fruit epicuticular wax and growth of Peltaster fructicola and Leptodontidium elatius, two fungi that cause sooty blotch disease. Plant Disease, 84(7), 767-772.

Fan, X. T., Mattheis, J. P., & Blankenship, S. (1999). Development of apple superficial scald, soft scald, core flush, and greasiness is reduced by MCP. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 47(8), 3063-3068.

Villavicencio, L., Blankenship, S. M., Sanders, D. C., & Swallow, W. H. (1999). Ethylene and carbon dioxide production in detached fruit of selected pepper cultivars. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 124(4), 402-406.

Fan, X. T., Blankenship, S. M., & Mattheis, J. P. (1999). L-methylcyclopropene inhibits apple ripening. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 124(6), 690-695.

Belding, R. D., Blankenship, S. M., Young, E., & Leidy, R. B. (1998). Composition and variability of epicuticular waxes in apple cultivars. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 123(3), 348-356.

Gheyas, F., Blankenship, S. M., Young, E., & McFeeters, R. (1998). Dietary fibre composition in developing apple fruits. Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology, 73(5), 631-639.

Lau, O. L., Barden, C. L., Blankenship, S. M., Chen, P. M., Curry, E. A., DeEll, J. R., Lehman Salada, L., Mitcham, E. J., Prange, R. K., & Watkins, C. B. (1998). A North American cooperative survey of 'Starkrimson Delicious' apple responses to 0.7% O 2 storage on superficial scald and other disorders. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 13(1), 19-26.

Gheyas, F., Blankenship, S. M., Young, E., & McFeeters, R. F. (1997). Dietary fibre content of thirteen apple cultivars. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 75(3), 333-340.

Blankenship, S. M., Parker, M. L., & Unrath, C. R. (1997). Use of maturity indices for predicting poststorage firmness of 'Fuji' apples. HortScience, 32(5), 909-910.

Blankenship, S. M., & Kemble, J. (1996). Growth, fruiting and ethylene binding of tomato plants in response to chronic ethylene exposure. Journal of Horticultural Science, 71(1), 65.

Blankenship, S. M., & Herdeman, R. W. (1995). High relative humidity after ethylene gassing is important to banana fruit quality. HortTechnology, 5(2), 150.

Blankenship, S. M., Bailey, D. A., & Miller, J. E. (1993). Effects of continuous, low levels of ethylene on growth and flowering of Easter lily. Scientia Horticulturae, 53(4), 311.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1993). Ethylene binding site affinity in ripening apples. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 118(5), 609.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1993). Response of apples to diazocyclopentadiene inhibition of ethylene binding. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 3(2), 95.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1993). Use of diazocyclopentadiene to block ethylene action in fruits and flowers. Acta Horticulturae, (343), 215.

Blankenship, S. M., Ellsworth, D. D., & Powell, R. L. (1993). A ripening index for banana fruit based on starch content. HortTechnology, 3(3), 338.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1991). Comparison of ethylene gassing methods for tomatoes. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 1(1), 59.

Blankenship, S. M., & Hinesley, L. E. (1990). Tolerance of controlled atmosphere storage of cut Fraser fir and its respiration rate in air. HortScience, 25(8), 941.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1989). 2,5-Norbornadiene retards apple softening. HortScience, 24(2), 313.

Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1989). Ethylene binding changes in apple and morning glory during ripening and senescence. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 8(1), 37.

Blankenship, S. M., & Unrath, C. R. (1988). Internal ethylene levels and maturity of 'Delicious' and 'Golden Delicious' apples destined for prompt consumption. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 113(1), 88.

Blankenship, S. M. (1987). Night-temperature effects on rate of apple fruit maturation and fruit quality. Scientia Horticulturae, 33(3), 205.

Conference Papers
Parker, M. L., & Blankenship, S. M. (2012). Postharvest response of peach and nectarine cultivars to 1-methylcyclopropene treatment. In Vii international peach symposium. (Acta Horticulturae, 962) (pp. 549-555).

Patents
Sisler, E., & Blankenship, S. (1996). Method of counteracting an ethylene response in plants. U.S. Patent No. 5,518,988. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Sisler, E., & Blankenship, S. (1992). Method of counteracting ethylene response by treating plants with diazocyclopentadiene and derivatives thereof. U.S. Patent No. 5,100,462. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.


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