NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository
A growing collection of publications and full text of scholarly works by NC State faculty members, graduate students, and research staff.
Number of Publications: 35
Blankenship, Sylvia M.
Jiang, C., Perkins-Veazie, P., Blankenship, S. M., Boyette, M. D., Pesic-VanEsbroeck, Z., Jennings, K. M., & Schultheis, J. R. (2015). Occurrence, severity and initiation of internal necrosis in 'Covington' sweetpotato. HortTechnology, 25
Perkins-Veazie, P. M., & Blankenship, S. (2008). Controlling ethylene's action: Impact of 1-methylcyclopropane on agriculture: Introduction to the colloquium. HortScience, 43
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Blankenship, S. M., Parker, M. L., & Unrath, C. R. (1997). Use of maturity indices for predicting poststorage firmness of 'Fuji' apples. HortScience, 32
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
Blankenship, S. M., & Herdeman, R. W. (1995). High relative humidity after ethylene gassing is important to banana fruit quality. HortTechnology, 5
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
Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1993). Use of diazocyclopentadiene to block ethylene action in fruits and flowers. Acta Horticulturae,
Blankenship, S. M., Ellsworth, D. D., & Powell, R. L. (1993). A ripening index for banana fruit based on starch content. HortTechnology, 3
Blankenship, S. M., & Hinesley, L. E. (1990). Tolerance of controlled atmosphere storage of cut Fraser fir and its respiration rate in air. HortScience, 25
Blankenship, S. M., & Sisler, E. C. (1989). 2,5-Norbornadiene retards apple softening. HortScience, 24
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
Blankenship, S. M. (1987). Night-temperature effects on rate of apple fruit maturation and fruit quality. Scientia Horticulturae, 33
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).
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.