College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Ioannis Minas
Western Colorado Research Center
College of Agricultural Sciences

  • Ph D, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Horticulture and Viticulture
  • MS, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Sustainable Agricultural Development
  • BA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki; Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Minas coordinates the CSU Pomology research program with emphasis on orchard and environmental factors affecting productivity, harvest quality and postharvest performance of tree fruit.

Autio, Wesley, Robinson, Terence, Black, Brent, Blatt, Suzanne, Cochran, Diana, Cowgill, Winfred, Lang, Gregory, Minas, Ioannis, Hampson, Cherryl, Hoover, Emily, Miller, Diane, Parra Quezada, Rafael, Stasiak, Matt, (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 American Pomological Society

Minas, Ioannis, Sterle, David Gabriel, Caspari, Horst W, (2016) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2016 - 17 )" CSU WCRC web page

Karagiannis, Evangelos, Tanou, Georgia, Samiotaki, Martina, Michailidis, Michail, Diamantidis, Grigorios, Minas, Ioannis, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2016) Comparative Physiological and Proteomic Analysis Reveal Distinct Regulation of Peach Skin Quality Traits by Altitude. Frontiers in plant science 7 1689

Minas, Ioannis, Tanou, Georgia, Karagiannis, Evangelos, Belghazi, Maya, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2016) Coupling of Physiological and Proteomic Analysis to Understand the Ethylene- and Chilling-Induced Kiwifruit Ripening Syndrome. Frontiers in plant science 7 120

Evangelidou, Aikaterini, Karagiannis, Evangelos, Siskas, Evangelos, Tsesmelis, Michail, Minas, Ioannis, Lazaridou, Athina, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2016) Evaluation of commercial harvest quality of cherry fruit cultivars (in Greek) Agriculture – Livestock 4 34-39

Evangelidou, Aikaterini, Karagiannis, Evangelos, Siskas, Evangelos, Tsesmelis, Michail, Minas, Ioannis, Lazaridou, Athina, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2016) Evaluation of quality attributes of cherry fruits during storage (in Greek) Agriculture – Livestock 7 44-59

Minas, Ioannis, Jordge, LaFantasie, Caspari, Horst W, (2016) "Fruit bud cold hardiness, western Colorado, 2015/16" CSU WCRC web page

Tanou, Georgia, Minas, Ioannis, Karagiannis, Evangelos, Tsikou, Daniela, Audebert, Stéphane, Papadopoulou, Kalliope K., Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2015) The impact of sodium nitroprusside and ozone in kiwifruit ripening physiology: a combined gene and protein expression profiling approach Annals of Botany 116 4 649–662

Goulas, Vlasios, Minas, Ioannis, Kourdoulas, Panayiotis M, Lazaridou, Athina, Molassiotis, Athanassios N, Gerothanassis, Ioannis P, Manganaris, George A, (2015) (1)H NMR Metabolic Fingerprinting to Probe Temporal Postharvest Changes on Qualitative Attributes and Phytochemical Profile of Sweet Cherry Fruit. Frontiers in plant science 6 959

Minas, Ioannis, Font i Forcada, Carolina, , Dangl, Gerald S, Gradziel, Thomas M, Dandekar, Abhaya M, Crisosto, Carlos H, (2015) Discovery of non-climacteric and suppressed climacteric bud sport mutations originating from a climacteric Japanese plum cultivar (Prunus salicina Lindl.) Frontiers in Plant Science 6 1–17

Minas, Ioannis, Vicente, Ariel R., Dhanapal, Arun Prabhu, Manganaris, George A., Goulas, Vlasios, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, Crisosto, Carlos H., Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2014) Ozone-induced kiwifruit ripening delay is mediated by ethylene biosynthesis inhibition and cell wall dismantling regulation Plant Science 229 76–85

Minas, Ioannis, Molassiotis, Athanassios, Karaoglanidis, George, (2014) Emerging technologies to assure apple and pear quality during cold storage (in Greek) Agriculture – Livestock 6 150-158

Goulas, Vlasios, Minas, Ioannis, Kourdoulas, Panagiotis M, Vicente, Ariel R, Manganaris, George A, (2014) Phytochemical content, antioxidants and cell wall metabolism of two loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) cultivars under different storage regimes Food Chemistry 2009 227–234

Vicente, Ariel R, Manganaris, George A, Minas, Ioannis, Goulas, Vlasios, Lafuente, María T, (2013) Cell wall modifications and ethylene-induced tolerance to non-chilling peel pitting in citrus fruit. Plant science : an international journal of experimental plant biology 210 46–52

Minas, Ioannis, Crisosto, Gayle M., Day, Kevin R., Crisosto, Carlos H., (2013) "Forced-air cooling reduces 1-MCP application duration on plums (Prunus Salician Lindl.) wihout reducing effectiveness" Acta Horticulturae 985 257–259

Minas, Ioannis, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, Molassiotis, Athanassios, Crisosto, Carlos, (2013) Novel approaches to assure fruit quality during storage with the application of new technology (in Greek) Agriculture – Livestock 4 50-61

Minas, Ioannis, Crisosto, Gayle M., Holcroft, Deirdre, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, Crisosto, Carlos H., (2013) Postharvest handling of plums (Prunus salicina Lindl.) at 10°C to save energy and preserve fruit quality using an innovative application system of 1-MCP Postharvest Biology and Technology 76 1–9

Minas, Ioannis, Tanou, Georgia, Belghazi, Maya, Job, Dominique, Manganaris, George A, Molassiotis, Athanassios, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, (2012) Physiological and proteomic approaches to address the active role of ozone in kiwifruit post-harvest ripening. Journal of Experimental Botany 63 7 2449–2464

Cantin, Celia M, Minas, Ioannis, Goulas, Vlasios, Jimenez, Manuel, Manganaris, George A, Michailides, Themis J, Crisosto, Carlos H, (2012) Sulfur dioxide fumigation alone or in combination with CO2-enriched atmosphere extends the market life of highbush blueberry fruit Postharvest Biology and Technology 67 84–91

Konstantinou, Sotirios, Karaoglanidis, George S, Bardas, George A, Minas, Ioannis, Doukas, Evangelos, Markoglou, Anastasios N, (2011) Postharvest Fruit Rots of Apple in Greece: Pathogen Incidence and Relationships Between Fruit Quality Parameters, Cultivar Susceptibility, and Patulin Production Plant Disease 95 6 666–672

Minas, Ioannis, Karaoglanidis, George S, Manganaris, George A, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, (2010) Effect of ozone application during cold storage of kiwifruit on the development of stern-end rot caused by Botrytis cinerea Postharvest Biology and Technology 58 3 203–210

Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, Karaoglanidis, George, Minas, Ioannis, (2010) Ozone applications for the reduction of postharvest losses during cold storage of horticultural products. A friendly to the environment technology (in Greek) Agriculture – Livestock 5 61-69

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