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DeLong, John, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

32 Main St.
Kentville, Nova Scotia B4N 1J5
Telephone: 902-365-8530
Fax: 902-365-8455
Email: john.delong@agr.gc.ca

Current Projects:

  • Postharvest Upregulation of Taxanes in Taxus species
  • The Ostrich Fern (Matteucia struthioipteris) as a Source of Health-Promoting Plant Compounds

Research publications

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Other science related publications

2015

  • Song, J., Forney, C.F., Myles, S., Sauerteig, K.A., Du, L., Hampson, C.R., Toivonen, P.M.A., Fan, L., DeLong, J.M., and Fillmore, S.A.E. (2015). "An integrated “omics” investigation on control mechanisms and molecular markers of apple fruit storage disorders.", AG Connect 2015 Summit, Truro, NS, USA, March 31-April 1, 2015. (Poster)
  • Toivonen, P.M.A., DeLong, J.M., Hampson, C.R., Song, J., Forney, C.F., and Myles, S. (2015). "Peel maturity only correlates with soft scald in a highly susceptible orchard of Ambrosia™ apple.", HortScience, 50(9), pp. S181. (Abstract)
  • Toivonen, P.M.A., DeLong, J.M., Song, J., and Forney, C.F. (2015). "Peel Maturity only Correlates with Soft Scald in a Highly Susceptible Orchard of Ambrosia™ apple.", American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Annual Conference 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, August 4-7, 2015.

2013

  • Nichols, D.S., DeLong, J.M., Hebb, J., Harrison, P.A., and Harkness, L. (2013). Crop load regulation research report 2012. Fruitlet PGR trials. Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association. (Report)

2012

  • DeLong, J.M. (2012). "Fruit quality: The post-harvest story.", 148th annual convention of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association (NSFGA), Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, NS, Canada, January 31-February 1, 2012.
  • DeLong, J.M. (2012). "Update on Apple cultivar maturity research at the AFHRC.", 148th annual convention of the Nova Scotia Fruit Growers' Association (NSFGA), Old Orchard Inn, Greenwich, NS, Canada, January 31-February 1, 2012.
  • DeLong, J.M., Harkness, L., Harrison, P.A., and Cusack, B. (2012). "Minneiska Research on Harvest Maturity, Russetting, Fruit Shape & Storage.", Annual Scotian Gold Meeting, Canada, December 2012. (Presentation)
  • Fan, L., DeLong, J.M., Doucette, C., Hughes, T., and Bishop, M.C. (2012). "Effect of heat treatment on microbial quality of fiddleheads.", United Fresh 2012, Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, TX, USA, May 1-23, 2012. (Poster)

2011

  • DeLong, J.M., Harkness, L., Cusack, B., Harrison, P.A., and Hebb, J. (2011). "Preliminary Research on SweeTango Bruising and Optimum Harvest Maturity.", Annual Scotian Gold Meeting, Canada, December 2011. (Presentation)

2009

  • Prange, R.K., DeLong, J.M., and Harrison, P.A. (2009). "Using HarvestWatch™ for maximum CA and other storage benefits.", Nova Scotia Fruit Growers’ Association Annual Convention, Greenwich, NS, Canada, January 28-29, 2009.
  • Prange, R.K., DeLong, J.M., and Wright, A.H. (2009). "A review of Dynamic Controlled Atmosphere (DCA), apples and more.", 10th Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference, Antalya, Turkey, April 4-7, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Prange, R.K., DeLong, J.M., and Wright, A.H. (2009). "Postharvest Applications of Chlorophyll Fluorescence - Dynamic Controlled Atmosphere (DCA), apples and more.", GreenSys 2009 - International Symposium on High Technology for Greenhouse Systems, Loews Le Concorde Hotel, Québec City, QC, Canada, June 14-19, 2009. (Abstract)
  • Schotsmans, W.C., DeLong, J.M., Larrigaudière, C., and Prange, R.K. (2009). "Effects on Physiological Disorders.", in Yahia, E.M. (ed.) - Modified and Controlled Atmospheres for the Storage, Transportation, and Packaging of Horticultural Commodities, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, USA, Chapter 8, pp. 159-191.
  • Wright, A.H., DeLong, J.M., Gunawardena, A.H.L.A.N., and Prange, R.K. (2009). "Improving our understanding of the relationship between chlorophyll fluorescence-based Fα, oxygen, temperature and anaerobic volatiles.", 10th Controlled and Modified Atmosphere Research Conference, Antalya, Turkey, April 4-7, 2009. (Abstract)
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