Our group is having extensive research experience in issues related to preharvest and postharvest factors affecting fresh produce with special reference to fruit crops and grapes.
We can routinely run an array of assays related to qualitative, physicochemical, phytochemical and biochemical properties of fresh produce. We have additionally focusing our research activities towards:
Who we are
We are part of the Department of Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Food Science (ABF) at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), based in Lemesos, Cyprus. The Fruit Sciences/Postharvest Group was established by Dr. George Manganaris upon his recruitment at CUT in January 2009. The Group is currently composed by one post-doctoral researcher, two PhD students, two MSc students and a number of undergraduate students.Learn More
Preharvest treatments and novel technologies for maintaining quality of horticultural crops