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College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Ioannis Minas
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
College of Agricultural Sciences

Phone:
970-491-7216
Education:
  • 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.

Anthony, Brendon, Sterle, David, Chaparro, Jacqueline Michelle, (2022) "Controlling for maturity reveals the direct impact of canopy position on internal fruit quality in peach" Acta Horticulturae 1346 799-806

Anthony, Brendon, Sterle, David Gabriel, Chaparro, Jacqueline Michelle, Prenni, Jessica E, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) "Distinct behaviors of the primary and secondary metabolome in peach and their connection to fruit quality development" Acta Horticulturae 1352 215-220

Minas, Ioannis, Mendes-Oliveira, Gabriella, Gu, Ganyu, Luo, Yaguang, Zografos, Antonios, Minas, Ioannis, Nou, Xiangwu, (2022) Edible and water-soluble corn zein coating impregnated with nisin for Listeria monocytogenes reduction on nectarines and apples Postharvest Biology and Technology 185 111811

Minas, Ioannis, Reighard, G., Black, B., Cline, J. A., Chavez, D. J., Coneva, E., Lang, G. A., Parker, M., Robinson, T. L., Schupp, J., Francescato, P., Lordan, J., Beckman, T., Shane, W. W., Pieper, J. R., Sterle, D. G., Bakker, C., Clark, B., Ouellette, D., Swain, A., Winzeler, H. E., (2022) "Establishment performance of the 2017 NC-140 vigor-limiting peach rootstock trial across ten sites in North America" Acta Horticulturae 1346 669-676

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) "Exploration of environmental variables for peach floral bud cold hardiness prediction in western Colorado" Acta Horticulturae 1352 285-290

Reighart, G., Ouellette, D., Minas, Ioannis, (2022) "Field performance of peach rootstock cultivars in South Carolina" Acta Horticulturae 1352 63-68

Minas, Ioannis, Anthony, Brendon, Pieper, Jeff R, Sterle, David Gabriel, (2022) Large-scale and accurate non-destructive visual to near infrared spectroscopy-based assessment of the effect of rootstock on peach fruit internal quality European Journal of Agronomy 143 126706

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) "Peach floral bud cold hardiness of eleven cultivars in western Colorado" Acta Horticulturae 1346 169-174

Manganaris, George, Minas, Ioannis, Cirilli, Marco, Torres, Rosario, Bassi, Daniele, Costa, Guglielmo, (2022) Peach for the future: A specialty crop revisited Scientia Horticulturae 305 111390

Anthony, Brendon, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) Redefining the impact of preharvest factors on peach fruit quality development and metabolism: A review Scientia Horticulturae 297 110919

Anthony, Brendon, Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) Robust non-destructive individual cultivar models allow for accurate peach fruit quality and maturity assessment following customization in phenotypically similar cultivars Postharvest Biology and Technology 195 112148

Pieper, Jeff R, Anthony, Brendon, Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2022) "Rootstock vigor and fruit position in the canopy influence peach internal quality" Acta Horticulturae 1346 807-812

Minas, Ioannis, Blanco-Cipollone, Fernando, Sterle, David, (2021) Accurate non-destructive prediction of peach fruit internal quality and physiological maturity with a single scan using near infrared spectroscopy Food Chemistry 335 127626

Black, B. L., Minas, Ioannis, Reighard, G. L., Beddes, T., (2021) Alkaline Soil Tolerance of Rootstocks included in the NC-140 ‘Redhaven’ Peach Trial Journal of the American Pomological Society 75 9-16

Tunner, Justin, Chen, Katheryn, Bonnart, Remi, Minas, Ioannis, Volk, Gayle, (2021) Considerations for large-scale implementation of dormant budwood cryopreservation Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) 144 35-48

Tanner, Justin, Chen, Katheryn, Jenderek, Maria, Wallner, Stephen, Minas, Ioannis, (2021) Determining the effect of pretreatments on freeze resistance and survival of cryopreserved temperate fruit tree dormant buds Cryobiology 101 87-94

Miller, S. T., Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, Stewart, Jane, (2021) Exploring fungicides and sealants for management of Cytospora plurivora infections in western Colorado peach production systems Crop Protection 146 105654

Anthony, Brendon, Minas, Ioannis, (2021) Optimizing Peach Tree Canopy Architecture for Efficient Light Use, Increased Productivity and Improved Fruit Quality Agronomy 11 1961

Testempasis, Stefanos, Tanou, Georgia, Minas, Ioannis, Samiotaki, Martina, Molassiotis, Athanassios, Karaoglanidis, Georgios, (2021) Unraveling Interactions of the Necrotrophic Fungal Species Botrytis cinerea With 1-Methylcyclopropene or Ozone-Treated Apple Fruit Using Proteomic Analysis Frontiers in Plant Science 12 644255

Tunner, Justin, Minas, Ioannis, Chen, Katheryn, Jenderek, Maria, Wallner, Stephen, (2020) Antimicrobial forcing solution improves recovery of cryopreserved temperate fruit tree dormant buds Cryobiology 92 241-247

Autio, Wesley, Robinson, Terence, Blatt, Suzanne, Cochran, Diana, Francescato, Poliana, Hoover, Emily, Kushad, Mosbah, Lang, Gregory, Lordan, Jaume, Miller, Diane, Minas, Ioannis, Parra Quezada, Rafael, Stasiak, Matt, Xu, Hao, (2020) Budagovsky, Geneva, Pillnitz, and Malling Apple Rootstocks Affect ‘Honeycrisp’ Performance Over Eight Years in the 2010 NC-140 ‘Honeycrisp’ Apple Rootstock Trial Journal of the American Pomological Society 74 183-195

Anthony, Brendon, Chaparro, Jacqueline Michelle, Prenni, Jessica E, Minas, Ioannis, (2020) Early metabolic priming under differing carbon sufficiency conditions influences peach fruit quality development Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 157 416-431

Reighard, Greg, Bridges, W., Archbold, D, Atucha, A., Autio, W., Beckman, T., Black, B., Chavez, D. J., Coneva, E., Day, K., Francescatto, P., Kushad, M., Johnson, R. S., Lindstrom, T., Lordan, J., Minas, Ioannis, Ouellette, D., Parker, M., Pokharel, R., Schupp, J., Warmund, M., Wolfe, D., (2020) Nine-Year Rootstock Performance of the NC-140'Redhaven'Peach Trial across 13 states Journal of the American Pomological Society 74 45-56

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2020) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2020-21)" CSU Pomology web page

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2020) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2021-22)" CSU Pomology web page

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2020) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2022-23)" CSU Pomology web page

Miller, Stephan Tomas, Minas, Ioannis, Stewart, Jane E, (2019) Peach tree tolerance to Cytospora leucostoma infections under water deficit and increased soil pH Plant Health 2019

Stewart, Jane E, Miller, Stephan Tomas, Minas, Ioannis, (2019) "Preventive control for Cytospora canker on peach" Fact sheet (Colorado State University. Extension). Crop series; no. 2.954

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2019) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2019-20)" CSU Pomology web page

Li, Kun, Michael, DiLegge, Minas, Ioannis, Hamm, Alison, Manter, Daniel, Vivanco, Jorge M, (2019) Soil sterilization leads to re-colonization of a healthier rhizosphere microbiome Rhizosphere 12 100176

Reighart, Gregory, Bridges Jr, W, Archbold, D, Atucha, A, Autio, W, Beckman, T, Black, B, Minas, Ioannis, Hampson, Cherryl, Hoover, Emily, Miller, Diane, Parra Quezada, Rafael, Stasiak, Matt, (2018) Rootstock performance in the 2009 NC-140 peach trial across 11 states Acta Horticulturae 1228 3 181-186

Miller, Stephan Tomas, Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, Stewart, JE, (2018) "Epidemiology of Cytospora leucostoma: A Major Limiting Factor for Colorado Peach Production" 108 10

Stewart, Jane E, Miller, Stephan Tomas, Minas, Ioannis, (2018) "Preventive Control for Cytospora Canker on Peach" Colorado State University Extension Fact Sheet No. 2.954

Miller, Stephan Tomas, Otto, Kristen, Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, Stewart, Jane E, (2018) Preventive Fungicidal Control of Cytospora leucostoma in Peach Orchards in Colorado Plant Disease

Minas, Ioannis, Tanou, Georgia, Krokida, Afroditi, Karagiannis, Evaggelos, Belghazi, Maya, Vasilakakis, Miltiadis, Papadopoulou, Kaliopi, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2018) Ozone-induced kiwifruit ripening inhibition is amplified by 1-methylcyclopropene and reversed by exogenous ethylene BMC Plant Biology 18 358

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2018) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2018-19)" CSU Pomology web page

Karagiannis, Evangelos, Michailidis, Michail, Karamanoli, Katerina, Lazaridou, Athina, Minas, Ioannis, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2018) Postharvest responses of sweet cherry fruit and stem tissues revealed by metabolomic profiling Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 127 478-484

Minas, Ioannis, Tanou, Georgia, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2018) Environmental and orchard bases of peach fruit quality Scientia Horticulturae 235 Special Issue 'Quality and Safety of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables' 307-322

Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, (2018) "Cold hardiness assessment of peach flower buds using differential thermal analysis (DTA) in western Colorado (dormant season 2017-18)" CSU Pomology web page

Miller, Stephan Tomas, Otto, Kristen, Sterle, David Gabriel, Minas, Ioannis, Stewart, Jane E, (2017) "Chemical options for managing Cytospora canker, a major limiting factor for colorado peach production"

Tanou, Georgia, Minas, Ioannis, Scossa, Federico, Belghazi, Maya, Xanthopoulou, Aliki, Ganopoulos, Ioannis, Madesis, Panagiotis, Fernie, Alisdair, Molassiotis, Athanassios, (2017) Exploring priming responses involved in peach fruit acclimation to cold stress Scientific Reports 7 11358

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 the American Pomological Society 71 3 149-166

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

Stewart, Jane E, Otto, Kristen, Minas, Ioannis, Miller, Stephan Tomas, (2016) "Cytospora leucostoma is the most virulent and prevalent causal agent of Cytospora Canker on peaches on the Western Slope of Colorado" 106 12 122--123

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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