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Trevor Suslow

Trevor Suslow

As a cooperative extension specialist in the Department of Vegetable Crops, Trevor Suslow’s research and extension program centers on studying the effects of microflora on the postharvest quality of perishable produce. His research program is in the following three broad areas of postharvest pathology: (1) Integrated systems for the control of postharvest decay and spoilage microbes in whole produce and in fresh-cut applications, (2) Integrating basic and practical applications of cultural, genetic, and energetic technologies to achieve and maintain postharvest quality through transportation and distribution. (3) Developing diagnostic tools and methods that are predictive of predisposition to loss of postharvest quality or spoilage.

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Reaction: The Science Behind Salad Safety

Here, Trevor Suslow, Ph.D., shares his reaction to the recent Consumer Reports article Packaged Salad Can Contain High Levels of Bacteria.  Suslow is a cooperative extension research specialist in postharvest quality and safety in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of California at Davis. Yes, once again this type of bacterial testing activity… Continue Reading