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Refereed Articles

Include research articles published by our group in peer-reviewed (refereed) scientific journals.

  1. Coria-Téllez, Ana V.; Elhadi M. Yahia; Efigenia Montalvo-Gónzalez; and Eva N. Obledo-Vázquez. 2016. Annona muricata: Phytochemicals, pharmacological and tradicional medicine uses, and toxicity. A Review. Arabian Journal of Chemistry. In press.
  2. Madani, Babak; Amin Mirshekari and Elhadi Yahia. 2015. Effect of calcium chloride treatments on calcium content, anthracnose disease severity and antioxidant activity in papaya fruit during ambient storage. J Sci Food Agric. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.7462.
  3. Salih, Nagwa Kamal-Eldin M. and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2015. Khaya senegalensis seed: Chemical characterization and potential uses. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 7(6):409-415.
  4. Aw-Dahir, M., D.K. Navarro, D. Dale, M. Barre, F. Hachem, D. Mohammad, M. Tibbo, and E. Yahia. 2015. Food security and sustainable agriculture in the Arab region, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.
  5. Salih, N.K-E.M. and M. Yahia. 2015. Phenolics and fatty acids compositions of vitex and baobab seeds used as coffee substitutes in Nuba Mountains, Sudan. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America 6(3): 90-93.
  6. Gayosso-Garcia, L., Elhadi Yahia, Pablo Garcia-Solis, and Gustavo Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2014. Inhibition of proliferation of breast cáncer cells MCF7 and MDA-231 by lipophilic extracts of papaya (Carica papaya L. var Maradol) fruit. Food and Nutrition Sciences 5: 2097-2103.
  7. Yahia, Elhadi. 2014. The Status of Modified Atmospheres (MA) and Controlled Atmospheres (CA) in Developing Countries. Acta Horticulturae. In press.
  8. Pareek, Sunil, Noureddine Benkeblia,Jules Janick, Shifeng Cao, and Elhadi M. Yahia.2014. Postharvest physiology and technology of loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl.) fruit. J. Sci. Food. Agriculture. In Press.
  9. Victoria-Campos, Claudia; Ornelas-Paz, José de Jesús; Yahia, Elhadi; Jiménez-Castro, Jorge; Cervantes-Paz, Braulio; Ibarra-Junquera, Vrani; Pérez-Martínez, Jaime; Escalante-Minakata, María del Pilar. 2014. Effect of the Natural and Thermal Modification of the Food Matrix of Peppers on the Micellarization of their Pigments Using Saturated and Unsaturated Fat as Bioaccessibility Effectors. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In Press.
  10. Villa-Rodriguez, Jose A., H. Palafox-Carlos, Elhadi M. Yahia, Gustavo A. Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2014. Maintaining antioxidant potential of fresh fruits and vegetables after harvest. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. In press.
  11. Ornelas-Paz, José de Jesús and Elhadi Yahia. 2014. Effect of the moisture content of the forced hot air on the postharvest quality and bioactive compounds of mango fruit (Mangifera indica L. Cv. Manila). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. In press.
  12. Carrillo-Lopez, Armando and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2013. HPLC-DAD-ESI-MS analysis of phenolic compounds during ripening in exocarp and mesocarp of tomato fruit. Journal of Food Science 78 (12): C1839 – C1844.
  13. Luna-Vázquez, Francisco; Ibarra-Alvarado, César; Rojas-Molina, Alejandra; Yahia, Elhadi; Rojas-Molina, Juana; Rivera-Pastrana, Dulce Maria; Rojas-Molina, Adriana; Zavala-Sánchez, Miguel. 2013. Nutraceutical Value of Black Cherry (Prunus serotina) Fruits: Their Antioxidant and Antihypertensive Properties. Molecules 18: 14597-14612.
  14. Cervantes-Paz Braulio, Elhadi M. Yahia, José de Jesús Ornelas-Paz, Claudia . Victoria-Campos, Vrani Ibarra-Junquera, Jaime David Pérez-Martínez, María del Pilar Escalante-Minakata. 2014. Antioxidant activity and content of chlorophylls and carotenoids in raw and heat-processed Jalapeño peppers at intermediate stages of ripening. Food Chemistry 146: 188-196.
  15. Gayosso-Garcia Sancho, Laura, Elhadi M. Yahia and Gustavo Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2013. Contribution of major hydrpphilic and lipophilic antioxidants from papaya fruit to total antioxidant capacity. Food and Nutrition Sciences 4: 93-100. doi:10.4236/fns.2013.48A012 Published Online August 2013.
  16. Claudia I. Victoria-Campos, José de Jesús Ornelas-Paz, Elhadi M. Yahia, Jorge A. Jiménez-Castro, Braulio Cervantes-Paz, Vrani Ibarra-Junquera, Jaime David Pérez-Martínez, Paul B. Zamudio-Flores, and Pilar Escalante-Minakata. 2013. Effect of Ripening, Heat Processing, and Fat Type on the Micellarization of Pigments from Jalapeño Peppers. J. Agric. Food Chem. 61: 9938-9949.
  17. Pareek Sunil and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2013. Postharvest Biology and Technology of Ber Fruit. Horticultural Reviews 41: 201-240.
  18. Carrillo-López, Armando and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2013. Changes in color-related compounds in tomato fruit exocarp and mesocarp during ripening using HPLC-APcI+-mass Spectrometry. Journal of Food Science and Technology. DOI10.1007/s13197-012-0782-0.
  19. Chavez-Sanchez, Ignacio, Armando Carrillo-López, Misael Vega-García, and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2013. The effect of antifungal hot-water treatments on papaya postharvest quality and activity of pectinmethylesterase and polygalacturonase. Journal of Food Science and Technology. In Press.
  20. Emanuel, Machel A., Fabiola Gutierrez-Orozco, Elhadi M. Yahia, and Noureddine Benkeblia. 2013. Assessment and profiling of the fatty acids in two ackee fruit (Blighia sapida Köenig) varieties during different ripening stages. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 93: 722-726. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.5946.
  21. Victoria-Campos, Claudia, José de Jesús Ornelas-Paz, Elhadi Yahia and Mark Failla. 2013. Effect of the interaction of heat-processing style and fat type on the micellarization of lipid-soluble pigments from green and red pungent peppers (Capsicum annuum). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61: 3642-3653. DOI: 10.1021/jf3054559.
  22. Rivera-Pastrana, Dulce, Alfonso A. Gardea, Elhadi M. Yahia, Miguel A. Martínez-Téllez, and Gustavo A. González-Aguilar. 2013. Effect of UV-C irradiation and low temperature storage on bioactive compounds, antioxidant enzymes and radical scavenging activity of papaya fruit. J. Food Sci. Technol. DOI10.1007/s13197-013-0942-x.
  23. Gil-Chavez, G., J. Villa, F. Ayala-Zavala, J.B. Heredia, D. Sepulveda, E.M. Yahia, and G. Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2013. Technologies for Extraction and Production of Bioactive Compounds to be Used as Nutraceuticals and food ingredients: An overview. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 12: 5-23.
  24. Ornelas-Paz, José de Jesús, Nidia Ramirez-Bustamante; Elhadi M Yahia, Jaime D Pérez-Martínez; María del Pilar Escalante-Minakata; Vrani Ibarra-Junquera; Carlos Acosta-Muñiz; and Víctor Guerrero-Prieto. 2013. Physical Attributes and Chemical Composition of Organic Strawberry Fruit (Fragaria x ananassa Duch, Cv. Albion) at Six Stages of Ripening. Food Chemistry 138: 372-381.
  25. Cervantes-Paz, Braulio, Elhadi M. Yahia, Jose de Jesus Ornelas-Paz, Alfonso A. Gardea-Bejar, Vrani Ibarra-Junquera, and Jaime D. Perez-Martinez. 2012. Effect of heat processing on the profile of pigments and antioxidant capacity of green and red jalapeño peppers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60: 10822 – 10833.
  26. Carvajal de Pabon, L.M., Elhadi Yahia, Regulo Cartagena, Carlos Pelaez, Carlos A. Gaviria, and Benjamin Rojano. 2012. Antioxidant capacity of two Fragaria x ananassa (Weston) Duchesne (Strawberry) varieties subjected to variations in vegetal nutrition. Revista Cubana de Plantas Medicinales 17(1): 37-53 (In Spanish).
  27. Palafox-Carlos H., Elhadi M. Yahia and Gustavo González-Aguilar. 2012. Identification and Quantification of Major Phenolic Compounds from Mango (Mangifera indica, cv. Ataulfo) Fruit by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS-ESI and Their Individual Contribution to the Antioxidant Activity During Ripening. Food Chemistry 135: 105-111.
  28. Palafox-Carlos H, Yahia, E., Islas-Osuna MA, Gutierrez-Martinez P, Robles-Sánchez MGonzález-Aguilar GA (2012) Effect of ripeness stage of mango fruit (Mangifera indica L., cv. Ataulfo) on physiological parameters and antioxidant activity. Scientia Horticulturae 135: 7-13.
  29. J. Ornelas-Paz, J., Yahia, E.M., Gardea, A.A. 2010. Bioconservación efficiency of β-Carotene from mango fruit and carrots in vitamin A. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5(3): 301-308.
  30. Yahia, Elhadi M., Fabiola Guttierrez-Orozco and Claudia Arvizu-de León. 2011. Phytochemical and antioxidant characterization of mamey (Pouteria sapota Jacq. H.E. Moore & Stearn) fruit. Food Research International 44: 2175-2181.
  31. Yahia, Elhadi M., Fabiola Guttierrez-Orozco and Claudia Arvizu-de León. 2011. Phytochemical and antioxidant characterization of black sapote (Diospyros digyna Jacq.) fruit. Food Research International 44: 2210-2216.
  32. Pareek, Sunil, Elhadi M. Yahia, O.P. Pareek, and R.A. Kaushik. 2011. Postharvest physiology and technology of annona fruits. Food Research International 44: 1741-1751.
  33. Yahia, Elhadi M. and Candelario Mondrago-Jacobo. 2011. Nutritional contents and anti-oxidant capacity of ten cultivars and lines of cactus pear fruit (Opuntia spp.). Food Research International 44: 2311-2318.
  34. Sivakumar, Dharini, Yuming Jiang, and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2011. Maintaining mango (Mangifera indica L.) fruit quality during the export chain. Food Research International 44: 1254-1263.
  35. Gayosso-Garcia Sancho, Laura, Elhadi M. Yahia, and Gustavo Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2011. Identification and quantification of phenols, carotenoids, and vitamin C from papaya (Carica papaya L., cv. Maradol) fruit determined by HPLC-DAD-MS/MS-ESI. Food Research International 44: 1284-1291.
  36. Yahia, Elhad M. 2010. The development and current status of modified and controlled atmospheres in Mexico. Acta Horticulturae 857:433-440.
  37. Yahia, Elhadi M., L. Cedeño, J.C. Guevara, E. Barzana. 2010. The construction of a diffusion cell and the determination of oxygen and carbon dioxide permeability of films for flexible food packages. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:411-416.
  38. Yahia, Elhadi M. 2010. Development of quarantine insect control systems in Mexico using controlled atmospheres. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:417-424.
  39. Yahia, Elhadi M., G. Soto-Zamora, J.K. Brecht, A. Gardea. 2010. The effects of postharvest hot air treatments in low O2 atmosphere on the quality and antioxidant levels in tomato fruit. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:425-432.
  40. Yahia, Elhadi M. and J.C. Guevara-Arauza. 2010. Modified atmosphere packaging of nopal (prickly pear cactus stems, opuntia spp.). Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:441-450
  41. Yahia, E.M. 2010. Cold chain development and challenges in the developing world. Acta Horticuolturae (ISHS) 877:127-132.
  42. Yahia, Elhadi M., L.M.M. Tijskens, J.C. Guevara, L. Cedeño, R.M. Beaudry. 2010. The development of a model to describe the influence of temperature and relative humidity on respiration rate of prickly pear cactus stems in reduced O2 conditions. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:451-460.
  43. Yahia, Elhadi M. and J.C. Guevara. 2010. Tissue permeance of prickly pear cactus stems (opuntia spp.) to CO2, O2 and H2O vapor as a function of temperature and relative humidity. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 857:461-468.
  44. Yahia, E.M., Castellanos, E. and Mondragon-Jacobo, C. 2010. Identification and quantification of pigments in prickly pear fruit. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1129-1136.
  45. Rivera-Pastrana, D.M., Yahia, E.M. and González-Aguilar, G.A. 2010. Identification of phenolic and carotenoid compounds in carica papaya l. ‘maradol’ using liquid chromatography – Mass spectrometry. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1197-1200.
  46. Yahia, E.M. and Barrera, A. 2010. Antioxidant capacity and correlation with phenolic compounds and carotenoids in 40 horticultural commodities. Acta Horticuolturae (ISHS) 877:1215-1220.
  47. Rivera-Dominguez, M., Yahia, E.M., Wlodarchak, N. and Kushad, M. 2010. Identification and quantification of phenolic compounds in grapes. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1233-1240.
  48. Yahia, E.M., Valdes, J. and Breithaupt, D.E. 2010. Differences in the absorption efficiency between α- and β-cryptoxanthin from carrot leaves and papaya fruit. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1241-1244.
  49. J. Ornelas-Paz, J., Yahia, E.M., Gardea, A.A. and Failla, M.L. 2010. Carotenoid composition in ‘Ataulfo’ mango and their bioavailability and bioconversion to vitamin A. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1245-1252
  50. Corral, R.D., Yahia, E.M., Carrillo, A. and González, G. 2010. The correlation between some nutritional components with total antioxidant capacity (measured with six different assays) in eight horticultural commodities. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 877:1267-1274.
  51. García-Solís, P., Yahia, E.M., Morales-Tlalpan, V., Díaz-Muñoz, M. and Aceves, C. 2010. Antineoplastic and antioxidant properties of some fruits and vegetables using experimental models of mammary cancer. Acta Horticuoturae (ISHS) 877:1287-1294.
  52. Carrillo-Lopez, A. and Yahia, E.M. 2010. Qualitative and quantitative changes in carotenoids and phenolic compounds in tomato fruit during ripening. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 877:1303-1308.
  53. Gustavo A González-Aguilar, Jose A. Villa-Rodriguez, J. Fernando Ayala-Zavala and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2010. Improvement of the antioxidant status of tropical fruits as a secondary response to some postharvest treatments.Trends in Food Science & Technology 21: 475-482.
  54. Rivera-Pastrana, Dulce M., Elhadi M. Yahia and Gustavo A González-Aguilar. 2010. Phenolic and carotenoid profiles of papaya fruit (Carica papayaL.) and their contents under low temperature storage. J. Sci. Food Agric. 90: 2358 – 2365 .
  55. Carrillo-Lopez, Armando, Elhadi M. Yahia, and Gabriela K. Ramirez-Padilla. 2010. Bioconversion of carotenoids in five fruits and vegetables to vitamin A measured by retinol accumulation in rat livers. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5(2): 215-221.
  56. Gayosso-Garcia Sancho, Laura E., Elhadi M. Yahia, Miguel Angel Martínez-Téllez, and Gustavo González-Aguilar. 2010. Effect of maturity stage of papaya Maradol on physiological and biochemical parameters. American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5(2): 194-203.
  57. García-Solís, Pablo, Elhadi M. Yahia, Verónica Morales-Tlalpan, and Mauricio Díaz-Muñoz. 2009. Screening of antiproliferative effect of aqueous extracts of plant foods consumed in México on the breast cancer cell line mcf-7. International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. 60 (S6): 32-46.
  58. Yahia, E.M., J. Ornelas, and A. Anaya. 2009. Extraction and chemical characteristics of mucilage from mezquite, Aloe vera, maguey and prickly pear cactus cladodes (nopal) and evaluation of its prebiotic effect on the growth of 2 probiotic bacteria. Acta Horticulturae 841: 625-628.
  59. Yahia, E.M., Ramirez, G. and A. Carrillo. 2009. Carotenoid content of five fruits and vegetables and their bioconversion to vitamin A measured by retinol accumulation in rat livers. Acta Horticulturae 841: 619-623.
  60. Ariza-Flores, R., E.M. Yahia, E. Vazquez-Garcia, A. Barrios-Ayala, E.R. Garrido-Ramirez, A.C. Michel-Aceves, M.A. Otero-Sanchez, and I. Alia-tejacal. 2009. Control of Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemen) and the quality of zapote mamey Poteria sapata (Jacq) Moore & Dtearn treated with forced hot air. Revista Chapingo Serie Horticultura 15(1): 8-15.
  61. Corral-Aguayo, R., Elhadi M. Yahia, A. Carrillo-Lopez, and G. Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2008. Correlation between some nutritional components and the total antioxidant capacity measured with six different assays in eight horticultural crops. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56:10498-10504.
  62. Castellanos-Santiago, Elena and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2008. Identification and quantification of betalains from fruit of 10 Mexican prickly pear cultivars by high-performance liquid chromatography and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56: 5758-5764.
  63. Guevara J.C. and E. Yahia. 2009. Physicochemical changes of prickly pear cactus stems under passive and semi-active modified atmospheres packaging. Acta Horticulturae 811: 91-96.
  64. Guevara J.C., R. Beaudry, E. Yahia and L. Cedeno. 2009. Modeling of temperature and relative humidity effect on respiration rate of nopalitos. Acta Horticulturae 811: 161-166.
  65. García-Solís, Pablo, Elhadi M. Yahia, and Carmen Aceves. 2008. Study of the effect of ‘Ataulfo’ Mango (Mangifera indica L.) intake on mammary Carcinogenesis and antioxidant capacity in plasma of N-Methyl-n-Nitrosourea (MNU)-treated rats. Food Chemistry 111(2): 309-315.
  66. Ornelas, J.de J., E.M. Yahia, M. Failla, and A. Gardea. 2008. Impact of stage of ripening and dietary fat on in vitro bioaccessibility of β-carotene in ‘Ataulfo’ mango. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56:1511-1516.
  67. Ornelas-Paz, J. de Jesus, Elhadi M. Yahia, Alfonso Gardea-Bejar. 2008. Changes in external and internal color during postharvest ripening of  ‘Manila’ and ‘Ataulfo’ mango fruit and relationship with carotenoid content determined by liquid chromatography-APcI+-time of flight mass spectrometry. Postharvest Biology and Technology 50: 145-152.
  68. Ornelas-Paz, J. de Jesus, Elhadi M. Yahia, Alfonso Gardea-Bejar. 2007. Identification and quantification of xanthophyll esters, carotenes, and tocopherols in the fruit of seven Mexican mango cultivars by liquid chromatography-atmospheric pressure chemical ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry (LC-(ApcI+) -MS). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 55(16): 6628-6635.
  69. Yahia, E.M., Gloria Soto-Zamora, Jeffrey K. Brecht, and Alfonso Gardea. 2007. Postharvest hot air treatment effects on the antioxidant system in stored mature green tomatoes. Postharvest Biology and Technology 44: 107-115.
  70. Breithaupt, Dietmar E., Elhadi M. Yahia, J. F. Valdés Velázquez. 2007. Comparison of the absorption efficiency of α- and β-cryptoxanthin in female Wistar rats. British Journal of Nutrition 97: 329-336.
  71. Guevara, J., E. M. Yahia, L. Cedeño, and L.M.M. Tijskens. 2006. Modeling the effects of temperature and relative humidity on gas exchange of prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.) stems. Lebensm. Wiss. U-Technol. 39(7): 796-805.
  72. Guevara, J., E.M. Yahia, R. Beaudry, and L. Cedeño. 2006. Modeling the influence of temperature and relative humidity on respiration rate of prickly pear cactus cladodes. Postharvest Biology and Technology 41 (3): 260-265.
  73. Yahia, E.M. 2005. Postharvest research and reality in developing countries. Acta Horticulturae 682:1655-1666 (peer reviewed).
  74. Yahia, E.M. 2006. Responses of Some Fruits to Gas and Heat Stress. Acta Horticulturae 712: 635-642.
  75. Yahia, Elhadi M., J. de Jesus Ornelas-Paz, and Alfonso Gardea. 2006. Extraction, separation and partial identification of `Ataulfo` mango fruit carotenoids. Acta Horticulturae 712:333-338.
  76. Yahia, E.M., Guevara-Arauza, J.C., L.M.M. Tijskens, and L. Cedeño. 2005. The effect of relative humidity on modified atmosphere packaging gas exchange. Acta Horticulturae 674: 97-104 (peer reviewed).
  77. Soto-Zamora, G., E.M. Yahia, J.K. Brecht, and A. Gardea. 2005. Effects of postharvest hot air treatments on the quality and antioxidant levels in tomato fruit. Lebensmitt. Wiss. U-Technol. 38(6): 657-663.
  78. Soto-Zamora, G., E.M. Yahia, Jeffrey.K. Brecht, and A. Gardea. 2005. Effects of postharvest hot air treatment on the quality of ‘Rhapsody’ tomato fruit. Journal of Food Quality 28: 492-504.
  79. Ornelas, J.J. and E.M. Yahia. 2004. Effects of prestorage dry and humid hot air treatments on the quality, triglycerides and tocopherol contents in ‘Hass’ avocado fruit. Journal of Food Quality 127: 115-126.
  80. Ornelas, J.J. and E.M.  Yahia. 2004. Heat treatments effect on quality, chilling injury, triglycerides and tocopherols in Hass avocados. Journal of Food Quality 127: 115-126.
  81. Pérez Carrillo, E. and E.M. Yahia. 2004. Effect of postharvest hot air and fungicide treatments on the quality of ‘Maradol’ papaya (Carica papaya L.). Journal of Food Quality 27: 127-139.
  82. Vazquez, E., S. Chavez, R. Ariza, E. Yahia, A. Salazar, C. Saucedo, and T. Colinas. 2003. Mechanical properties of ‘Maradol’ papaya fruit under static compression (in Spanish). Revista Chapingo, Serie Horticultura 9(2): 341-351.
  83. Guevara, J.C., E.M. Yahia, E. Brito, and S. Biserka. 2003. Effects of elevated concentrations of CO2 in modified atmosphere packaging on the quality of prickly pear cactus stems (Opuntia spp.). Postharvest Biol. Technol. 29: 167-176.
  84. Yahia, E.M. and R. Ariza. 2003. Postharvest hot air treatments effect on insect mortality and quality of sapote mamey fruit (Pouteria sapota). Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:691-695.
  85. Perez-Carrillo, E., E.M. Yahia, R. Ariza, M. Vega, and G. Cornejo. 2003. Forced hot air treatment at low relative humidity is effective in reducing chilling injury and decay development in papaya fruit. Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:697-703.
  86. Guevara, J.C. and E.M. Yahia. 2003. Passive and semi-active modified atmosphere packaging of prickly pear cactus stems (Opuntia Spp). Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:665-669.
  87. Guevara, J.C., E.M. Yahia and L. Cedeño. 2003. Modeling of O2, CO2 and H2O vapor in modified atmosphere packaged prickly pear cactus stems (Opuntia spp). Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:671-675.
  88. Ornelas, J.J. and E.M. Yahia. 2003. Postharvest hot air treatments effect on avocado fruit quality, chilling injury and triglycerides and tocoferols content. Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:709-713.
  89. Yahia, E.M., G. Soto, J. Brecht, A. Gardea, and M. Steta. 2003. The effect of hot air treatments in air or in low O2 atmosphere on the quality and antioxidants of tomato fruit. Acta Horticulturae (peer reviewed) 604:285-291.
  90. Roman-Mares, A. and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2002. Postharvest handling of avocado (In Spanish). Revista Vitae (Colombia) 9(2): 5-16.
  91. Guevara, J.C., E.M. Yahia, and E. Brito de la Fuente. 2001. Modified atmosphere packaging of prickly pear cactus stems (Opuntia spp.). Lebensmittel Wissenschaft u-Technology (Food Science and Technology). Lebensm.Wiss. u-Technol., 34. 445-451 (2001).
  92. Yañez, L.L., P.E. Mercado, E. Yahia, and M.A. Armella. 2001. Ethanol accumulation patterns in different horticultural commodities in response to enriched CO2 atmospheres. Acta Horticulturae 553:657-662.
  93. Yahia, E.M., Alicia Mondragon, Miryan Balderas. 2000. Effects of hot air treatments on the postharvest physiology and quality of mango fruit. Acta Horticulturae 509: 419-427.
  94. Yahia, Elhadi M., M. Contreras-Padilla and G. Gonzalez-Aguilar. 2001. Ascorbic acid content in relation to ascorbic acid oxidase actrivity and polyamine content in tomato and bell pepper fruits during development, maturation and senescente. Food science and Technology (Lebensm. Wiss. U-Technol) 34: 452-457.
  95. Roman-Mares, A. and Elhadi Yahia. 2000. Effects of heat treatments on ‘Hass’ avocados. (In Spanish). Revista Vitae (Colombia) 7(1,2): 20-36.
  96. Ortega-Zaleta, D. and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2000. Mortality of eggs and larvae of Anastrepha obliqua (MACQUART) and A. ludens(LOWE) (Diptera: Tephritidae) with controlled atmospheres at high temperature in mango (Mangifera indica) cv Manila. Folia Entomologica Mexicana (In Spanish) 109:43-53.
  97. Yahia, Elhadi M. and D. Ortega-Zaleta. 2000. Mortality of eggs and third instar larvae of Anastrepha ludens and A. obliqua with insecticidal controlled atmospheres at high temperatures. Postharvest Biology and Technology 20(3):295-302.
  98. Carrillo-Lopez, A., F. Ramirez-Bustamante, J.B. Valdez-Torrez, R. Rojas-Villegas, and E.M. Yahia. 2000. Ripening and quality changes in mango fruit as affected by coating with an edible film. Journal of Food Quality 23: 479-486.
  99. Yahia, E.M., D. Ortega, A. Martinez, and P. Moreno. 2000. The mortality of artificially infested third instar larvae of Anastrepha ludens and A. obliqua in mango fruit with insecticidal controlled atmospheres at high temperatures. Acta Horticulturae 509:833-839.
  100. Yahia, Elhadi M., Dora Ortega, Alejandro Martinez, and Pamela Moreno. 2000.  In vitro mortality of eggs and third instar larvae of Anastrepha ludens and A. obliqua with insecticidal atmospheres at high temperatures. Acta Horticulturae 509:779-786.
  101. Yahia, Elhadi M. and Dora Ortega. 2000. Responses and quality of mango fruit treated with insecticidal controlled atmospheres at high temperatures. Acta Horticulturae 509:479-486.
  102. Yahia, Elhadi M. and Juan Pedro Campos. 2000. The effect of hot water treatment used for insect control on the ripening and quality of mango fruit. Acta Horticulturae 509:495-501.
  103. Ortega-Zaleta, Dora and Elhadi M. Yahia. 2000. Tolerance and quality of mango fruit exposed to controlled atmospheres at high temperatures. Postharvest Biology and Technology 20:195-201.
  104. Ait-Oubahou, A. and Yahia, E.M. 1999. Postharvest handling of dates. Postharvest News & Information 10(6):67N-74N.
  105. Yahia, E.M. and G. Gonzalez. 1998. The use of passive and semi-active atmospheres to prolong the postharvest life of the fruit of avocado. Food Science and Technology (Lebensm. Wiss. U-Technol) 31(7 & 8):602-606.
  106. Contreras-Padilla, M. and Elhadi M. Yahia. 1998. Changes in capsaicinoids during development, maturation, and senescence of chili peppers and relation with peroxidase activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 46(6):2075-2079.
  107. Yahia, Elhadi M. 1998. Modified and controlled atmospheres for tropical fruits. Horticultural Reviews 22:123-183
  108. Yahia, Elhadi M. 1998. The use of modified and controlled atmospheres for insect control (In Spanish). Phytoma (Spain) 97:18-22.
  109. Rojas-Villegas, A., A. Carrillo-Lopez, M. Silveira, R. Avena Bustillos, and E. Yahia. 1996. Effects of insecticidal atmospheres on the mortality of fruit flies in mango. Acta Horticulturae 370:89-92.
  110. Carrillo-Lopez, A., R. Rojas-Villagas, and E.M. Yahia. 1995. Ripening and quality of mango fruit as affected by coating with “Semperfresh”. Acta Horticulturae 370:203-216.
  111. Gonzalez-Aguilar, G., E. Yahia, and M. Silveira. 1997. Prediction of the atmosphere of avocado packed in polyethylene bags and its quality evaluation during storage (In Spanish). Horticultura Mexicana 5(4):351-360.
  112. Ke, D., E. Yahia, B. Hess, L. Zhou, and A. Kader. 1995. Regulation of fermentative metabolism in avocado fruit under oxygen and carbon dioxide stresses. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 120(3):481-490.
  113. Zazueta-Morales, J., A. Quintero, M. Silveira,, and E. Yahia. 1994. Osmotic dehydration of mango slices as a pre-treatment with hot air. Tecnología de Alimentos (México) 29(5-6):27-33.
  114. Rivera Dominguez, M. and E.M. Yahia. 1994. Differential scanning calorimetry of avocado and mango fruits stored in insecticidal atmospheres. Tecnología de Alimentos (México) 29(5-6):22-26. (In Spanish).
  115. Arvayo-Ortiz, R.M., S. Garza-Ortega, and E.M. Yahia. 1994. Postharvest response of kabocha squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch) to temperature, length of storage, and hot water treatment. HortTechnology 4(3):253-255.
  116. Yahia, E.M. 1994. Apple flavor. Horticultural Reviews 16:197-234.
  117. Ke, D., E. Yahia, M. Mateos, and A. Kader. 1994. Ethanolic fermentation of “Bartlett” pears as influenced by ripening stage and atmospheric composition. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 119(5):976-982.
  118. Yahia, E.M. and A. Carrillo-Lopez. 1993. Responses of avocado fruit to insecticidal O2 and CO2 atmospheres. Food Science & Technology (Lebens. Wiss. u-Technol.) 26:307-311.
  119. Yahia, E.M. and M. Tiznado. 1993. Tolerance and responses of harvested mango to insecticidal low-oxygen atmospheres. HortScience 28(10):1031-1033.
  120. Yahia, E.M. and L. Vázquez Moreno. 1993. Responses of mango to insecticidal oxygen and carbon dioxide atmospheres. Food Science & Technology (Lebens. Wiss. u-Technol.) 26(1):42-48.
  121. Yahia, E.M. and M. Rivera. 1992. Modified atmosphere packaging of muskmelon. Food Science & Technology (Lebensm. Wiss. u-Technol.) 25(1):38-42.
  122. Yahia, E.M., M. Rivera and O. Hernández. 1992. Responses of papaya to short-term insecticidal oxygen atmosphere. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 117(1):96-99.
  123. Yahia, E.M. 1991. Changes in some odor-active volatiles in apples during storage in air and in simulated low ethylene controlled atmosphere. Turrialba 41(2):160-165.
  124. González, G., E. Yahia, and M. Hassa. 1991. Modified atmosphere packaging of mango fruit and in-package atmosphere prediction using mathematical models (in Spanish). Revista de Ciencias Alimentarias (México) 1(3):1-5.
  125. Yahia, Elhadi M. l991. Production of some odor-active volatiles by ‘McIntosh’ apples following low-ethylene controlled-atmosphere storage. HortScience 26(9):1183-1185.
  126. Yahia, E.M., F.W. Liu and T.E. Acree. 1991. Changes of some odour-active volatiles in low-ethylene controlled atmosphere stored apples. Food Science and Technology (Lebens. Wiss. & Technol.) 24(2):145-151.
  127. Carrillo Lopez, A. and E.M. Yahia. 1990. Tolerance of avocado var “Hass” to insecticidal O2 and CO2 and their effect on the anaerobic respiration (In Spanish). Tecnología de Alimentos (Mexico) 25(6):13-18.
  128. Yahia, E.M., F.W. Liu, and T.E. Acree. 1990. Changes of some odor‑active volatiles in controlled atmosphere‑stored apples. Journal of Food Quality 13:185-202.
  129. Yahia, E.M., F.W. Liu, and T.E. Acree. 1990. The evolution of some odour‑active volatiles during the maturation and ripening of apples on the tree. Food Science and Technology (Lebens. Wiss. & Tech.) 23:(6):488-493.
  130. Yahia, E.M., K.E. Nelson, and A.A. Kader. 1983. Postharvest quality and storage life of grapes as influenced by CO added to air or controlled atmosphere. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science l08(6):1067‑1071.
  131. Imam, M.K. and E. Yahia. l977. Yield of six potato cultivars after two cycles of local propagation in Libya. Libyan Journal of Agriculture 6(1):139‑150.