St. John 516

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7369

Fax: (808) 956-3894

Email: paull@hawaii.edu

Robert E. Paull

Professor/Researcher 
Website

Specialties:

Plant Physiology and the Postharvest Handling and Storage of Tropical Fruit, Vegetables and Ornamentals

Education:

St. Gregory High School, Australia, 1962
B.S., University of Sydney, 1966 - Agronomy
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1975 - Plant Physiology

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

Impact preharvest factors on postharvest quality, physiology and storage, the evolution and control of fruit ripening

Selected Publications:

  • Richard J. Pender, Clifford W. Morden and Robert E. Paull. 2014. Investigating the Pollination Syndrome of the Hawaiian Lobeliad Genus Clermontia (Campanulaceae) Using Floral Nectar Traits. American Journal of Botany 101(1): 1 - 5.
  • Robert VanBuren, Ching Man Wai, Michael C. Schatz, Haibao Tang, Jisen Zhang, Robert E. Paull, Qingyi Yu, Ray Ming. 2014. The draft genome of pineapple (Ananas comosus L.) and the evolution of CAM photosynthesis. 34th New Phytologist Symposium - Systems biology and ecology of CAM plants. Lake Tahoe - Tahoe City, CA, USA 15 to18 July 2014.
  • Robert E. Paull, Andrew Carroll & Nancy Jung Chen. 2013. Lotus Cell Walls and the Genes Involved in its Synthesis and Modification. Tropical Plant Biology 6: 152 - 160.
  • Love, K., Nancy J. Chen, Robert E. Paull. 2014. Quick Harvest and Postharvest Tips for Better Quality and Longer Postharvest Life. University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Fruit, Nut, and Beverage Crops, July 2014, F_N- 36.
  • Robert E. Paull, Ching Cheng Chen, and Nancy Jung Chen. 2014. Lychee: Postharvest Quality-Maintenance Guidelines. University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources. Fruit, Nut, and Beverage Crops May 2014 F_N-29.
  • Paull, R. E. and Duarte, O. 2012. Tropical Fruit - Volume II. 384 pp. CAB International, Wallingford, England
  • Wu J, Wang Z, Shi Z, Zhang S, Ming R, Zhu S, Khan MA, Tao S, Korban SS, Wang H, Chen NJ, Nishio T, Xu X, Cong L, Qi K, Huang X, Wang Y, Zhao X, Wu J, Deng C, Gou C, Zhou W, Yin H, Qin G, Sha Y, Tao Y, Chen H, Yang Y, Song Y, Zhan D, Wang J, Li L, Dai M, Gu C, Wang Y, Shi D, Wang X, Zhang H, Zeng L, Zheng D, Wang C, Chen M, Wang G, Xie L, Sovero V, Sha S, Huang W, Zhang S, Zhang M, Sun J, Xu L, Li Y, Liu X, Li Q, Shen J, Wang J, Paull RE, Bennetzen JL, Wang J, Zhang S (2012). The genome of pear (Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.). Genome Research 23: 396-408
  • Radovich, Theodore J.K., Archana Pant, Ian Gurr, Ngyuen V. Hue, Jari Sugano, Brent Sipes, Norman Arancon, Clyde Tamaru, Bradley K. Fox, Kent D. Kobayashi, and Robert Paull. 2012. Innovative Use of Locally Produced Inputs to Improve Plant Growth, Crop Quality, and Grower Profitability in Hawai’i. HortTechnology 22: 738-742.
  • J. Jesus Iniestra-Gonzaleza, Gisela Jareth Lino-Lopezb, Robert E. Paull, Ana Paulina Barba de la Rosad, N. Alejandra Mancilla-Margallie, J. Adriana Saunudo-Barajasf, Vrani Ibarra-Junqueraa, Nancy J. Chen, Miguel Angel Hernandez-Velascob,1, Juan Alberto Osuna-Castro. 2013. Papaya endoxylanase biochemical characterization and isoforms expressed during fruit ripening. Postharvest Biology and Technology 81: 13 - 22
  • Robert E. Paull, Andrew Carroll & Nancy Jung Chen. 2013. Lotus Cell Walls and the Genes Involved in its Synthesis and Modification. Tropical Plant Biology 6: 152 - 160.
  • List of publications (PDF)