ดร. ธรรมรัตน์ ปราณอมรกิจ

Dr. Thamarath Pranamornkith

Lecturer in Postharvest Technology Program

Education

  • Ph.D. (Food Technology), Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. (2009)
  • M.Sc. (Postharvest Technology), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand. (1998)
  • B.Sc. (Food Technology), University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand. (1994)

 Research Interests

  • Postharvest storage system (controlled atmosphere), ethylene flow-through treatment, Anoxia treatment
  • Temperature conditioning and Intermittent warming treatment
  • Pre- and postharvest factors influencing fresh produce quality
  • Postharvest physiology and technology of tropical or subtropical fruit
  • Fumigation - Methyl Bromide, Phosphine, EDN

 Refereed Publications

  • Hall, M.K.D., Pal, P., Pranamornkith, T., Adlam, A., Najar-Rodriguez, A.J., Hall, A.L. and Brash, D.W. 2018. Quantifying phosphine penetration through the bark of pine (Pinus radiata D.Don) logs, Journal of Stored Products Research, 78: pp. 83-88.
  • Li, M., Pullanagari, R.R., Pranamornkith, T., Yule, I.J. and East, A.R. 2017. Applying visible-near infrared (Vis-NIR) spectroscopy to classify ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit firmness after storage, Acta Hortic, 1154, 1-8.
  • Li, M., Pullanagari, R.R., Pranamornkith, T., Yule, I.J. and East, A.R. 2017. Quantitative prediction of post storage ‘Hayward’ kiwifruit attributes using at harvest Vis-NIR spectroscopy, Journal of Food Engineering, 202, 46-55.
  • East, A., Samarakoon, H.C., Pranamornkith, T., Bronlund, J.E. 2015. A review of ethylene permeability of films. Packaging Technology and Science 28(8): 732-740.
  • Hall, M.K.D., Najar-Rodriguez, A.J., Pranamornkith, T., Adlam, A.R., Hall, A.J. and Brash, D.W. 2015. Influence of dose, bark cover and end-grain sealing on ethanedinitrile (C2N2) sorption by pine (Pinus radiata D. Don) logs. New Zealand Plant Protection 68: 13-18.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Hall, M.K.D., Adlam, A.R., Somerfield, K.G., Page, B.B.C., Hall A.J., Brash, D.W. 2014. Effect of fumigant dose, timber moisture content, end-grain sealing, and chamber load factor on sorption by sawn timber fumigated with ethanedinitrile. New Zealand Plant Protection 67: 66-74.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Hall, M.K.D., Najar-Rodriguez, A., Adlam, A.R., Somerfield, K.G., Page, B.B.C., Hedderley, D.I., Brash, D.W. 2014. Ethanedinitrile: potential methyl bromide alternative to control Arhopalus ferus (Mulsant) in New Zealand sawn timber exports. New Zealand Plant Protection 67: 75-79.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Hall, M.K.D., Adlam, A.R., Page, B.B.C., Connolly, P.G., Somerfield, K.G., Brash, D.W. 2014. Relative methyl bromide tolerances of Arhopalus ferus (Mulsant), Hylurgus ligniperda (F.) and Hylastes ater (Paykull) adults. New Zealand Plant Protection 67: 80-85.
  • Cantre, D., East, A., Verboven, P., Trejo Araya, X.I.; Herremans, E., Nicolaï, B.M., Pranamornkith, T., Loh, M., Mowat, A., Heyes, J.A. 2014. Microstructural characterisation of commercial kiwifruit cultivars using X-ray micro computed tomography. Postharvest Biology and Technology 92(0): 79-86.
  • Pranamornkith, T., East, A., Heyes, J.A., 2012. Influence of exogenous ethylene during refrigerated storage on storability and quality of Actinidia chinensis (cv. Hort16A). Postharvest Biology and Technology 64: 1-8.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Mawson, A.J., Heyes, J.A., 2010. Effects of CA and alternative postharvest treatments on quality of lime (Citrus latifolia Tanaka) fruit. Acta Horticulturae 857: 305-312.
  • Heyes, J.A., Pinkney, T.T., Pranamornkith, T. and Mawson, A.J., 2007. Post-harvest changes in fruit and vegetable flavonoid profiles (Abstract). New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 35 (2): 280.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Mawson, A. J. and Heyes J.A., 2006. Characterising the degreening kinetics of lime (Citrus latifolia Tanaka) fruit using a grading chart (Abstract). 27th International Horticultural Congress and Exhibition (IHC 2006), Seoul, Korea. p. 262.
  • Pranamornkith, T., Mawson, A.J. and Heyes, J.A., 2005. Effect of CA and alternative postharvest treatments on quality of lime (Citrus latifolia Tanaka) fruit. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Controlled Atmosphere Research Conference, Michigan State University, ISHS, July 5–10, pp. 21–27. 

 

Contact Information

Tel: +66 5391 7186
Email: thamarath.pra@mfu.ac.th
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