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Faculty of Science and Technology

Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences

Staff

Professor C.M. Sean Carrington

Professor C.M. Sean Carrington

Professor of Plant Biology

Department: BCS

Qualifications

B.Sc. (Edin.), D.Phil. (York, UK)

Research Areas

Development and ripening of Scotch Bonnet pepper, especially the biochemical changes underlying ripening-related softening.

Teaching Areas

Plant cell wall biochemistry
Post-harvest physiology of fruit
Caribbean wild plants and their uses

Select Publications

Books:

Carrington, S. (1998) Wild Plants of the Eastern Caribbean, Macmillan Education Ltd., London
& Basingstoke.    
Carrington, S., Fraser, H., Gilmore J. & Forde, A. (2003)  A-Z of Barbados Heritage,  Macmillan Education Ltd.,  London & Oxford.

 

Refereed Papers:

Worrell, D.B., Carrington, C.M.S. & Huber, D.J. (1998) Growth, maturation and ripening of breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis
(Park.) Fosb. Scientia Horticulturae 76: 17-28

Carrington, C.M.S. & King, R.A.G. (2001) Fruit development and ripening in Barbados Cherry, Malpighia emarginata DC.  Scientia Horticulturae 92(1): 1-7

Worrell, D.B., Carrington, C.M.S. & Huber, D.J. (2002) The use of low temperature and coatings to maintain storage quality of breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis (Parks.) Fosb. Postharvest Biology & Technology 25 (1): 33-40.

Carrington, C.M.S., Vendrell, M. & Dominguez-Puigjaner, E. (2002) Characterizsation of an endo-(1,4)-ß-mannanase (LeMAN4) expressed in ripening tomato fruit. Plant Science 163 (3): 599-606.





 


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