Asst. Prof. Dr Saowapa Chaiwong

Asst. Prof. Dr. Saowapa Chaiwong

Assistant Professor, Lecturer in Postharvest Technology Program
Tel: +66 5391 6766

Education

  • Ph.D. (Horticulture), Writtle College (University of Essex) (2012-2016)
  • M.Sc. (Agriculture), Kasetsart University, Thailand (2000-2004)
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) (Second Class Honors), Chiang Mai University, Thailand (1996-2000)

 

Research and teaching interests

  • Preharvest factors affecting fruit losses and quality of horticultural crops
  • Postharvest technology and handling of horticultural crops
  • Distribution packaging of horticultural crops
  • Cold chain management of horticultural crops
  • Logistic and supply chain management of horticultural crops

 

Publications (selected in 2015-Present)

Htike T, Saengrayap R, Aunsri N, Tontiwattanakul K, Chaiwong S. 2021. Investigation and evaluation of impact bruising in guava using image processing and response surface methodology. Horticulturae. 7(10):411.

Rattanakaran, J., Saengrayap, R., Aunsri, N., Padee, S., Prahsarn, C., Kitazawa, H., Bishop, C.F.H., Chaiwong, S. 2021. Performance of thermal insulation covering materials to reduce postharvest losses in okra. Horticulturae, 7 (10), 392.

Rattanakaran, J., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn. C., Kitazawa, H., Chaiwong, S., 2021. Application of room cooling and thermal insulation materials to maintain quality of okra during storage and transportation. Horticulturae. 7(7), 188.

Chaiwong, S., Yoythaisong, P., Arwatchananukul, S., Aunsri, N., Tontiwattanakul, K., Trongsatitkul, T., Kitazawa, H, Saengrayap, R. 2021.Vibration damage in guava during simulated transportation assessed by digital image analysis using response surface methodology. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 181, 111641.

Chaiwong, S., Saengrayap, R., Ogunsua. J.M., Kitazawa, H. and Prahsarn, C. 2021. Performance of different bunch cover materials to improve quality of Cavendish banana cultivated during winter and summer in Thailand. Agronomy. 11(3): 610.

Chaiwong, S. and Bishop, F. C. H. 2020. The changes of physical properties in ‘Elsanta’ strawberries from the winter and summer cultivations after vibration tests. Australian Journal of Crop Science. 14 (04): 697-704.

Chaiwong, S., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn, C. 2019. Effects of different materials for banana bunch covers during winter in Thailand. Acta Horticulturae. 1245: 21-28.

Saengrayap, R., Rattanakaran, J., and Chaiwong, S. 2019. Application of artificial neural network for ‘Cavendish’ banana maturity and chilling injury prediction. Acta Horticulturae. 1245: 29-34.

Rattanakaran, J., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn, C. and Chaiwong, S. 2018. Application of nonwoven as a bunch cover for banana during winter Season in Thailand, Acta Horticulturae. 1210: 35-42.

Saengrayap, R., Rattanakaran, J., and Chaiwong, S. 2018. Maturity prediction of banana with difference bunch cover Materials using artificial neural networks, Acta Horticulturae. 1210: 213-220.

Trongsatitkul, T. and Chaiwong, S. 2017. In situ fibre-reinforced composite films of poly (lactic acid)/low-density polyethylene blends: effects of composition on morphology, transport and mechanical properties, Polymer International. 66: 1456-1462.

Jone, S., Bishop, C., Porter and Chaiwong, S. 2017. Temperature management of potatoes in packaging reuseable crates In the fresh produce supply chain, Australian Journal of Crop Science. 11 (6): 638-643.

Sanysoy, K., Chaiwong, S., Pusittigul, I and Luengwilai, K. 2017. Internal browning among four ‘Queen’ pineapple cultivars grown in the same area from six locations, Agricultural Sci. J. 48:3 (Suppl.) 205-208.

Chaiwong, S. and Bishop, C.F.H. 2015. Effect of vibration damage on the storage quality of ‘Elsanta’ strawberry, Australian Journal of Crop Science. 9 (9): 859-864.

Chaiwong, S. and Bishop, C.F.H. 2015. Use of an insulated bag from the supermarket to maintain ‘Elsanta’ strawberry temperature to households, Acta Horticulturae. 1079: 187-192.

 

International Proceedings (selected in 2015-Present)

Rattanakaran, J., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn, C. and Chaiwong, S. 2020. Model Development and Validation for Mass Loss Attributes of Okra under Dynamic Condition, pp. 134-139. In proceedings of the International Conference on Food and Applied Bioscience 2020, February 6-7 2020, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Ogunsua, J., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn, C. and Chaiwong, S. 2018. Effect of Bunch Covers on Reducing Damage and Fruit Quality Enhancement of Cavendish Banana during Rainy Season in Thailand, pp. 308-312. Proceeding of International Conference of Agricultural and Natural Resources 2018, April 26-28 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.

Ullah, H., Chaiwong, S. and Saengrayap, R. 2018. Application of Image Analysis for Maturity Classification of ‘Phulae’ Pineapple, pp. 304-307. Proceeding of International Conference of Agricultural and Natural Resources 2018, April 26-28 2018, Bangkok, Thailand.

Ogunsua, J., Saengrayap, R., Prahsarn, C. and Chaiwong, S. 2018. Influence of Bunch Covers to Prevent Sunburn on Cavendish Banana in Summer Season in Northern of Thailand, pp. 31-37. Proceeding of the International Conference on Food and Applied Bioscience 2018, Februrary 1-2 2018, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Ullah, H., Chaiwong, S. and Saengrayap, R. 2018. Application of Image Analysis for Maturity Classification of ‘Phulae’ Pineapple, pp. 60-66, The International Conference on Food and Applied Bioscience 2018, Februrary 1-2 2018, Chiang Mai., Thailand.

 

Contact Information

Tel: +66 5391 6766
Email: saowapa@mfu.ac.th