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) (2016)
  • M.Sc. (Agriculture), Kasetsart University, Thailand (2004)
  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) (Second Class Honors), Chiang Mai University,Thailand (2000)

 

Research interests

  • Preharvest factors affecting fruit losses and qaulity of horticultural crops
  • Postharvest technology and handling of horticultural crops
  • Packaging for food transport and distribution
  • Logistic and supply chain management of horticultural crops

 

Teaching interests

  • Postharvest technology and biology of fresh produce
  • Packaging for fresh produce transport
  • Logistic and supply chain management of fresh produce

 

Publications (selected)

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. 2109. “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.

Ogunsua, J., Saengrayap, R., Ullah, H. and Chaiwong, S. 2019. “Application of artificial neural networks in the prediction of fruit damages and hand weight in Cavendish banana”, Journal of Food Science and Agricultural Technology. 5 (Spcl.Iss): 140-145.

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 Aritificial Neural Networks”, Acta Horticulturae. 1210: 213-220.

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”, Proceeding of International Conference of Agricultural and Natural Resources 2018, April 26-28 2018, Bangkok. 308-312.

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

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”, The International Conference on Food and Applied Bioscience 2018, Februrary 1-2 2018, Chaing Mai. 31-37.

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

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.

 

Contact Information

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