Dr. Mark Ritenour

Professor, Postharvest Technology 

Dr. Mark Ritenour joined the IRREC Faculty in 1998. His extension and research programs focus on the postharvest biology and handling of horticultural commodities (especially citrus). Dr. Ritenour's focus areas include: improving quality of fresh market citrus and vegetables through improved postharvest handling; improving postharvest sanitation and food safety practices of Florida's packinghouses; and improving postharvest quality of horticultural crops through better preharvest management practices.





Professor of Horticulture, Post-harvest science

Dr. Ritenour at work in the fruit quality laboratory.