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Joanna Lado

M.S., University of Valencia, Spain, 2011

Current position

Postharvest Researcher, National Institute of Agricultural Research (INIA), Uruguay
Ph.D. student in IATA-CSIC


  1. Lado, J., Alos, E., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarias, L. (2015). Light avoidance reduces ascorbic acid accumulation in the peel of Citrus fruit. Plant Sci 231: 138-147.
  2. Lado, J., Cronje, P., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarías, L. (2015). Involvement of lycopene in the induction of tolerance to chilling injury in grapefruits. Postharvest Biol Tec 100: 176-186.
  3. Lado, J., Rodrigo, M. J. and Zacarias, L. (2014). Analysis of ethylene biosynthesis and perception during postharvest cold storage of Marsh and Star Ruby grapefruits. Food Sci Technol Int. (Epub ahead of print)
  4. Rodrigo, M. J., Alquezar, B., Alós, E., Lado, J. and Zacarias, L. (2013). Biochemical bases and molecular regulation of pigmentation in the peel of Citrus fruit. Sci Horticulturae 163(SI): 46-62.
  5. Alquézar, B., Rodrigo, M. J., Lado, J. and Zacarías, L. (2013). A comparative physiological and transcriptional study of carotenoid biosynthesis in white and red grapefruit (Citrus paradisi Macf.). Tree Genet Genomes 9 (5): 1257-1269.
  6. Pérez, E., Blanco, O.,  Berreta, C., Dol, I.  and Lado, J. (2011). Imazalil concentration for in vitro monitoring of imazalil resistant isolates of Penicillium digitatum in citrus packinghouses. Postharvest Biol Tec 60 (3): 258-262.
  7. Lado, J., Vicente, E., Manzzioni, A. and Ares, G. (2010). Application of a check-all-that-apply question for the evaluation of strawberry cultivars from a breeding program. J Sci Food Agric 90(13): 2268-2275.
Protocols by Joanna Lado
  1. Citrus Fruit Ascorbic Acid Extraction and Quantification by HPLC