Curriculum Vitae

Extension Associate Professor


Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dept. Plant and Soil Sciences, 1998

Selected Publications

Mangan, F, Z. Barros, R. Orellana, M. Alvarado and F. Camarillo. 2013. Opportunities for Farmers in Mexico to Access Markets in the Northeastern United States.

Mangan, F., Z. Barros, R. Orellana, M. Alvarado and F. Camrillo. Proceddings of the XIV National Conference of Agricultural Sciences. April 25, 2013. 3 pp.

Howell, J, R. Hazzard, R. Bonanno, J. Bouche, F. Mangan, M. Hutton, G. Hamilton, V. Grubinger, B. Sideman, R. Wick. 2013. New England Vegetable Management Guide. Published by New England Land-grant Systems. 350 pages.

Mangan, F., Barros, Z., Fernandes , C., Moreira, M., Finger, F. and Almeida , G. 2012. Developing sustainable production practices for new tropical vegetables for the Northeastern United States. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 936:53–60.

Silva, E.O., M.S Rocha Bastos, N.J. Wurlitzer, Z.J. Barros and F. Mangan. 2012. Minimal Processing. Chapter in Advances in Fruit Processing Technologies, Rodrigues, S. and F. A. Narciso Fernandes. Editors. CRC Press. 454 pp.

Govindasamy, R. R. Van Vranken, W. Sciarapa, A. Aveni, V. Puduri, K. Pappas, J. Simon, F. Mangan, M. Lamberts, G. McAvoy. 2011. Ethnic Crop Opportunities for Growers on the East Coast: A Demand Assessment. Journal of Extension.

Govindasamy, R., R. VanVranken, W. Sciarappa, A. Ayeni, V.S. Puduri, K. Pappas, J.E. Simon, F. Mangan, M. Lamberts, and G. McAvoy. 2010. Consumers' Shopping Patterns and Expenditures on Ethnic Produce: Case Study from the Eastern Coastal U.S.A. Journal of ASFMRA. Vol. 73, No. 1, Pg 36–49.

UMass Magazine: 2010: Outstanding in the field.

Mangan, F. R. Mendonça, M. Moreira. S. Nunes, F. Finger, Z. Barros, H. Galvão, G. Almeida, and M. Anderson. 2007. Production and marketing of vegetables for the ethnic markets in the United States. Revista Horticultura Brasileira. Horticultura Brasileira 26: 006–014.

Mendonca, R., F. Mangan, M. Moreira, A. Criswell, S. Nunes, and W. Autio. 2007. Adaptation of tropical pumpkin cultivars (Curcubita spp.) for production in the Northeastern United States. Proceedings of the InterAmerican Society for Tropical Horticulture. Vol. 50. ISSN-0245-2528. pp 1–6.

Goetz, S.J. K. Brasier, T. Kelsey, W. Whitmer, A. Rangarajan, D. Smith, T. Gabe, D. Kuennen and F. Mangan. 2007. “The Small Farms Industry Clusters (SFIC) Project.” in Denis Ebodaghe, Editor, Proceedings of the Fourth National Small Farms Conference, USDA, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 167–70.

Andersen, C. L. , R. Hazzard, R. Van Driesche, and F. X. Mangan. 2006. Alternative management strategies for control of Phyllotreta cruciferae and Phyllotreta striolata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Brassica rapa in Massachusetts. Journal of Economic Entomology vol. 99, no. 3, pp. 803–810.