Faculty of Science and Technology
C.M. Sean Carrington


C.M. Sean Carrington
Title: Professor of Plant Biology
Department: BCS
Discipline: Biology
Qualifications: B.Sc. (Edin.), D.Phil. (York, UK)
Contact: 246-417-4330
Teaching Areas: Plant cell wall biochemistry
Post-harvest physiology of fruit
Caribbean wild plants and their uses
Research: Development and ripening of Scotch Bonnet pepper, especially the biochemical changes underlying ripening-related softening.


Carrington, S. (1998) Wild Plants of the Eastern Caribbean, Macmillan Education Ltd., London
& Basingstoke.    
Carrington, S., Fraser, H., Gilmore J. & Forde, A. (2003)  A-Z of Barbados Heritage,  Macmillan Education Ltd.,  London & Oxford.


Refereed Papers:

Worrell, D.B., Carrington, C.M.S. & Huber, D.J. (1998) Growth, maturation and ripening of breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis
(Park.) Fosb. Scientia Horticulturae 76: 17-28

Carrington, C.M.S. & King, R.A.G. (2001) Fruit development and ripening in Barbados Cherry, Malpighia emarginata DC.  Scientia Horticulturae 92(1): 1-7

Worrell, D.B., Carrington, C.M.S. & Huber, D.J. (2002) The use of low temperature and coatings to maintain storage quality of breadfruit, Artocarpus altilis (Parks.) Fosb. Postharvest Biology & Technology 25 (1): 33-40.

Carrington, C.M.S., Vendrell, M. & Dominguez-Puigjaner, E. (2002) Characterizsation of an endo-(1,4)-ß-mannanase (LeMAN4) expressed in ripening tomato fruit. Plant Science 163 (3): 599-606.

Additional Information:
Winston F. Tinto  Winston F. Tinto , Professor of Organic Chemistry

Leah Garner-O'Neale Leah Garner-O'Neale, Dr.

Jeanese Badenock  Jeanese Badenock , Dr.

Sean McDowell , Professor of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Emma Smith    Emma Smith , Dr.

Avril R Williams, Dr.

Srinivasa Popuri, Dr.

Sergei M. Kulikov , Dr.

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