Watermelon Team | 2020 CucCAP Progress Report

Overall objectives: Identifying quantitative trait loci (QTL) associated with resistance to major and emerging diseases, developing useful molecular markers and utilizing the genomic tools to incorporate resistance into watermelon cultivars. Major diseases: Fusarium wilt, Gummy stem blight, Powdery mildew, Phytophthora fruit rot, Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV) and Cucumber green motile mosaic virus (CGMMV). Team Members: […]

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Melon Team | 2020 CucCAP Progress Report

Team members: Jim McCreight (USDA, ARS), Shaker Kousik (USDA, ARS), Michael Mazourek (Cornell Univ.), Pat Wechter (USDA, ARS), Bill Wintermantel (USDA, ARS) Develop common genomic approaches and tools for cucurbits Perform GBS analysis of PI collections, establish core populations, provide community resource for genome wide association studies (GWAS) GBS of Melon, establish molecular-informed core populations […]

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Squash Team | 2020 CucCAP Progress Report

Team members:Michael Mazourek (Cornell Univ.)Linda Beaver (Univ. Puerto Rico)Angel Linares (Univ. Puerto Rico)Chris Smart (Cornell Univ. Obj. 1. Develop common genomic approaches and tools for cucurbits Establish core GWAS populations GBS of cucurbit species, establish molecular-informed core populations and 1.2.2. Population genetics and GWAS analysis The core set of accessions representingCucurbita pepodiversity in the NPGS […]

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