Matthew is evaluating fungicide sensitivity of CDM to single fungicide products and efficacy of forecasters in controlling CDM and spore trapping of P. cubensis using impaction spore traps.
A brief overview of emerging viruses in cucurbits with input from breeders, entomologists, and producers on how the cucurbit industry can work together to reduce the introduction and spread of viruses and to limit the impact of these viruses in areas where they are present.
CucCAP researchers identified two major and seven minor QTL using a cross between the resistant melon breeding line MR-1 and susceptible cultivar Ananas Yoqne’am.
CucCAP scientist Andrea P. Landrón García’s research is focused on the creation of future resistant lines of squash with resistance to powdery mildew using resistant materials with local materials in Puerto Rico.
Umesh Reddy and team at WVSU and Amnon Levi and team at USDA, ARS used advance genome sequencing technology to study the effect of genome doubling on gene expression in tetraploid watermelon versus their counterpart diploid watermelon parental plants.
CucCAP plant pathologist, Mary Hausbeck joined the July 28, 2021 podcast to talk about a group of pathogens called oomycetes
Downy mildew confirmed on cucumbers in four Michigan counties
CucCAP scientist Samikshya Rijal is working on watermelon breeding and genetics. Her primary goal is to assist in the development of gummy stem blight (GSB) resistant breeding material.