Transcriptomic and metabolomic analyses of cucumber fruit peels reveal a developmental increase in terpenoid glycosides associated with age-related resistance to Phytophthora capsici | Horticulture Research

Analysis of a rot-resistant cucumber finds multiple mechanisms that could be harnessed to breed resistance. The pathogenic fungus-like organism Phytophthora capsici causes significant losses to crops Source: Transcriptomic and metabolomic analyses of cucumber fruit peels reveal a developmental increase in terpenoid glycosides associated with age-related resistance to Phytophthora capsici | Horticulture Research

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Evaluation of Winter Squash and Pumpkin Cultivars for Age-related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici Fruit Rot

Phytophthora capsici annually threatens production of cucurbit and solanaceous crops. Long-lived oospores produced by the pathogen incite primary infection of susceptible plants when conditions are wet. Source: Evaluation of Winter Squash and Pumpkin Cultivars for Age-related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici Fruit Rot

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Exocarp Properties and Transcriptomic Analysis of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Fruit Expressing Age-Related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici. – PubMed – NCBI

PLoS One. 2015 Nov 3;10(11):e0142133. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142133. eCollection 2015. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov’t; Research Support, U.S. Gov’t, Non-P.H.S. Source: Exocarp Properties and Transcriptomic Analysis of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Fruit Expressing Age-Related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici. – PubMed – NCBI

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Exocarp Properties and Transcriptomic Analysis of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) Fruit Expressing Age-Related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici

Very young cucumber (Cucumis sativus) fruit are highly susceptible to infection by the oomycete pathogen, Phytophthora capsici. As the fruit complete exponential growth, at approximately 10–12 days post pollination (dpp), they transition to resistance. The development of age-related resistance (ARR) is increasingly recognized as an important defense against pathogens, however, underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. […]

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Research Project: Screening Watermelon Germplasm and Identifying Molecular Markers Associated with Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV) Resistance

Objective: 1. Evaluate watermelon germplasm core collections from USDA and China for resistance to cucumber green mottle mosaic virus (CGMMV). 2. Develop breeding populations and determine the genetic inheritance of resistance to CGMMV in watermelon. 3. Use genotyping-by-sequencing to identify SNPs linked to the CGMMV resistance trait for marker-assisted selection. Source: Project : USDA ARS

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