The USDA-ARS Crop Improvement and Protection Research group stationed in Salinas, CA reported recent presentations to growers and industry. On Thursday December 7, 2017, Dr. Jim McCreight presented “Melon powdery mildew race variation in California” at the Imperial County 28th Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop hosted by Cooperative Extension and the University of California. On Thursday, January […]
Ando Kaori and James D. McCreight presented: Poster abstract submission: POTENTIAL FOR PRODUCTION OF TURKMEN MELONS IN CALIFORNIA at the National Association of Plant Breeders 2017 Annual Meeting.
The USDA-ARS breeding team located in Salinas, CA is screening specialty melons for disease resistance.
Source: Powdery Mildew – Melon Powdery Mildew Database at UC Riverside Cucurbit powdery mildew is a chronic and major disease problem of cantaloupe and honeydew production worldwide. Early infection can kill plants or drastically reduce fruit yield; late infection reduces fruit quality. The cucurbit powdery mildew responsible for powdery mildew disease in the USA is Podosphaera […]
PROCEEDINGS OF CUCURBITACEAE 2016 The XIth Eucarpia Meeting on Cucurbit Genetics & Breeding Elżbieta U. Kozik & Harry S. Paris Editors July 24–28, 2016 Warsaw, Poland Wessel-Beaver, L., and J.C. Verle-Rodrigues. Sources of variation in ELISA Tests Used to Quantify ZYMV and PRSV Resistance in Cucurbita moschata. In Cucurbitaceae 2016, XIth EUCARPIA Meeting on Genetics […]