Editors of the Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative are now accepting reports for CGC #44.
The Smart Lab at Cornell School of Integrative Plant Science seeks a Post-Doctoral Associate to study oomycete pathogens of vegetables including Phytophthora capsici.
The University of New Hampshire seeks a tenure-track faculty member with demonstrated expertise in the area of plant genetic improvement. The appointee is expected to develop a research program focused on the applied genetic improvement of horticultural crops. Using genome-enabled trait development and breeding strategies, the candidate is expected to work on horticultural crop improvement. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2021.
CucCAP cientists Amnon Levi, Linda Wessel Beaver and Todd Wehner are members of the CGC Coordinating Committee. They collaborated with the Cucurbit research community to publish this report.
University of Georgia researchers have now developed a faster way to detect the presence of Fusarium wilt.
The cucurbit research community is encouraged to continue to share research, manuscripts, reports, descriptions of new techniques, interesting observations from their regions, or any information that could be of use or interest to the cucurbit genetics and related research communities.
Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (CGC) editor, Amnon Levi is now accepting manuscripts or reports for CGC #43.
In the September 2020 edition of the Vegetable and Specialty Crop News Magazine, CucCAP vegetable breeder Cecilia McGregor and Extentension Specialist George Boyhan discuss pumpkin, watermelon, and summer squash breeding work at UGA.