CucCAP Team Fall 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

CucCAP Team presentations at commodity and scientific Meetings: On November 28 and 29, 2017, NC State CucCAP scientists presented research results to members of the vegetable production community. Todd Wehner’s cucurbit breeding group spoke about cucumber germplasm with high resistance to Downy Mildew. Also at this meeting, Jonathan Schultheis’ vegetable production team presented talks on watermelon production […]

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Fei Lab contributes to CucCAP Genomics and Bioinformatic

Fei Lab Genomic and Bioinformatic accomplishments, March 2017 through November 2017: Publications: 1. Wu S, Shamimuzzaman M, Sun H, Salse J, Sui X, Wilder A, Wu Z, Levi A, Xu Y, Ling KS, Fei Z (2017) The bottle gourd genome provides insights into Cucurbitaceae evolution and facilitates mapping of a Papaya ringspot virus resistance locus. Plant […]

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Bottle gourd genome provides insight on evolutionary history and genetic relationships of cucurbit crops – Boyce Thompson Institute

In their findings, researchers compared the sequenced bottle gourd genome to those of other cucurbit species, allowing them to reconstruct the ancient genomic history of the Cucurbitaceae family. Source: Bottle gourd genome provides insight on evolutionary history and genetic relationships of cucurbit crops – Boyce Thompson Institute

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Pumpkin genomes sequenced, revealing uncommon history – Vegetable Growers News

Scientists at the Cornell-affiliated Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and the National Engineering Research Center for Vegetables in Beijing have sequenced the genomes of two important pumpkin species, Cucurbita maxima and Cucurbita moschata. The finished genomes appear in […] Source: Pumpkin genomes sequenced, revealing uncommon history – Vegetable Growers News

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The bottle gourd genome provides insights into Cucurbitaceae evolution and facilitates mapping of a Papaya ring-spot virus resistance locus

The bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria cv. USVL1VR-Ls) genomes is published in The Plant Journal and the genome is now available to the public. The bottle gourd genome provides insights into Cucurbitaceae evolution and facilitates mapping of a Papaya ring-spot virus resistance locus  

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