Research Publications


Cucumber – Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Pathology Publications



Melon – Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Pathology Publications


Pumpkin and Squash – Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Pathology Publications



Watermelon – Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Pathology Publications


Cucurbit Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics


Cucurbit Pathology Publications




Articles, Books, and Other Publications

  • Adkins, S.T., and C.S. Kousik. 2017. Cucumber vein yellowing virus. Compendium of Cucurbit Diseases. American Phytopathological Society. 2017:143-144.
  • Adkins, S.T., W. Turechek, P.D. Roberts, S.E. Webb, C.A. Baker, and C.S. Kousik. 2017. Squash vein yellowing virus. Compendium of Cucurbit Diseases. American Phytopathological Society. 2017:149-151.
  • Hausbeck, M.K. 2017. Phytophthora crown and root rot. Pages 43-45 in: Compendium of Cucurbit Diseases and Pests, 2nd ed. A.P. Keinath, Wintermantel, W.M., and Zitter, T.A., eds. APS Press, Minneapolis, MN.
  • McCreight, J.D. 2017. Botany and culture, p. 1–9. In: A.P. Keinath, W.M. Wintermantel, and T.A. Zitter (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases and insect pests, 2nd ed. APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.
  • McCreight, J.D. 2017. Compendium of cucurbit diseases and pests 2nd ed., p. 1–9. In: A.P. Keinath, W.M. Wintermantel, and T.A. zitter (eds.). Botany and culture. APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.
  • McCreight, J.D., and A.P. Keinath. 2017. Crown blight of melons and crown decline of watermelon, p. 185–186. In: A. Keinath, W.M. Wintermantel, and T.A. Zitter (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases and insect pests, 2nd ed. APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Schultheis, J.R. 2017. Cultural production. In: A. Keinath, W.M. Wintermantel, and T.A. Zitter (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases and insect pests, 2nd ed. APS Press, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Wechter, P., R. Hassell and A. Levi. 2018. Plant variety protection (PVP) for ‘Carolina Strongback’ a watermelon rootstock with resistance to Fusrium wilt and root-knot nematodes.