The CucCAP squash team is breeding squash for Powdery Mildew and Phytophthora rot resistance.
In Peurto Rico, Genotypes of Cucurbita moschata with a range of susceptibility were inoculated with Papaya ringspot virus and Zucchini yellow mosaic virus and evaluated in the greenhouse and field.
Final Progress Report for the CucCAP#1 Squash Team: Michael Mazourek (Cornell University), Linda Wessel-Beaver (University of Puerto Rico), Angela Linares (University of Puerto Rico), Chris Smart (Cornell University)
Cucurbit breeding, genomics, and pathology submissions from the CucCAP team include: Inheritance of Papaya Ringspot Virus Resistance from Two Distinct Sources in Tropical Pumpkin (Cucurbita moschata)Wilfredo Seda-Martinez, Linda Wessel-Beaver, Jose Carlos V. Rodriguez and Angela Linares Ramirez. (University of Puerto Rico) Allelism of Resistance to Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus in Melon Accessions PI 313970 and TGR 1551. James D. McCreight, […]
Team members Michael Mazourek (Cornell University), Linda Wessel-Beaver (University of Puerto Rico), Angela Linares (University of Puerto Rico), and Chris Smart (Cornell University) reported on progress made on the CucCAP grant in the previous year.
Members of the CucCAP extension team [Dr. Mary Hausbeck, Michigan State University; Dr. Angela Linares, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez; Dr. Lina Quesada-Ocampo, North Carolina State University; Dr. Chris Smart, Cornell University] have developed 16 extension fact sheets to support stakeholders and impact cucurbit production in each region. The fact sheets provide useful information […]
On location in Davis, California at Cucurbitaceae 2018, we sit down with the associate director of the Department of Agro-Environmental Sciences at University of Puerto Rico to talk about food security and how an organization called the CucCAP is helping. Read More Listen to the podcast here
CucCAP squash team members: Michael Mazourek, (team leader), Linda Wessel-Beaver, Angela Linares, and Chris Smart report their progress in the previous year.