Cuccap Project Develops Extension Fact Sheets for Important Cucurbit Diseases in English and Spanish

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 […]

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2018 CucCAP Extension and Outreach Team Team Annual Report

Progress Reports and Work Plans Team members: Jonathan Schultheis (NC State University), Mary Hausbeck (Michigan St. Univ.), Angela Linares (Univ. Puerto Rico), Jim McCreight (USDA, ARS), Lina Quesada (N. Carolina St. Univ.),  Chris Smart (Cornell Univ.), Linda Wessel Beaver (Univ. Puerto Rico)  reported on their lab’s progress and plans. 3.2. Provide readily accessible information to facilitate disease control […]

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2018 CucCAP Squash Team Annual Report

Progress Reports and Work Plans Team members: Michael Mazourek, (team leader, Cornell Univ.), Linda Beaver (Univ. Puerto Rico), Angel Linares (Univ. Puerto Rico), Chris Smart (Cornell Univ.) Powdery mildew resistance in squash 2.2.4.1 Marker development and verification (Mazourek lab –K. LaPlant) Completed in 2017 Virus resistance in squash 2.1.4.3, 2.1.4.4. Mapping resistance (M. Mazourek lab-K. LaPlant) We […]

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Two new Spanish Fact Sheets now available on the CucCAP website

Dr. Angela Linares-Ramírez and her graduate student, Magdiel Miranda translated the final two cucurbit disease fact sheets authored by Dr. Mary K. Hausbeck, Monitoring and Managing Cucurbit Downy Mildew for Commercial Growers and Management of Cucurbit Downy Mildew for Home Gardeners. The new factsheets, Manejo del añublo lanoso de la cucurbitáceas para los agricultores and Monitoreo y manejo del añublo lanoso de las cucurbitáceas, […]

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Manejo de Phytophthora en calabaza de invierno y en calabaza

Angela M. Linares Ramirez from the University of Puerto Rico translated a fact sheet into Spanish for the CucCAP website.  Manejo de Phytophthora en calabaza de invierno y en calabaza is the seventh Spanish factsheet available on the CucCAP website. The English version of this factsheet, Managing Phytophthora on Winter Squash and Pumpkin,  by Mary Hausbeck was published at Michigan […]

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Pudrición Gomosa del tallo en Cucurbitáceas | NC State Extension Publications

CucCAP published a Spanish version of the Gummy Stem Blight Fact Sheet. This is the sixth factsheet that our plant pathologists have translated. Look for more Spanish factsheets in the coming months. Esta Hoja de Datos de Patología Vegetal fue publicada en inglés en 2015 por la Dra. Lina Quesada, Laboratorio de Patología Vegetal de […]

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