The CucCAP melon team is breeding melons for disease resistance to Powdery mildew, Fusarium wilt, and Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus.
CucCAP scientists and other researchers authored reports in the 2019 Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (CGC) report which was published in September 2020.
Presentations from CucCAP researchers address cucumber breeding, melon pathogens, and watermelon production. Phenotypic Analysis of the U.S. Cucumber PI Core Collection for Fruit Morphological Diversity Ying-Chen Lin, Yiqun Weng, University of Wisconsin and Rebecca Grumet, Michigan State University Continue Reading QTL-Seq of Young Fruit Resistance to Phytophthora Capsici in Cucumber Ying-Chen Lin and Rebecca Grumet, […]
This progress report from the CucCAP melon team covers goals and accomplishments for the time period of March 2019 to July 2020.
Breeding, genetics, & genomics publications and presentations from the CucCAP1 melon project.
Jim McCreight will participate in the Tuesday morning 8:00 am session: Central California Breeding Programs.
The Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (CGC) was established in 1977 to develop and advance the genetics of economically important cucurbits. CucCAP Team members have contributed many articles to the Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative throughout the years. Members of the CucCAP Team contributing to CGC report#41 for 2018 include authors Todd Wehner and Jim McCreight along with editors, Amnon Levi and Linda Wessel-Beaver.
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, […]