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CucCAP scientists James D. McCreight, Cecilia McGregor, Todd Wehner, Linda Wessel-Beaver, and William M. Wintermantel authored reports in the 2019 Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (CGC) report which was published in September 2020. Amnon Levi and Linda Wessel-Beaver are the 2020 editors of the CGC report. Continue Reading
Team members: Yiqun Weng (USDA, ARS), Rebecca Grumet (Michigan St. Univ.), Todd Wehner (North Carolina St. Univ.) Develop genomic approaches and tools GBS of PI collection, establish GWAS core Personnel: Weng (Wang Y, Tan J, Dymerski R), Grumet (Grumet R, Hammar S.) and Wehner (Wehner T., Silverman EJ) Labs GBS of PI lines and GWAS […]
“Public plant breeders are usually focused more on prebreeding, and private breeders work more on cultivar development,” says Todd Wehner, Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University. “Public roles are research and training. Private goals are cultivar release and sales support.
CucCAP plant breeder, Todd Wehner talks about breeding cucumber and watermelon varieties for disease resistance.
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.
Wehner Appointed Williams Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Develop common genomic approaches and tools for cucurbits & Genomic assisted breeding for disease resistance View the pdf version of this report Watermelon Team members: Amnon Levi (USDA, ARS), Shaker Kousik (USDA, ARS), Kai-shu Ling (USDA, ARS), Cecilia McGregor (Univ. Georgia), Pat Wechter (USDA, ARS), Todd Wehner (North Carolina St. Univ.) Overall objectives: Identifying quantitative trait […]