CucCAP scientists and other researchers authored reports in the 2019 Cucurbit Genetics Cooperative (CGC) report which was published in September 2020.
The Plant Management Network (PMN) has been redesigned and is now an online resource called, The Grow: Plant Health Exchange. This is an outreach service of The American Phytopathological Society.
This webcast describes differences in symptoms caused by the whitefly-transmitted viruses known to infect U.S. cucurbit crops and discusses the importance of early virus identification, insect control, and management of weed and alternate crop host plants, as well as the potential for use of resistant varieties.
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.
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, […]
Melon Team members Jim McCreight (USDA, ARS), Shaker Kousik (USDA, ARS), Michael Mazourek (Cornell Univ.), Pat Wechter (USDA, ARS), and Bill Wintermantel (USDA, ARS) reported their accomplishments in the CucCAP1 project.