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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops

Location: Vegetable Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Cucurbitaceae (Vine Crops) - (Book / Chapter)
(11-Sep-14)
Pre- and post-harvest development of Phytophthora fruit rot on watermelons treated with fungicides in the field     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Pre- and post-harvest development of Phytophthora fruit rot on watermelons treated with fungicides in the field. Plant Health Progress. 15(3):145-150.
Evaluation of commercial melon varieties for tolerance to downy mildew, 2010 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2014. Evaluation of commercial melon varieties for tolerance to downy mildew, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports. 8:V310.
Fruit age and development of Phytophthora fruit rot on resistant and susceptible watermelon lines - (Proceedings)
(27-Jun-14)
Evidence for cucurbit powdery mildew pathogen races based on watermelon differentials - (Proceedings)
(30-May-14)
Root-knot nematode resistance, yield, and fruit quality of specialty melons grafted onto cucumis metulifer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-May-14)
Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2013 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. 8:V257.
Evaluation of fungicide rotations for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2013 - (Research Notes)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2014. Evaluation of fungicide rotations for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports. 8:V256.
Identification and development of multiple disease resistant (fruit rot, powdery mildew) watermelon germplasm - (Abstract Only)
(04-Feb-14)
Influence of Citrullus lanatus var. citroides rootstocks and their F1 hybrids on yield and response to root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, in grafted watermelon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Nov-13)
Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Ling, K., Adkins, S.T., Webster, C.G., Turechek, W. 2014. Phytophthora fruit rot-resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR, and USVL020-PFR. HortScience. 49:101-104.
Development of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR and USVL020-PFR - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2013. Development of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR and USVL020-PFR. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. pp 15.
Fungicide rotation schemes for managing Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon in southeastern United States - (Proceedings)
Kousik, C.S., Ji, P. 2013. Fungicide rotation schemes for managing Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon in southeastern United States. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. pp 19.
392291-Vdr, a Watermelon Germplasm Line with Resistance to Squash Vein Yellowing Virus (Sqvyv)-Caused Watermelon Vine Decline (Wvd) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Adkins, S.T., Turechek, W., Webster, C.G., Roberts, P. 2012. 392291-VDR, a watermelon germplasm line with resistance to Squash vein yellowing virus (SqVYV)-caused watermelon vine decline (WVD). HortScience. 47(12):1805-1807.
Resistance to Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon caused by Phytophthora capsici in U.S. Plant Introductions (PI) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Wechter, W.P., Harrison Jr, H.F., Levi, A. 2012. Resistance to Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon caused by Phytophthora capsici in U.S. Plant Introductions (PI). HortScience. 47(12):1682-1689.
Response of cucurbit rootstocks for grafted melon (Cucumis melo) to southern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita - (Abstract Only)
(01-Jun-12)
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