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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jennifer Ikerd
Vegetable Research
Biological Science Technician (Plants)

Phone: (843) 402-5300 ext. 2206
Fax: (843) 573-4715

2700 SAVANNAH HWY
CHARLESTON , SC 249145334


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of fungicide rotations for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2015 -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2016. Evaluation of fungicide rotations for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports. 10:V083.
Evaluation of watermelon varieties for tolerance to powdery mildew and Phytophthora fruit rot, 2014 -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2016. Evaluation of watermelon varieties for tolerance to powdery mildew and Phytophthora fruit rot, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 10:V082.
First report of fruit rot of ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula) caused by Sclerotium rolfsii -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Mihir, M. 2016. First report of fruit rot of ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula) caused by Sclerotium rolfsii. Plant Health Progress. 17:13-14.
Reaction of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant germplasm lines to a broad range of Phytophthora capsici isolates from across the United States of America -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2015. Reaction of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant germplasm lines to a broad range of Phytophthora capsici isolates from across the United States of America. Proceedings of the International Oomycete Conference. pp 22.
Influence of fruit age on Phytophthora fruit rot development on susceptible and resistant watermelon germplasm -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Turechek, W. 2015. Influence of fruit age on Phytophthora fruit rot development on susceptible and resistant watermelon germplasm. Phytopathology. 105 (Suppl 4):S4.75.
Powdery mildew resistant cucurbit rootstocks confer tolerance to grafted susceptible watermelon scions -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Hassell, R. 2015. Powdery mildew resistant cucurbit rootstocks confer tolerance to grafted susceptible watermelon scions. Phytopathology. 105 (Suppl 4):S4.75.
Tolerance to powdery mildew conferred in susceptible watermelon scion by grafting on resistant rootstocks -
Evaluation of fungicide rotations and MELCAST for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2014 -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2015. Evaluation of fungicide rotations and MELCAST for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 8:V077. (Research Report)
Pre- and post-harvest development of Phytophthora fruit rot on watermelons treated with fungicides in the field Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Turechek, W. 2014. Fruit age and development of Phytophthora fruit rot on resistant and susceptible watermelon lines. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. Bay Harbor, MI. pp 35-37.
Evidence for cucurbit powdery mildew pathogen races based on watermelon differentials -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2014. Evidence for cucurbit powdery mildew pathogen races based on watermelon differentials. Cucurbitaceae Proceedings. Bay Harbor, MI. pp 32-34.
Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2013 -
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 -
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 -
Development of Phytophthora fruit rot resistant watermelon germplasm lines: USVL489-PFR, USVL782-PFR, USVL203-PFR and USVL020-PFR -
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.
Confirming resistance in bottle gourd germplasm by quantifying powdery mildew conidia using a cellometer -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2015. Confirming resistance in bottle gourd germplasm by quantifying powdery mildew conidia using a cellometer. Phytopathology. 103(Suppl. 2):S2.75.
Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on development of powdery mildew on susceptible watermelon scion, 2012 -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Hassell, R. 2013. Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on development of powdery mildew on susceptible watermelon scion, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6:V012.
Resistance to Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon caused by Phytophthora capsici in U.S. Plant Introductions (PI) -
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.
Watermelon Fruit Age and Development of Phytophthora fruit rot on resistant and susceptible lines -
Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2011. -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Thies, J.A., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2012. Evaluation of Actigard and fungicides for management of Phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon, 2011.. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6:V012.
Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on the development of Phytophthora fruit rot on susceptible scion, 2011. -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L., Hassell, R. 2012. Effect of grafting on resistant rootstocks on the development of Phytophthora fruit rot on susceptible scion, 2011.. Plant Disease Management Reports. 6:V012.
Host resistance to phytophthora fruit rot in U.S. watermelon plant introductions -
Kousik, C.S., Ikerd, J.L. 2011. Host resistance to phytophthora fruit rot in U.S. watermelon plant introductions. International Phytophthora Capsici Conference. p. 26-27.
Effect of actigard and other new fungicides on phytophthora fruit rot of watermelon -
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