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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.)
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.
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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