Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research
Project Number: 2038-21220-005-11-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Mar 1, 2013
End Date: Jun 30, 2014
Evaluate exotic melon germplasm for resistance to sweetpotato whitefly biotype B (SPWF-B) and the major virus that it transmits in the desert Southwest U.S.
Resistant and susceptible melon germplasm will be field tested under natural infestation of SPWF-B and infection by CYSDV.