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Harnessing Genomics for Disease Resistance in Cucumbers, Melons and Squashes – Dr Rebecca Grumet, Michigan State University

Jun 21, 2019biology, earth and environment

Watermelons, cucumbers and squashes represent a vital source of food worldwide, and their industries are worth billions. However, these important crops are being held back by a number of serious diseases. Through genomic studies, Dr Rebecca Grumet of Michigan State University and her collaborators in the CucCAP project aim to bring disease-resistance to farmers, towards ensuring greater food sustainability into the future.

Original article reference:

https://doi.org/10.33548/SCIENTIA353

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