Location: Vegetable Crops Research Unit
Project Number: 5090-21000-062-37
Start Date: Nov 01, 2013
End Date: Jul 31, 2017
1. Develop C. hystrix introgression lines. 2. Conduct whole genome sequencing and draft genome assembly for C. hystrix. 3. Develop linkage map and establishment of syntenic relationships between C. hystrix and cucumber chromosomes. 4. Develop introgression lines with backcrossing and marker-assisted selection of C. hystrix chromatins. 5. Screening tests for downy mildew and root knot nematode resistances.