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Developing and
enhancing the
genetics of economically-important

Cucurbitaceae '96/EUCARPIA VI

"Cucurbits Towards 2000"

Malága, Spain
May 1996

Table of Contents

Genetics and Breeding

The effects of season and irradiation doses on haploid embryo production in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

G. Çaglar and K. Abak

Interspecific hybridization of Cucumis sativus x Cucumis melo as a potential way to transfer resistance to Pseudoperonospora cubensis

A. Lebeda, E. Kristkova and M. Kubalakova

Interspecific fertility relationships in cultivated species of Cucurbita in Iran

I. Poostchi

Genes affecting stem and fruit color intensity of straightneck squash

H.S. Paris

Evaluation of a melon collection for disease resistances

M. Pitrat, G. Risser, F. Bertrand, D. Blancard and H. Lecoq

Performance of tropical pumpkin inbreds and hybrids

D.N. Maynard

Improvement of naked seed squash, Cucurbita pepo L., in Sonora, Mexico

J.J. Martinez, W.A. Warid and J.M. Loaiza

Inheritance of peduncle size in the cucumber and its linkage relationships with other characters

N. Fanourakis, N. Golfinopoulou, A. Stavrianou and E. Tzifaki

Two independent loci for white and white-yellow corolla in Cucurbita maxima Duch

A. Korzeniewska

Evaluation of the method for seed production by three F1 hybrids of winter squash (Cucurbita maxima Duch) using ethephon

A. Korzeniewska and K. Niemirowicz-Szczytt

Cucurbitaceae genetic resource collection in base bank of CRF-INIA

C. Cuadra de la and F. Varela

Watermelon germplasm bank for the northeast of Brazil - An integrated approach

M. A. de Queiroz, R.L. Romao, R. de C.S. Dias, J.G. de A. Assis, R.M.E. Borges, M.A.J. da F. Ferreira, S.R.R. Ramos, M.S.V. Costa and M. da C.C.L. Moura

Genetic resources of Indian cucurbits

V. Swarup and V.S. Seshadri

Some considerations on the diversification of muskmelons (Cucumis melo L.) in India

V.S. Seshadri and T.A. More

Genetic resources and breeding of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) in India

T.A. More and V.S. Seshadri

Evaluation of introduced and local salad cucumber cultivars in Bulgaria

S. Neykov

Leaf yield components and nutritional quality of Zambian pumpkin (Cucurbita L.) landraces

C. Gwanama and K. Nichterlein

29-D, a melon inbred with multiple disease resistances

Y. Cohen

Biotechnology and Physiology

Expression of agamous-like genes in male and female flowers of cucumber

N. Rosenman, A. Kahana, Y. Xiang and R. Perl-Treves

Genetic map construction and map merging in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

J. Staub, F. Serquen and J. Bacher

A suggestion for the genetic variability in the ability of Agrobacterium to transform Cucumis melo L.

V. Gaba, C. Elman, R. Perl-Treves and D.J. Gray

Length polymorphism and homologies of microsatellites in several Cucurbitaceae species

Y. Danin-Poleg, G. Tzuri, Z. Karchi, P.B. Cregan and N. Katzir

Random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs) as markers to determining genetic relationships among Cucumis melo L. genotypes

E. Garcia-Rodriguez, J.I. Alvarez and R. Lozano

Physiological and biochemical evaluation of transgenic cantaloupe charentais melons with reduced levels of ACC oxidase

M. Guis, R. Botondi, R. Ayub, M. Ben Amor, P. Guillen, A. Latche, M. Bouzayen, J.C. Pech, C. Dogimont, M. Pitrat, J. Lelievre, and G. Albagnac

In vitro gynogenesis induction in zucchini (Cucurbita pepo L. convar. giromontiina Duch) lines

A. Gemesne Juhasz and G. Venczel

Isolation and fusion of Cucumis sativus and Cucumis melo protoplasts

M. Fellner, P. Binarova and A. Lebeda

Bacterial infection-like lesions on parthenocarpic cucumber fruits during ripening

A.S. Hódosy

Plant Diseases and Disease Resistance

Resistance to physiological races of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. melonis in Spanish melon genotypes

J.M. Alvarez and R. Gonzalez Torres

Genetic analysis of resistance to fusarium wilt in cucumber cv. WIS-2757

D.J. Vakalounakis and K. Smardas

Inheritance of resistance to powdery mildew disease in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

N.M. Ahmad, M.A. Kasrawi and H. Abu-Blan

Variation in Cucurbita spp. for field resistance to powdery mildew

A. Lebeda and E. Kristkova

Heritability of greenhouse and field methods for evaluating powdery mildew resistance in tropical pumpkin

L. Wessel-Beaver and D.H. Lazo Flores

Developing new cucumber cultivars (Cucumis sativus L.) resistant to local pathotypes of powdery mildew

H.H. El-Doweny, A.A. Kamooh and H.A. Abdel-Megeed

Results of the breeding for resistance to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Berk et Curt) Rostow) and powdery mildew (Sphaerotheca fuliginea Poll.) in melons (Cucumis melo)

D. Angelov

Inheritance of resistance to the downy mildew in the muskmelon line 5-1-2

D. Angelov

Anatomical and cytological mechanism of cucumber resistance and susceptibility to downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora cubensis Berk, Curt)

H. Habdas, M. Staniaszek, R.W. Doruchowski and E. Lakowska-Ryk

The role of double stranded RNA (dsRNA) in the growth and virulence of the melon pathogen, Monosporascus cannonballus

R.D. Martyn, Y. Park, B.R. Lovic and M.E. Miller

Genotype fruit load, and temperature affect Monosporascus root rot/vine decline symptom expression in melon (Cucumis melo L.)

D.W. Wolff

Sudden wilt of melons in southern Israel

S. Pivonia, R. Cohen, J. Katan, Y. Burger, I.S. Ben Ze'ev, Z. Karchi and M. Edelstein

Occurrence and distribution of viruses infecting field grown melon in Spain

E. Moriones, M. Luis, J. Am. Alvarez, A. Batlle, A. Lavina, F. Garcia-Arenal, J.L. Alonso, J.J. Bernal, J.J. and A. Fraile

Resistance of PI-124112 and 'Eldorado-300' melons (Cucumis melo L.) to papaya ringspot virus watermelon strain

J.D. McCreight and P. Fashing-Burdette

Double-stranded RNA as a test for infectivity of 'yellowing' syndrome in cucurbits in Almeria, Spain

J.M. Guerra-Sanz and I.M. Cuadrado

Evaluation of Cucurbita spp. germplasm resistance to CMV and WMV-2

A. Lebeda and E. Kristkova

Melon necrotic spot virus: transmission by Olpidium bornovanus and vector assisted seed transmission in melon

R.N. Campbell and H. Lecoq

Feeding behaviour of Aphis gossypii during transmission of cucumber mosaic virus on resistant and susceptible Cucumis melo lines

B. Martin, J. I. Alvarez and A. Fereres

Diversity of resistance sources to cucurbit aphid-borne yellows luteovirus in melon and genetics of resistance

C. Dogimont, A. Bussemakers, S. Slama, J. Martin, H. Lecoq and M. Pitrat

A survey of tolerance to Aphis gossypii Glover in part of the world collection of Cucumis melo L.

G.W. Bohn, A.N. Kishaba and J.D. McCreight

Resistance to western flower thrips in cucumber

A.G. Balkema-Boomstra and C. Mollema

Resistance to Bemisia tabaci in Cucumis melo

A.I.L. Sesé, C. Soria, and M.L. Gómez-Guillamón


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