Cucumber Resistance – Disease/Insect/Cold (by year, then author)

Dr. Todd C. Wehner

  1. Wehner, T. C. 1982. Genetic variation for low-temperature germination ability in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 5: 16-17.
  2. Jenkins, S. F., Jr. and T. C. Wehner. 1983. Occurrence of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cucumerinum on greenhouse-grown Cucumis sativus seed stocks in North Carolina. Plant Dis. 67: 1024-1025.
  3. Jenkins, S. F., Jr. and T. C. Wehner. 1983. A system for the measurement of foliar diseases in cucumbers. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 6: 10-12.
  4. Sloane, J. T., T. C. Wehner and S. F. Jenkins, Jr. 1983. Screening cucumber for resistance to belly rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 6: 29-31.
  5. Wehner, T. C., G. G. Kennedy and K. D. Elsey. 1983. Resistance of cucumber to the pickleworm. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 6: 35-37.
  6. Elsey, K., J. Pena, J. Peterson and T. Wehner. 1984. Recent advances in research on control and biology of pickleworm and melonworm. Proc. Caribbean Food Crops Soc. 20: 100-102.
  7. Sloane, J. T., T. C. Wehner, S. F. Jenkins, Jr. and B. Graves. 1984. Evaluation of screening methods and sources of resistance for Rhizoctonia fruit rot in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 7: 23-24.
  8. Sloane, J. T. and T. C. Wehner. 1984. Heritability of resistance to Rhizoctonia fruit rot in a wide base cucumber population. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 7: 25-26.
  9. Sloane, J. T., T. C. Wehner and S. F. Jenkins, Jr. 1985. Inheritance of resistance to Rhizoctonia fruit rot in cucumber. HortScience 20: 1119-1120.
  10. Wehner, T. C., K. D. Elsey and G. G. Kennedy. 1985. Screening for cucumber antibiosis to pickleworm. HortScience 20: 1117-1119.
  11. Booy, I., T. C. Wehner and S. F. Jenkins, Jr. 1986. Evaluation of resistance of cucumber lines to damping-off caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 9: 5-9.
  12. Wehner, T. C. and S. F. Jenkins, Jr. 1986. Field and detached-fruit tests for resistance of cucumber lines to fruit rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 9: 41-43.
  13. Booy, G., T. C. Wehner and S. F. Jenkins, Jr. 1987. Resistance of cucumber lines to Rhizoctonia solani damping off: not related to fruit rot resistance. HortScience 22: 105-108.
  14. Wehner, T. C. and M. Palmer. 1987. A seedling test for resistance of cucumber lines to fruit rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 10: 31-32.
  15. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner and K. R. Barker. 1990. Resistance of cucumber to the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne hapla. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 13: 10-11.
  16. Wehner, T. C., S. A. Walters and K. R. Barker. 1990. Root knot nematode egg concentration for inoculating Cucumis spp. tests. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 13: 8-9.
  17. Dhillon, N. P. S. and T. C. Wehner. 1991. Host-plant resistance to insects in cucurbits – germplasm resources, genetics and breeding. Trop. Pest Manage. 37(4): 421-428.
  18. St. Amand, P. C. and T. C. Wehner. 1991. Crop loss to 14 diseases in cucumber in the North Carolina for 1983 to 1988. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 14: 15-17.
  19. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner and K. R. Barker. 1991. Resistance to root-knot nematodes in cucumber and horned cucumber. J. Nematol. 23: 611-614.
  20. Wehner, T. C., S. A. Walters and K. R. Barker. 1991. Correlation of shoot weight and root galling in Cucumis spp. inoculated with root-knot nematodes. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 14: 19-21.
  21. Abad, Z. G. and T. C. Wehner. 1992. Development of a seedling test for resistance to gummy stem blight in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 15: 23-27.
  22. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner and K. R. Barker. 1992. Effects of root decay on the relationship between Meloidogyne spp. gall index and egg mass number in cucumber and horned cucumber. J. Nematol. 24 (4S): 707-711.
  23. Wehner, T. C., M. S. Uchneat and R. R. Horton, Jr. 1992. Screening cucumber for resistance to belly rot caused by Rhizoctonia solani. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 15: 19-22.
  24. Wehner, T. C., S. A. Walters and K. R. Barker. 1992. Use of reproduction factor and gall index in determining resistance in Cucumis spp. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 15: 28-30.
  25. St. Amand, P. C. and T. C. Wehner. 1993. Correlations between years for foliar gummy stem blight disease ratings on field grown cucumbers. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 16: 1-2.
  26. Uchneat, M. S. and T. C. Wehner. 1993. Observations on fruit netting in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 16: 8-9.
  27. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner and K. R. Barker. 1993. Root-knot nematode resistance in cucumber and horned cucumber. HortScience 28: 151-154.
  28. Wehner, T. C. and P. C. St. Amand. 1993. Field tests for cucumber resistance to gummy stem blight in North Carolina. HortScience 28: 327-329.
  29. Wehner, T. C. and Z. M. Mirdad. 1994. Chilling resistance of five cucurbit species. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 17: 38-39.
  30. St. Amand, P. C. and T. C. Wehner. 1995. Greenhouse, detached-leaf, and field testing methods to determine cucumber resistance to gummy stem blight. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 120: 673-680.
  31. St. Amand, P.C. and T. C. Wehner. 1995. Eight isolates of Didymella bryoniae from geographically diverse areas exhibit variation in virulence but no isolate by cultivar interaction on Cucumis sativus. Plant Disease 79:1136-1139.
  32. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner and K. R. Barker. 1995. Split-root technique for multiple nematode resistance in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 18: 29-30.
  33. Wehner, T. C. and P. C. St. Amand. 1995. Anthracnose resistance of the cucumber germplasm collection in North Carolina field tests. Crop Sci. 35: 228-236.
  34. Averre, C. W. and T. C. Wehner. 1996. Field identification of selected cucurbit diseases with a hand lens (p. 76-78). In: T. A. Zitter, D. L. Hopkins and C. E. Thomas (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases. APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 90 p.
  35. Staub, J. E. and T. C. Wehner. 1996. Temperature stress (p. 66-67). In: T. A. Zitter, D. L. Hopkins and C. E. Thomas (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases. APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 90 p.
  36. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner, and K. R. Barker. 1996. NC-42 and NC-43: Root-knot nematode-resistant cucumber germplasm. HortScience 31: 1246-1247.
  37. Wehner, T. C. 1996. Bitter fruit (p. 65). In: T. A. Zitter, D. L. Hopkins and C. E. Thomas (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases. APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 90 p.
  38. Wehner, T. C. 1996. Pollination problems (p. 66). In: T. A. Zitter, D. L. Hopkins and C. E. Thomas (eds.). Compendium of cucurbit diseases. APS Press, St. Paul, Minnesota, 90 p.
  39. Wehner, T. C., P. C. St. Amand, and R. L. Lower. 1996. ‘M 17’ gummy stem blight resistant pickling cucumber inbred. HortScience 31: 1248-1249.
  40. Smeets, L. and T. C. Wehner. 1997. Environmental effects on genetic variation of chilling resistance in cucumber. Euphytica 97: 217-225.
  41. Uchneat, M. S. and T. C. Wehner. 1997. Seedling tests for belly rot resistance in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 20: 13-15.
  42. Uchneat, M. S., T. C. Wehner, and E. Echandi. 1997. Correlation of damping-off with belly rot resistance in cucumber. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 20: 16-17.
  43. Walters, S. A. and T. C. Wehner. 1997. Evaluation of Cucumis sativus var. hardwickii cultigens for resistance to root-knot nematodes. Cucurbit Genet. Coop. Rpt. 20: 19-20.
  44. Walters, S. A. and T. C. Wehner. 1997. ‘Lucia’, ‘Manteo’, and ‘Shelby’ root-knot nematode-resistant cucumber inbred lines. HortScience 32: 1301-1303.
  45. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner, and K. R. Barker. 1997. A single recessive gene for resistance to the root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica) in Cucumis sativus var. hardwickii. J. Heredity 88: 66-69.
  46. Wehner, T. C. and N. V. Shetty. 1997. Downy mildew resistance of the cucumber germplasm collection in North Carolina field tests. Crop Sci. 37: 1331-1340.
  47. Uchneat, M. S. and T. C. Wehner. 1998. Resistance to belly rot in cucumber identified through field and detached-fruit evaluations. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 123: 78-84.
  48. Walters, S. A. and T. C. Wehner. 1998. Independence of the mj nematode resistance gene from 17 gene loci in cucumber. HortScience 33: 1050-1052.
  49. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner, and K. R. Barker. 1998. Development of cucumber cultivars resistant to root-knot nematodes, p. 340-34. Cucurbitaceae ’98, evaluation and enhancement of cucurbit germplasm (Ed. J. D. McCreight). ASHS Press, Alexandria, VA.
  50. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner, and K. R. Barker. 1999. Greenhouse and field resistance in cucumber to root-knot nematodes. Nematology 1: 279-284.
  51. Wehner, T. C. and N. V. Shetty. 2000. Screening the cucumber germplasm collection for resistance to gummy stem blight in North Carolina field tests. HortScience 35: 1132-1140.
  52. St. Amand, P.C. and T. C. Wehner. 2001. Heritability and genetic variance estimates for leaf and stem resistance to gummy stem blight in two cucumber populations. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 126: 90-94.
  53. St. Amand, P.C. and T. C. Wehner. 2001. Generation means analysis of leaf and stem resistance to gummy stem blight in cucumber. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 126: 95-99.
  54. Joshi, V. and T. C. Wehner. 2002. Approaches for obtaining nematode resistance in cucumber. Proc. Cucurbitaceae 2002, p. 53-59 (ed. D. N. Maynard). ASHS Press, Alexandria, Virginia.
  55. Shetty, N. V., T. C. Wehner, C. E. Thomas, R. W. Doruchowski, and K. P. V. Shetty. 2002. Evidence for downy mildew races in cucumber tested in Asia, Europe, and North America. Scientia Hort. 94: 231-239.
  56. Xie, J., T. C. Wehner, and M. A. Conkling. 2002. PCR-based single-strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) analysis to clone nine aquaporin genes in cucumber. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 127: 925-930.
  57. Xie, J., T. C. Wehner, K. Wollenberg, M. D. Purugganan, and M. A. Conkling. 2003. Intron and polypeptide evolution of conserved NPA to NPA motif regions in plant aquaporins. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 128: 591-597.
  58. Wehner, T. C., N. V. Shetty, and J. T. Sloane. 2004. Field and detached-fruit screening tests for resistance to belly rot in cucumber. HortScience 39: 149-152.
  59. Walters, S. A., T. C. Wehner, M. E. Daykin, and K. R. Barker. 2006. Penetration rates of root-knot nematodes into Cucumis sativus and C. metuliferus roots and subsequent histological changes. Nematropica 36: 225-236.
  60. Call, A. D., A. D. Criswell, T. C. Wehner, K. Ando and R. Grumet. 2012. Resistance of cucumber cultivars to a new strain of cucurbit downy mildew. HortScience 47: 171-178.
  61. Call, A. D., A. D. Criswell, T. C. Wehner, U. Klosinska and E. U. Kozik. 2012. Screening cucumber for resistance to downy mildew caused by Pseudoperonospora cubensis (Berk. and Curt.) Rostov. Crop Sci. 52: 577-592.
  62. Call, A. D., T. C. Wehner, G. J. Holmes and P. S. Ojiambo. 2013. Effects of host plant resistance and fungicides on severity of cucumber downy mildew. HortScience 48: 53-59.