[Market-farming] Spotted Cucumber Bettles
road's end farm
organic101 at linkny.com
Wed May 25 10:30:55 EDT 2005
On May 25, 2005, at 8:58 AM, Bill Shoemaker wrote:
> I wish there was but I don't think there is any resistance available
> for bacterial wilt in cucumbers.
> Bill Shoemaker, Sr Research Specialist - Food Crops
> University of Illinois - St Charles Horticulture Research Center
There is a bacterial wilt resistant pickling type, County Fair. Hard to
find, but a nice cuke. Not much help if you need an Asian type, though.
Cornell is working on this in slicers, and they do have some strains;
unfortunately none has been picked up for commercial sale, so all
that's available is small quantities for trial with a non-propagation
If I understand correctly, this resistance will only work in a hybrid,
as it's tied to some negative traits that will make the seed useless if
it has the trait from both parents.
-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 5 mostly
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
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