Entries by Jennifer Mach

Copious cucurbits coming up! Function of the Female locus in cucumber gynoecy

If you’ve ever grown cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) at home, you know that at some point over the summer, those cucumbers will probably produce a bounty of fruit and only your trusted pickle recipe will help manage the massive number of cucumbers. Rather than being overwhelmed commercial growers want even more––cucumber plants can produce male (staminate), […]