Cucumber Breeding Photographs

These are some images from cucumber breeding program at North Carolina State University.

plants in greenhouse
Cucumber crosses in the winter greenhouse
hand pollinating cucumber flower
Cucumber pollinations in the greenhouse
cucumber plants in field
Cucumber recurrent selection
observing breeding plots
Cucumber breeding plots
seed production block
Cucumber-seed production block
people feed fruit into hopper of machine
Cucumber-bulk seed harvest
people meeting
In 1993, Todd Wehner visited Sri Lanka to advise local cucumber researchers.

people sorting seeds
In 1994, the cucurbit breeding group visited China and exchanged cucumber seeds.
group of people outdoors
In 1996, the cucurbit breeding group visited South Africa seeking new germplasm.
Todd loads samples into the truck
Todd Wehner processes wild cucumber seeds in South Africa in 1996.