Data on inheritance of race 2 anthracnose resistance in watermelon (Citrullus spp.) biparental mapping populations. Academic Article uri icon


  • Anthracnose of watermelon is caused by a fungal pathogen Colletotrichum orbiculare. We generated F2 individuals from three different populations: Population 1 (PI 189225 x 'New Hampshire Midget'), Population 2 ('Perola' x PI 189225), and Population 3 ('Verona' x PI 189225). The biparental F2 populations, parents and F1 individuals were inoculated with an isolate of race 2 anthracnose isolated from watermelon. Leaf lesions were visually rated seven days post inoculation on a scale of 0% (no lesion) to 100% (dead true leaf). Here we present the datasets obtained after the disease inoculation. The distribution of data obtained was visualized using histograms and goodness-of-fit was tested using Chi-Square. These datasets provide information on the mode of inheritance of race 2 anthracnose resistance in watermelon.

published proceedings

  • Data Brief

author list (cited authors)

  • Bhatta, B. P., Correa, E., Patel, T., Wehner, T. C., Crosby, K. M., Thomson, M. J., & Malla, S.

citation count

  • 0

complete list of authors

  • Bhatta, Bed Prakash||Correa, Edgar||Patel, Takshay||Wehner, Todd C||Crosby, Kevin M||Thomson, Michael J||Malla, Subas

publication date

  • January 2022