Factsheet: How to Splice Graft Cucumber Plants

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2017: $200,000.00
Projected End Date: 09/30/2021
Grant Recipient: Purdue University
Region: North Central
State: Indiana
Project Coordinator:
Wenjing Guan
Purdue University
Grafting cucumber with squash rootstock has proven to be an effective approach to improving cucumber's cold tolerance. Vegetable growers are likely to benefit from this technique for extended early season cucumber production under protected cultural systems.
Fact Sheet
Wenjing Guan
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.