Nov 16, 2022

Congratulations to Douglas Vines

Congratulations to Douglas Vines, who won 1st place for his poster entitled "Watermelon Fruit Shape associated with allelic variation in ClSUN25-26-27a" at the 2022 ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting in Baltimore. Great job Douglas!

Oct 10, 2022

17th Annual Giant Pumpkin Regatta - University of Wisconsin-Madison

This weekend we were honored to join the Goldman lab at University of Wisconsin-Madison for their 17th Annual Giant Pumpkin Regatta. We had a great time and hopefully this is the start of the annual intercollegiate Giant Pumpkin Regatta. Hope to see everybody in Athens next year!

Aug 17, 2022

That's a wrap for the watermelon season and beginning of pumpkins #Orange Bulldog

Watermelon Transplantation Day @UGA Horticulture farm

Watermelon Harvest Day

Watermelon Phenotyping

Orange Bulldog Transplantation


Jun 17, 2022

Highlights of the CROPS conference 2022 at Huntsville, Alabama


Ph.d. Student Poster Presentation

Greenhouse facility Tour at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Reception at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Jun 10, 2022

McGregor lab at the annual IPBGG retreat

Dr. McGregor in conversation with Dr. Shan Wu
Dr. Shan Wu visited from  Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University
Talk: Pan-genome of Wild and Cultivated Watermelons

Ph.D. Student, Samikshya Rijal
Poster Presentation


                                               Atlantic Ocean @ Jekyll Island, GA

May 10, 2022

It's summer, so that means field work!

Good day out in the field
Alex telling a joke? I missed it.

Jan 29, 2022

Samikshya Rijal featured in UGA CAES Cultivate Student Spotlight

 Read all about Samikshya in CAES Cultivate. Samikshya joined our lab at the beginning of 2021 and is already making a big impact!

Jan 20, 2022

Our paper "Field Evaluation of Cucurbita Germplasm for Resistance to Whiteflies and Whitefly-transmitted Viruses" published

Our paper, "Field Evaluation of Cucurbita Germplasm for Resistance to Whiteflies and Whitefly-transmitted Viruses" has been published in HortScience.Alex Luckew was the lead on this research an it was a big effort by researchers at UGA, the University of Florida, Auburn University and the University of Guelp. Congratulations Alex and the whole team!