NC State Cucumber Breeder Wins Top Award | CALS News

— Written By Mary Lorscheider

Todd Wehner won Pickle Packers International’s Hall of Fame Award on October 20, 2020. Wehner’s work includes developing cucumber cultivars resistant to downy mildew, releasing nematode-resistant cucumbers, and releasing more than 90 cultivars and breeding lines.

“The nonprofit trade association, with members in about a dozen countries, bestowed the honor virtually on Oct. 20. The honor goes to those who make the greatest contributions to the advancement and protection of the pickle industry through their technical service, basic research or beneficial inventions.”

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