ACTA HORTICULTURAE SINICA ›› 2018, Vol. 45 ›› Issue (3): 603-604.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2017-0404

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A New Carya cathayensis Cultivar‘Zhelinshan 3’

XIA Guohua1,WANG Zhengjia1,DING Lizhong2,ZHANG Qiuyue3,and HUANG Jianqin1,*   

  1. (1School of Forestry and Biotechnology,Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University,Lin’an,Zhejiang 311300,China;2Forestry Science and Technology Extension Station of Lin’an City,Lin’an,Zhejiang 311300,China;3Hangzhou Zhelin Tianze Hickory Science and Technology Development Co.,Ltd.,Lin’an,Zhejiang 311300,China)
  • Online:2018-03-25 Published:2018-03-25

Abstract: The new early-ripening hickory cultivar‘Zhelinshan 3’was selected from the wild seedlings of Carya cathayensis in Tianmu Mountain area,Zhejiang,China. The fruit matures in late August to early September in Lin’an area. The average nut weight is 3.98 g. Nut shape index is 1.08. Kernel percent is 43.79%. The kernel total fat content is 68.73%. It has the properties of early-ripening,good quality,high yield,with extensive adaptability and strong resistance. The new cultivar is appropriate to be planted in sandy loam to clay loam with deep,fertile and good drainage in the mountainous and semi-mountainous areas in Zhejiang and Anhui provinces,China.

Key words: Carya cathayensis, cultivar

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