ACTA HORTICULTURAE SINICA ›› 2019, Vol. 46 ›› Issue (5): 1011-1012.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2018-0368

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A New Late Ripening Apple Cultivar‘Qincui’

ZOU Yangjun1,MA Fengwang1,*,FU Xuanchang1,LI Cuiying1,AN Guiyang1,LI Mingjun1,LI Chao1,and DANG Zhiming2   

  1. 1College of Horticulture,Northwest A & F University,State Key Laboratory of Crop Stress Biology for Arid Areas/Shaanxi Key Laboratory of Apple,Yangling,Shaanxi 712100,China;2Luochuan Pomology Institute of Shaanxi,Luochuan,Shaanxi 727400,China
  • Online:2019-05-25 Published:2019-05-25

Abstract: ‘Qincui’is a new late-ripening apple cultivar selected from the progenies of ‘Nagano Fuji 2’בHoney Crisp’. It produces cylinder-shaped fruits with average fruit weight of 268 g. Its fruit skin is in fully red color with dark red stripes,glabrous cover and small dots. The flesh is in yellowish-white color and in good balance of sugar and acids.‘Qincui’is a desert apple cultivar with crispy,juicy,aromatic characteristics.‘Qincui’contains 14.8% of the total soluble solids content,0.26% of the total titratable acid,195.8 mg · kg-1 of vitamin C,and its firmness is 6.70 kg · cm-2. The fruit development period is about 170 d,no pre-harvest drop phenomenon,ripening in early October at Luochuan County,Shaanxi Province. The main characteristics are early-bearing,high and stable yield.

Key words: apple, cultivar

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