Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (9): 1841-1842.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0018

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A New Melon Cultivar‘Jianghuaimi 7’

CHENG Xunhui1,2, XIE Zhao2, YANG Zhongzhou2, DAI Wei2, DAI Zuyun1,2, SONG Jianghua1,*()   

  1. 1College of Horticulture,Anhui Agricultural University,Hefei 230036,China
    2Anhui Jianghuai Horticulture Technology Co.,Ltd,Hefei 230036,China
  • Received:2021-06-06 Revised:2021-08-16 Online:2021-09-25 Published:2021-09-30
  • Contact: SONG Jianghua


‘Jianghuaimi 7’is a new late maturing thick skin netted-melon cultivar which was bred from X-25 as female parent and H-3 as male parent. The cultivar has strong growth potential,oval fruit covered with gray green net. It is easy to bear fruit,especially setting in 8-10 knots. The orange red flesh is tender and crispy,3.0 cm in thickness. The soluble solids content is 11%-17%. The average fruit weight is 2 kg. The whole growth period is 112 d. The fruit development period is about 38 d. The yield is 40 260-45 000 kg · hm-2. The cultivar has strong resistance to heat and moderate resistance to powdery mildew and downy mildew. The cultivar is suitable for protected cultivation in spring and autumn in central and eastern China.

Key words: netted-melon, protected cultivation, cultivar

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