Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (8): 1837-1838.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0149

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A New Pepper Cultivar‘Yuejiao 8’

LI Ying1, WANG Hengming1, XU Xiaowan1, XU Xiaomei1,2, HUANG Zhiwen1,*()   

  1. 1. Vegetable Research Institute,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China
    2. Key Laboratory for New Technology Research of Vegetables,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2022-03-24 Revised:2022-06-17 Online:2022-08-25 Published:2022-09-05
  • Contact: HUANG Zhiwen


‘Yuejiao 8’ is an early maturing cultivar,possessing strong growth ability. The plant is 70 cm in height,with the ninth node of the first flower. The fruit is thick ox-horn shaped,weighing about 106 g per fruit and with 15 cm in fruit length,5.46 cm in width and 0.31 cm in fresh thickness. The fruit is green and slightly spicy,with smooth and glossy peel. The fruit is in good quality and tolerant to storage and transportation. ‘Yuejiao 8’shows resistance to Phytophthora,bacterial leaf spot and virus disease. The early yield is high and with average yield of 35 260 kg · hm-2.

Key words: pepper, cultivar

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