Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (4): 937-938.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0320

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A New Pearl Bitter Gourd Cultivar‘Meiyu 2’

LIU Xiaoxi, ZHENG Xiaoming, WU Haibin, LI Junxing, LUO Shaobo, LUO Jianning, GONG Hao*()   

  1. Guangdong Key Laboratory of New Technology Research of Vegetable,Vegetable Research Institute,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2021-12-15 Revised:2022-03-30 Online:2022-04-25 Published:2022-04-25
  • Contact: GONG Hao


‘Meiyu 2’is a new pearl bitter gourd hybrid derived from the cross of mid-early maturing subgynoecious inbred line CP92-7 with the mid-late maturing superior inbred line M1107-B. The node of the first female flower is 18.6-18.9,and the first gourd is located at 20.2-20.8 node. The fruit shape is long conical,with light green,bright and shiny skin. There are many round tubercules with strip. It’s about 26.7-28.5 cm in length,6.38-6.53 cm in diameter,and 1.13-1.16 cm in flesh thickness. The average weight of bitter gourd is 397.7-427.5 g,and the yield per plant is around 1.66-1.89 kg. The general cultivation yield is about 52 500 kg · hm-2.

Key words: bitter gourd, hybrid, cultivar

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