Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2875-2876.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0646

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A New Melon Cultivar‘Huangmapao’

MA Zongxin1,*,CHEN Jinliang2,JIN Yong2,XU Gongxue2,and WANG Xinmeng2   

  1. (1Fuyang Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Fuyang,Anhui 236065,China;2Organic Liangzhuang Agricultural Science and Technology Co.,Ltd.,Taihe,Anhui 236629,China)
  • Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-10

Abstract: The new cultivar‘Huangmapao’of Cucumis melo L. var. agrestis Naud. was selected from the offspring of hybrid with‘Huangma 1’as female parent and‘Dongfangmi 1’as male parent. The fruit is oval,the longitudinal diameter is 5.87 cm,the transverse diameter is 4.74 cm. The skin is yellow with an average weight of 45 g. The average yield was 23 250 kg • hm-2,and the high yield was 45 450 kg • hm-2,which was 41.32% higher than that of Cucumis melo L. var. agrestis Naud. It is moderate resistant to powdery mildew,downy mildew,and Fusarium wilt. The cultivar is mainly used for seed oil and picking ornamental.

Key words: melon, seed oil, ornamental

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