Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2873-2874.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-1005

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A New Melon Cultivar‘Gantian 3’

CHENG Hong*,KONG Weiping,and HOU Dong   

  1. (Vegetable Research Institute,Gansu Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Lanzhou 730070,China)
  • Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-10

Abstract: ‘Gantian 3’is a new early-mid ripening oriental melon cultivar. The plant grows strongly;the fruit is obovate;the longitudinal stem is 11.94 cm,the transverse diameter is 11.78 cm,the average melon weight is 670 g. The peel is gray-green,the peel is slightly macular when ripe. The pulp is green,the flesh is brittle,and the central soluble solids content 13.2%. The whole growth period is 90–100 d,and the fruit development period is 32 d. It is moderate resistant to powdery mildew and mildew. The yield is 48 667 kg • hm-2. It is suitable for protected cultivation in spring and autumn and early forcing cultivation in sand fields in Lanzhou.

Key words: melon, cultivar

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