Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (9): 2053-2054.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-1066

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A New Pineapple Cultivar‘Yuetong’

LIU Chuanhe*(), HE Han, SHAO Xuehua, LAI Duo, KUANG Shizi, XIAO Weiqiang, LIU Yan   

  1. Guangdong Province Key Laboratory of Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Tree Research,Key Laboratory of South Subtropical Fruit Biology and Genetic Resource Utilization,Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs,Institute of Fruit Tree Research,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2022-01-10 Revised:2022-08-04 Online:2022-09-25 Published:2022-10-08
  • Contact: LIU Chuanhe


‘Yuetong’is a new pineapple cultivar selected by artificial hybrid breeding. The color of leaf is green. There are no spines around the leaf margin. The leaf-tip is soft. There are a few white wax powder stripes on the leaf abaxial surface. The fruit is cylindric. The color of fruit skin is purple-red when ripened,and the color of fruit pulp is yellow-orange with slight purple-red. The flesh is sweet with abundant juice and dietary fiber. It was observed that‘Yuetong’performed well with high and stable yield(58 000 - 72 000 kg · hm-2). The fruit are suitable for table or for processing.

Key words: pineapple, hybrid, cultivar

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