Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (3): 687-688.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0020

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A Bitter Gourd Cultivar‘Qiaolü Pearl Bitter Gourd’

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

  1. Guangdong Key Laboratory of New Technology Research of Vegetable,Vegetable Research Institute,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2022-11-10 Revised:2022-12-27 Online:2023-03-25 Published:2023-04-03
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‘Qiaolü Pearl Bitter Gourd’is a new bitter gourd hybrid derived from the LCP90-11 with strong females and the early maturing superior inbred line M5-2. The average node of the first female flower is 16.3 and 16.5 in the spring and autumn,respectively. And the first gourd is located at 17.8 node in the spring and 18.0 node in the fall. The fruit shape is long conical with green skin. There are many round tubercules with strip. It’s about 27.9-30.6 cm in length,5.64-6.34 cm in diameter,and 1.11-1.12 cm in flesh thickness. The fruit weight is 355.0-442.3 g,and the yield per plant is 1.36-1.99 kg. The general cultivation yield is about 37 500 kg · hm-2. It’s suitable to be cultivated in Guangdong,Guangxi,Hainan and Fujian Province in spring and autumn.

Key words: bitter gourd, hybrid, cultivar

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