Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (3): 689-690.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0046

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A New Melon Cultivar‘Huaitian 1’

ZHANG Huijun1,*(), YUAN Yushu1, ZHANG Yan1, WU Qibo3, DAI Zuyun2   

  1. 1Huaibei Normal University,Huaibei,Anhui 235000,China
    2Anhui Jianghuai Horticulture Seeds Co.,ltd.,Hefei 230031,China
    3Changchun Xuanshun Seed Industry Co.,Ltd.,Changchun 130000,China
  • Received:2022-11-10 Revised:2023-01-10 Online:2023-03-25 Published:2023-04-03
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‘Huaitian 1’is a new melon cultivar derived from female parent T10 × male line L5. The plant grows vigorously and the fruit development period is 110 days. The average fruit weight is about 0.50-0.65 kg. The fruit is round,and the peel is gray-green. The center soluble solids content is 16.0%,and the side is 13.2%. The meat is crispy,the taste is tender and sweet,the quality is good and it is durable in storage and transportation. It is moderate resistant to powdery mildew,downy mildew and Fusarium wilt. The yield in the first and second growth cycle were 49 035 and 46 515 kg · hm-2. It is suitable for planting in overwintering greenhouse,early spring greenhouse,spring and autumn greenhouse in Anhui Province.

Key words: melon, cultivar

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