Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (7): 1431-1432.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0084

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A New Cucumber Cultivar‘Lifeng 2’

LIN Yu’e, LIANG Zhaojun*(), HE Xiaoming, WANG Rui, LIU Wenrui, WU Tingquan, PENG Qingwu, JIANG Biao, WANG Min, XIE Dasen   

  1. Guangdong Key Lab for New Technology Research of Vegetables,Vegetable Research Institute,Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Guangzhou 510640,China
  • Received:2021-03-18 Revised:2021-04-19 Online:2021-07-25 Published:2021-08-10
  • Contact: LIANG Zhaojun


The new South China cucumber cultivar‘Lifeng 2’is a hybrid which was crossed strong female inbred line g-13 with the heat-resistant and disease-resistant inbred line g-48. This cultivar grows vigorously,and it has strong fruit-setting ability. Its fruit is cylindrical. This cultivar has green skin with stripes,fragrant flavor,good quality. The fruit length,transverse diameter,flesh thickness and single fruit weight is 22.5 cm,5.3 cm,1.3 cm and 400 g,respectively. This cultivar is resistant to disease,storage and transportation. The yield can reach up to 65 000 kg · hm-2. It is suitable for planting in spring and autumn in South China and Southeast Asia.

Key words: cucumber, South China type, hybrid, cultivar

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