Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2023, Vol. 50 ›› Issue (1): 231-232.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0121

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A New Bitter Gourd Cultivar‘Qingcui 1’

ZHANG Hongmei, CUI Jiawei, YU Jizhu, DING Xiaotao, HE Lizhong, JIN Haijun*()   

  1. Shanghai Key Lab of Protected Horticultural Technology,Horticultural Research Institute,Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Shanghai 201403,China
  • Received:2022-08-29 Revised:2022-12-26 Online:2023-01-25 Published:2023-01-18
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‘Qingcui 1’is a new bitter gourd hybrid derived from strong female inbred line K0914 and white bitter gourd inbred line K0905. It is strong female,bearing the first female flower on the 5th-8th node of main vine with good precocity. The main and lateral vines can bear melon,and the ability of sustained fruiting is strong. The fruit is rod-shaped,light green in color,25-30 cm in length,5-6 cm in diameter,350-450 g in weight,1.0-1.5 cm in thickness,mainly with strips and round nodules,moderate bitterness and good marketability. It is suitable for planting in spring and autumn in Shanghai and surrounding areas.

Key words: bitter gourd, hybrid, cultivar

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