Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S1): 107-108.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0681

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A New Muskmelon Cultivar‘Jiaohong 4’

ZHANG Limin1,2,*   

  1. (1Beijing Jiaoxue Seed Technology Development Co.,Ltd.,Beijing 100070,China;2Langfang Teachers College,Langfang,Hebei 065000,China)
  • Online:2022-08-25 Published:2022-08-18

Abstract: ‘Jiaohong 4’is a new muskmelon cultivar crossed by female parent M-095L and male parent M-010. The cultivar possess the characteristics of moderate growth,tolerances to low temperature and weak light. The whole growth period is 100–105 days with 30–35 days fruit development period. The average single fruit weight is 1.5–2.0 kg. The fruit is oval in shape. The skin is white,slightly red after ripening,and smooth in surface. The thickness of the flesh is 4.5 cm,and the soluble solids content in center is 16.0%–17.0%. The flesh is crisp,sweet. It is suitable for protected cultivation in north China in spring.

Key words: muskmelon, cultivar

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