Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2871-2872.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-0824

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A New Oriental Melon Cultivar‘Huatian 1’

ZHANG Ruowei1,LI Ken1,WU Yunpeng1,LIU Yi3,and PENG Dongxiu2,*   

  1. (1Tianjin Kernel Vegetable Research Institute,Tianjin 300381,China;2Vegetable Research Institute,Tianjin Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Tianjin 300381,China;3Tianjin Jinghai District Agricultural Development Service Center,Tianjin 301600,China)
  • Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-10

Abstract: A new oriental melon cultivar‘Huatian 1’is developed by crossing BL-8 as female and HTB as male parent. The plant has healthy growth,fruit-setting is easy at lower-temperature period. It can bear fruit from the secondary or sub-secondary vine and get 4–5 fruits per plant. The fruit-shape is pyriform. The average weight of single fruit is about 550 g. The fruit developing period is about 26 days. The skin is golden yellow with dark-green spots when it ripe. The flesh is white-green and the soluble solids content is above 15.0%. It has crisp flesh,good taste. The average yield is 42 200 kg ∙ hm-2.

Key words: oriental melon, cultivar

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