Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (S2): 2869-2870.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2021-1023

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A New Muskmelon Cultivar‘Nongdatian 9’

ZHANG Yong,MA Jianxiang,LI Hao,WEI Chunhua,YANG Jianqiang,and ZHANG Xian*   

  1. (Horticulture College,Northwest A & F University,Yangling,Shaanxi 712100,China)
  • Online:2021-11-30 Published:2021-12-10

Abstract: The‘Nongdatian 9’is a new hybrid of muskmelon. The fruit is round with white and smooth rind. The flesh is orange red with crisp texture. The soluble solids content in the center is about 18% and it is 12% near the rind. The average single fruit weight is 1.3 kg. The yield is about 52 100 kg • hm-2. The cultivar is resistant to gummy stem blight. It is suitable for protected cultivation in Shaanxi Province in spring.

Key words: muskmelon, crisp flesh, good quality, cultivar

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