Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S1): 77-78.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0090

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A New Eggplant Cultivar‘Yuqie 5’

YANG Yang1,TIAN Shibing1,*,WANG Yongqing1,JIANG Changchun1,ZOU Min1,TAO Tao1,ZHOU Shanshan1,WANG Zhijin1,BAO Zhongxian1,and TANG Xiaohua2   

  1. (1Chongqing Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Chongqing 401329,China;2Chongqing Rural Land Improvement Center,Chongqing 409199,China)
  • Online:2022-08-25 Published:2022-08-18

Abstract: ‘Yuqie 5’is a new eggplant hybrid developed by crossing 11-45-11-1-2-1 as the female parent and 194-1-2 as the male parent. The fruit is long cylindric with smooth and shining purplish black peel,36 cm in length,5.8 cm in diameter,330 g in weight per fruit. Its calyx is purple,and the peel color under calyx is purplish red. Its pulp is loose and with a few seeds in it. The average yield is 67 980 kg • hm-2. ‘Yuqie 5’has lodging resistance,heat and drought tolerance. It is suitable for long harvest and grafting cultivation in open field in Southwestern China.

Key words: eggplant, open field cultivation, cultivar

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