Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S1): 93-94.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0196

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A New Purple Potato Cultivar‘Mianziyu 1’

ZOU Xue,DING Fan*,LIU Lifang,YU Hankaizong,CHEN Nianwei,and RAO Liping   

  1. (Mianyang Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Mianyang,Sichuan 621023,China)
  • Online:2022-08-25 Published:2022-08-18

Abstract: The new purple potato cultivar‘Mianziyu 1’was bred from a cross between‘Belchip’(female)and‘River John Blue’(male). It has mid-early maturity,and its growth period is about 71 days. The tuber is long shape with purple and smooth skin,purple flesh and shallow eyes. It tastes good. Dry matter content 20.09%,starch 15.20%,reducing sugar 0.10%,vitamin C 0.023%,anthocyanin 0.046%. The yield of‘Mianziyu 1’is 18 520–26 300 kg • hm-2. It is high resistant to potato virus and susceptible to late blight in field. It is suitable for planting in winter,spring and autumn cropping areas above 400 m altitude in Sichuan Province.

Key words: potato, purple, anthocyanin, cultivar

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