Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 117-118.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0554

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A New Mid-early Ripening Pepper Cultivar‘Meroka’

Liu Shujun,Hui Chengzhang,Zhao Lili,Sun Yongsheng,and Liu Aiqun *   

  1. Institute of Vegetables,Liaoning Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Shenyang 110161,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-06

Abstract: ‘Meroka’is a new pepper cultivar bred by crossing 0723-2 as female parent and 0827-4 as male parent. The plants have moderate in growth, strong in continuous fruit setting ability,and early maturity. The fruit is ox horn shaped,with fruit length of 25–30 cm,transverse diameter of 4–6 cm,and sunken shoulder. The fruit surface is bright and light green. The average single fruit weight is 150 g,and the spiciness is moderate. This cultivar is moderately resistant to mosaic virus disease,anthracnose,and blight,and it is suitable for open field and early spring protected cultivation in Northeast China.

Key words: pepper, mid-early maturing, cultivar

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