Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 99-100.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0757

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A New Eggplant Cultivar‘Eqie 5’

TAN Jie1,HUANG Shuping1,CHEN Xia1,ZHANG Hongyuan1,LI Ye2,WANG Benqi1,CHEN Hao1,WU Xuexia3,and ZHANG Min1,*   

  1. 1Institute of Vegetable,Wuhan Academy of Agricultural Science,Wuhan 430345,China;2Harbin Academy of Agricultural Science,Harbin 150070,China;3Horticulture Research Institute,Shanghai Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Shanghai 201403,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-06

Abstract: ‘Eqie 5’is a new early maturing eggplant cultivar which was developed by crossing inbred line Hang EW002702 as female parent and 702 as male parent. The commodity fruit is long stick shape with smooth and shining black-purple peel,green calyx without thorns,white-green fresh and good quality,230 g in average fruit weight,33–38 cm in length and 4.0–5.5 cm in diameter,good shipping quality. It has high yield,up to 65 000–70 000 kg • hm-2. It has resistance to low temperature and weak light. It is suitable for protected cultivation in early spring in the Yangtze River Valley.

Key words: eggplant, cultivar, protected cultivation

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