Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 101-102.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0758

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A New Eggplant Cultivar‘Eqie 6’

HUANG Shuping1,TAN Jie1,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 6’is a new early maturing eggplant cultivar which was developed by crossing inbred line 1362-1-1-1-1 as female parent and Hang EW002702 as male parent. The first flower setting is on 8–9th nodes. The plant has strong growth vigor. The fruit is long cylindrical and straight in shape,blunt round at the fruit apex,30–33 cm in length and 5–6 cm in diameter. The peel is black-purple with smooth and lustre,calyx is green and without thorns,fresh is white-green and tender. The average fruit weight is 250 g. It has high yield,up to 72 000 kg • hm-2. It has resistance to low temperature and weak light. It is suitable for protected cultivation in winter in the Yangtze River Valley.

Key words: eggplant, resistance to low temperature and weak light, cultivar

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