Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 163-164.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0583

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A New Melon Cultivar‘Yutianmi’with Tolerance to Low Temperature

HU Jianbin1,YUAN Shengkai2,*,MA Qiang3,ZHANG Baojin2,SUN Zhongwei2,LI Qiong1,HE Yingyue2,LIU Xiaoyun2,YANG Luming1,ZHU Huayu1,MA Zhiwei2,SUN Shouru1,**,and MA Changsheng1,**   

  1. 1College of Horticulture,Henan Agricultural University,Zhengzhou 450002,China;2Henan Yuyi Seed Science and Technology Development Limited Company,Zhengzhou 450002,China;3Henan Fugou Yuxing Agricultural Science and Technology Limited Company,Zhoukou,Henan 461300,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-06

Abstract: ‘Yutianmi’is a new melon hybrid cultivar. The fruit is long and oval with an average weight of 1 200–1 500 g. The pericarp is yellow with bright and clean surface. The flesh is white with the thickness of approximately 3.3 cm and central soluble solids content of 16.1%. The fruit has high edible rate,and the flesh is crisp and soft with rich aroma. The cultivar has a characteristic of mid-early maturity. The whole growth period is 82–115 d,and the fruit developing period is 35–40 d. The yield ranges from 38 000 to 43 000 kg • hm-2. It is comparatively tolerant to low temperature and storage and transportation. The cultivar is suitable for protected cultivation in spring and autumn in Huang-huai and Yangtze River basins.

Key words: melon, protected cultivation, cultivar

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