Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 129-130.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0255

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A New Bitter Gourd Cultivar‘Jintian 186’

OUYANG Liying1,YAN Kai1,LI Chunwen2,LEI Yingcai2,ZHANG Liting1,LIAN Huashan1,*,and DU Yingjie1   

  1. 1School of Agriculture and Horticulture,Chengdu Agricultural College,Chengdu 611130,China;2Chengdu Jintian Seedling Co.,Ltd.,Chengdu 611130,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-06

Abstract: ‘Jintian 186’is a new mid-early maturing bitter gourd cultivar developed by crossing inbred line QZ12 • 9 as female parent with GY-3QP • 23 as male parent. The fruit is of long stick shape. The head is of shuttle shape,and the tail is pointed. The fruit peel is green and white in color with alternating stripes and pearl nodules. The melon is 38 cm in length,5.5 cm in diameter. Its pulp is about 0.9 cm in thickness. It is tolerant to storage and transportation. The single fruit weight is about 0.5 kg. The yield is about 82 500 kg • hm-2. The plant showed strong resistance to powdery mildew and downy mildew. It is suitable for spring cultivation in most hilly areas and regions with similar ecological conditions of Sichuan Province.

Key words: bitter gourd, hybridization, cultivar

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