China - A new cabbage F1 hybrid: 'Zhegan 85'
March 15, 2011
Source: China Vegetables
ZHONG Xin-min, LI Bi-yuan, WANG Wu-hong etc
A New Cabbage F1 Hybrid —‘Zhegan 85'[J] , 2011,V1(6): 91-92
Institute of Vegetables, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Science, Hangzhou 310021, Zhejiang, China
‘Zhegan 85’is a new cabbage F1 hybrid bred by crossing S04-G01 as female parent and S05-SXGL as male parent. It is a mid-late maturing variety, taking about 85 days from transplanting to harvest. The round head is compact and tough in structure which makes it a long shelf life. Its leaf head is 20 cm in height, 20-22 cm in diameter, with a short core of 6-8 cm in length. The head weight is about 2.4 kg. It has resistance to TuMV and black rot. Its yield is about 75 t/hm-2. Consequently, it is suitable to be cultivated in the Yangtze River valley, north China, south China, and southwest China.
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Published: March 15, 2011