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Honggan No.1




An ideal variety bred by Zibo Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

1. Characteristics: It takes about 115 days from seedlings emergence to the fruit ears on the main stems becoming ripe. The plant is about 210 cm high.The stem diameter is about 2.65 cm. Stem color is purplish red .The main stem has 7-10 nodes with some wax powders on it . The fruit ears look like pagodas with moderate density of fruits on it. Fruits are green with thorns on the shells, which are not easy to crack. Main stem fruit ears: ear location is about 50.21cm high on the stem from ground. It is 41-50 cm long and can equally bear 56 fruits. First branches: there are 4-5 first branches, average fruit ears?бе length is 42.2 cm and average fruits on the ears is 46. Second branches: average fruit ears?бе length is 34.6 cm, average fruits on the ears is 37. The seeds are ellipitical with some tan stripes on the seed coat. The weight of 100 seeds is 39g. Kernal rate ( kernal weight after removing seed coats) is 74.36% , kernel oil content is 62.3% and seed oil content is 50.03%. It is salt- tolerant, barrenness- tolerant and blight-resistant. It has some ornamental value at the same time.

2. Key points of Cultivation: can grow in all parts of the country where the nonfrost period is more than 130 days.