Compared on Biological Characteristics in 3 Types of Jinhua Fingered Citron
CHEN Bing-chu,SHENTU Wen-yue(College of Life and Environment, Zhejiang Normal University,Jinhua321004,Zhejiang,China)
Jinhua fingered citron has a grown near 500 years, and has possessed some spontaneous mutations. There are 3 types of Jinhua fingered citron now.Their characteristics of growth, reproduction, physiology and cold resistance were compared. It showed that the different type was planted according to different purpose of production. It would be selected the type one (chi jin wang zi) if the purpose of production was fruit. It would be selected the type three (bai yi xiu shi) if the purpose of production was miniature trees and rockery. And it would be selected the type two (qi yi tong zi) if the purpose of production were both fruit and miniature trees.