Breeding of New Ramie Variety Zhongzhu No.3
CHEN Ping;YU Chunming;XIONG Heping;WANG Yanzhou;CHEN Jikang;ZHU Aiguo;Institute of Bast Fiber Crops,Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences;
Zhongzhu No. 3 is a new early maturity ramie variety developed from the progeny of Houpizhong S2 × Yushanma S2 by the Institute of Bast Fiber Crops. The fiber yield of Zhongzhu No. 3 was 2800. 58 kg / ha,6. 33% higher than the contrast Zhongzhu No. 1 and ranked the first in the national trial; the fiber fineness was 2084 Nm,which was 179 Nm higher than the contrast Zhongzhu No. 1 in the national trial. All of the economic traits of Zhongzhu No. 3 were better than the contrast. Zhongzhu No. 3 showed high resistance to lodging and ramie mosaic,medial resistance to root- rot nematodes,and good adaptability in every trail point.