Call for New varieties

1. Scope: watermelon, melon, cucumber, wax gourd, gourd, pumpkin (including ornamental pumpkin), bitter gourd, luffa gourd, snake gourd, gourd, zucchini and other melon crops.

2. Cultivation mode: plastic greenhouse hanging vine cultivation, while big size watermelon and pumpkin creeping-cultivation.

3.Cultivation area: about 20 square meters for each variety. Hanging vine cultivation about 45 plants; creeping-cultivation about 25 plants.

4.Exhibition fee: 400 yuan for each cucumber variety and 600 yuan for each other crop variety.

5.Sample quantity and deadline.

Variety Number of seeds Deadline
Hanging vine watermelon and melon 200 February 15th
Creeping-cultivation watermelon 200 February 15th
Big size pumpkin 200 February 15th
Mini pumpkin 200 February 15th
Gourd, snake gourd 200 February 15th
Wax gourd 200 February 15th
cucumber 200 March 15th
Bitter gourd 200 March 15th
Luffa gourd 200 March 15th
Zucchini 200 March 15th

6.Seed mailing information

Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, South End of Weilai Road, Guancheng District, Zhengzhou City, Henan Province, China Postal code: 450009 Recipient: He Nan Contact number: +86-13526508488

7.New varieties appraisal activity and commendation

The organizing committee will organize experts to make a comprehensive evaluation of the exhibition varieties, select the excellent varieties, and award the title of "Recommended Varieties of the 7th International Symposium on Cucurbits 2023" and issue a certificate.