journal6 ›› 2001, Vol. 22 ›› Issue (4): 44-47.

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Preliminary Report on Experimental Plantation of Passion Fruit in Jishou Region of Hunan Province


  1. ( Institute of Ecology , Jishou University, Jishou 416000, Hunan China)
  • Online:2001-12-15 Published:2013-01-05

Abstract: Passion fruit is a kind of newly developing perennial tropical liana fruits. Varieties of Passion fruit( Passiflora edulis Sims) and Yellow Passion( P . edulis f . flavicarpa Degener) from Guangdong Province are e xperimentally planted in Jishou region of Hunan province.The biology, phenophase, hand pollination, yield, cold-resistance and nutrient elements are preliminary studied. The first year’s cultivation shows that Passion fruit can adapt itself to the local environments and bear fruits in the current year with higher yield and better processing quality, butit can' t live through winter naturally. Aided with frostbite preventive measures, Passion fruit can be extended to certain areas in Jishou and other regions in Hunan province.

Key words: experimental plantation of fruit, Passion fruit, biological feature

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