COMPARISON OF CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT OKRA (ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS) CULTIVARS IN JEJU ISLAND
This study was conducted to develop method of producing okra under open field condition and the 10 cultivars of okra for selecting proper cultivar in Jeju, Korea. The okra pods color is divided into red and green and shape is into round and five-angled. The tall of plant ranged 170-237 cm and Pusa-sawani is tallest. The pods length ranged 9.2~11.0 cm and width is 12.7-16.9 mm. The pods weight ranged 11.6-14.6 g and THA-Kasassert is heaviest. The number of pods ranged 6.6-18.9 pods/ plant, Shimano-beny is largest number. Shimano-beny and Pusa-sawani cultivar was the highest yield as red and green strains to 229 g/plant and 191 g/plant. The green strains, Pusa-sawani, THA-Kasassert and Finger-five were excellent in the pod's color, weight and yield and Retdosan in the red strain were grown best of open field on the temperate area.
Daniel Son, , Ki Cheol Seong, , Chun Hwan Kim, , Seong Cheol Kim , and Chan Kyu Lim, (2014). COMPARISON OF CHARACTERISTICS OF DIFFERENT OKRA (ABELMOSCHUS ESCULENTUS) CULTIVARS IN JEJU ISLAND. Acta Hortic. 1037, 807-811
okra, Abelmoschus esculentus, fruit characteristics, Jeju Island