“Baoshan, Yunnan, is famous for its Zhongnong No. 106 cucumbers. This breed is one of a series of cucumber breeds that was developed in 2005 by the Chinese Agricultural Vegetable and Flower Research Institute. The series is currently grown on around 850-1,200 hectares (8,500-12,000 mu) in Baoshan. No. 106 is the most well-known of them…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Nov 2017

Key Point

  • Cucumbers from Baoshan, Yunnan Province (bordering Myanmar), are available from October to December.

ChinaAg Comment

  • From 2010 to 2016, according to FAOStat, Chinese production of cucumbers (incl. gherkins) increased from 45.7 million MTs to 61.9 million MTs.

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