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Solanum albornozii

Common Name(s)  
Code abz
Synonyms  
Clade 3
Series Piurana
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN 2
Self-compatible  
Cytoplasm Type  

Description

Solanum albornozii distribution Map note

Solanum albornozii (albornozii, in honor of Ecuadorian potato expert Guillermo Albornoz) is a species from southern Ecuador.

Vega (1995) found that this species is less frost tolerant than domesticated potato.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
Potato Virus Y Somewhat resistant Chung 2011
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

I have found seeds of this species slow and difficult to germinate.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Watanabe (1991) found no varieties of this species that produced 2n pollen.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

Crosses with other species

 

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