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Solanum immite

Common Name(s)  
Code imt
Synonyms S. yamobambense
Clade 3
Series Tuberosa
Ploidy Diploid (2x), triploid (3x)
EBN 1
Self-compatible No
Cytoplasm Type W (Hosaka 2009)

Description

This species can survive frosts down to 27 degrees F (-3 C) (Li 1977).  Vega (1995) found that this species is about as frost tolerant as domesticated potato.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

I have found seeds of this species easy to germinate using the standard conditions for S. tuberosum.

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
S. tuberosum S. immite None None     Jackson (1999)
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 7% 2n pollen from varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source