This page is a draft, part of our ongoing wild potato project. I’ll probably be adding information to the species pages through 2020 at least, but I’m making them public since they may be useful even incomplete.

Solanum mochiquense

Common Name(s):

Synonyms: S. chancayense, S. incahuasinum

Series:

EBN: 1

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation: Disomic

Self-compatible: No

Cytoplasm Type:

Description

This species can survive frosts down to 27 degrees F (-3 C) (Li 1977).

Condition Level of Resistance Source
Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Resistant Horvath 1989 (as S. mochicense)
Potato Virus X Resistant Horvath 1989 (as S. mochicense)
     

Glykoalkaloid content

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. mochiquense None None     Jackson (1999)
S. mochiquense S. tuberosum None None     Jackson (1999)
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 0-24% 2n pollen in varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

 

 

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