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Solanum paucissectum

Common Name(s)  
Codepcs
Synonyms 
Clade3
SeriesPiurana
PloidyDiploid (2x)
EBN2
Self-compatible 
Genome
PP
Cytoplasm Type 

Description

Solanum paucissectum (paucissectum means “poorly dissected,” referring to the leaflets) is a wild potato from Peru.

Jarvis (2008) predicts that this species will lose 95% of its present range by 2055 due to climate change, most likely entailing a critical loss of genetic diversity.

Resistances

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

ConditionLevel of ResistanceSource
 Colorado Potato BeetleResistantPelletier (2007)
 Tobacco Rattle VirusResistantHorvath 1989
 Alfalfa Mosaic VirusResistantHorvath 1989 
 Potato Virus XResistantHorvath 1989 
   

Glykoalkaloid content

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

FemaleMaleBerry SetSeed SetGerminationPloidySource
S. tuberosumS. paucissectumNoneNone  Jackson (1999)
S. paucissectumS. tuberosumNoneNone  Jackson (1999)
       

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 6% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

FemaleMaleBerry SetSeed SetGerminationPloidySource
       

References

Solanum paucissectum at Solanaceae Source

Solanum paucissectum at GRIN Taxonomy

 

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