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 paucissectum

Synonyms:

Series: Piurana

EBN: 2

Ploidy: Diploid

Segregation:

Self-compatible:

Cytoplasm Type:

Description

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

Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Colorado Potato Beetle Resistant Pelletier (2007)
 Tobacco Rattle Virus Resistant Horvath 1989
 Alfalfa Mosaic Virus Resistant Horvath 1989 
 Potato Virus X Resistant Horvath 1989 
     

Glykoalkaloid content

Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

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

Crosses with other species

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

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             

 

 

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