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Solanum venturii

Common Name(s)  
Code  
Synonyms  
Clade 4
Series Tuberosa
Ploidy Diploid (2x)
EBN 2
Self-compatible  
Cytoplasm Type  

Description

This species can survive frosts down to 26 degrees F (-3.5 C) (Li 1977).  Vega (1995) found that this species is less frost tolerant than domesticated potato.

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     

Glykoalkaloid content

Van Gelder (1988) found TGA levels ranging from 138 to 250 mg  / 100 g for this species.

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Cultivation

Breeding

Crosses with S. tuberosum

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

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 4-19% 2n pollen for this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source