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Tubers of the USDA potato accession PI 232842PI 232842 “Maco”

Solanum tuberosum subsp. andigenum 4x

PI 232842 at Genesys

Accession Details

An andigena type tetraploid collected in Pasco Peru before 1956.  A type ctDNA (Hosaka 1988).

Observations

TPS.  Compressed, round, elliptic.  Pinks, yellows, and whites.  White flesh.  All long day.  Short stolons.  High yield and high tuber count.

Commentary

Surprisingly large seedling yields from some of these.

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