Solanum albicans

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Solanum albicans

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Description

Hijmans (2003) found that at least some accessions of this species were frost resistant down to 23 degrees F (-5 C).

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Cultivation

 

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
 S. tuberosum S. albicans Minimal Minimal     Jackson (1999)
 S. albicans S. tuberosum Moderate Moderate     Jackson (1999)
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 5-27% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

Glykoalkaloid content

 

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