Solanum andreanum

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Solanum andreanum

Synonyms:

Series:

EBN: 2

Ploidy: Diploid, Triploid

Segregation:

Self-compatible:

Cytoplasm Type:

Description

 

Condition Level of Resistance Source
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Cultivation

The USDA potato genebank has observed that germination of some accessions of this species is inhibited by GA3 (Bamberg 1999).

Crosses with S. tuberosum

Watanabe (1991) found that 13.9% of varieties of this species produced 2n pollen (calculated from the results for S. andreanum and S. tuquerrense, which has since been reclassified as S. andreanum), which would be effectively tetraploid and 4EBN.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
 S. tuberosum S. andreanum (including S. paucijugum, S. solisii, and S. tuquerrense) None None     Jackson (1999)
 S. andreanum (including S. paucijugum, S. solisii, and S. tuquerrense) S. tuberosum None None     Jackson (1999)
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 9-12% 2n pollen for varieties of this species.

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Glykoalkaloid content

 

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