Solanum colombianum

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Solanum colombianum







Cytoplasm Type: M (Hosaka 2014)



Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Late Blight Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015
 Frost Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015 (as S. moscopanum)



Crosses with S. tuberosum


Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
 S. tuberosum 6x S. colombianum (as S. moscopanum) None None     Jackson (1999)
 S. tuberosum 4x S. colombianum (as S. tundalomense) Minimal None     Jackson (1999)
 4x S. colombianum S. tuberosum None None     Jackson (1999)
 6x S. colombianum (as S. moscopanum) S. tuberosum Moderate Moderate     Jackson (1999)
 4x S. colombianum (as S. tundalomense)  S. tuberosum Low Moderate     Jackson (1999)

Crosses with other species

Watanabe (1991) found that 4.2% of varieties of this species produced 2n pollen.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source

Glykoalkaloid content


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