Solanum medians

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Solanum medians

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Description

This species can survive frosts down to 27 degrees F (-3 C) (Li 1977).

Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Aphids Somewhat resistant Machida-Hirano 2015
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

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

 

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

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found 2-14% 2n pollen in varieties of this species.

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Glykoalkaloid content

 

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