This page is a draft, part of our ongoing wild potato project. I’ll probably be adding information to the species pages through 2020 at least, but I’m making them public since they may be useful even incomplete.

Solanum tarnii

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Description

 

Condition Level of Resistance Source
 Colorado Potato Beetle Resistant Pelletier (2007)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

Cultivation

 

Crosses with S. tuberosum

 

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

Crosses with other species

Jackson (1999) found that 7-13% of varieties of this species produced 2n pollen, which would be effectively tetraploid and 2EBN.

Female Male Berry Set Seed Set Germination Ploidy Source
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

Glykoalkaloid content