Posts Tagged ‘Potato’

Biology of Solanum tuberosum (Potato)

Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is the most important non-grain food crop in the world, ranking 3rd in terms of total production with over 365 million tonnes per year (FAOSTAT, 2013), after rice and wheat. It is grown in around 150 countries spread across both temperate and tropical regions and at elevations from sea level to…

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Biology of Solanum tuberosum L. (Potato)

This document is intended to provide background information on the biology of Solanum tuberosum, its identity, geographical distribution, reproductive biology, related species, the potential for gene introgression from S. tuberosum into relatives, and details of the life forms with which it interacts. Attachments:  Biology_of_Solanum_tuberosum_Ca  

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Consensus Document on the Biology of Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum (Potato)

This consensus document addresses the biology of the potato (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum). It contains general information on the taxonomy, morphology, and centre of diversity of the species which can be of importance during a risk assessment (for example, information on reproductive biology, the possibility of crosses, and ecology). In regard to intra- and interspecific crosses, emphasis has been given…

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