Potato germplasm collecting expedition to the Guaitecas and chonos Archipelagos, Chile, 1990

  title={Potato germplasm collecting expedition to the Guaitecas and chonos Archipelagos, Chile, 1990},
  author={A. Contreras and L. Ciampi and S. Padulosi and D. Spooner},
  journal={Potato Research},
  • A. Contreras, L. Ciampi, +1 author D. Spooner
  • Published 2006
  • Geography
  • Potato Research
  • SummaryA joint Chilean, Italian, and United States potato (Solanum tuberosum) germplasm collecting expedition was conducted in the Guaitecas and Chonos Archipelagos, south of Chiloé Island, between March 4 – March 21, 1990. The expedition resulted in 30 collections ofSolanum tuberosum and 1 collection ofFragaria chiloensis L. Twenty-three of the potato collections were along the salt-water-swept shores of the islands. These beach populations, unlike the indigenous landraces in southern Chile… CONTINUE READING
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