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

@article{Contreras2006PotatoGC,
  title={Potato germplasm collecting expedition to the Guaitecas and chonos Archipelagos, Chile, 1990},
  author={Andres Contreras and Luigi R. Ciampi and Stefano Padulosi and David M Spooner},
  journal={Potato Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={36},
  pages={309-316}
}
A 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, are self… CONTINUE READING

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