Solanum ajanhuiri: An important diploid potato cultivated in the andean altiplano

  title={Solanum ajanhuiri: An important diploid potato cultivated in the andean altiplano},
  author={Z. Hu{\'a}man and J. Hawkes and P. R. Rowe},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • Z. Huáman, J. Hawkes, P. R. Rowe
  • Published 2008
  • Geography
  • Economic Botany
  • A field study has shown that the primitive frost-resistant species Solanum ajanhuiri comprises more intra-specific variability than previously reported. A new group of 5 cultivars of S. ajanhuiri known under the Aymará name of Yari was found. This group is different from that of the type description known as Ajawiri. The area of cultivation of S. ajanhuiri appears to be the smallest of all the South American cultivated potato species. It is endemic to a restricted area of the altiplano region… CONTINUE READING
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