Experience of Conservation ex-situ of Solanum fernandezianum (Solanaceae)

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Autor:
Solano Solís, Jaime - Anabalon, Leonardo - Hauenstein Barra, Enrique
URI:
http://repositoriodigital.uct.cl/handle/10925/2711
Datos de publicación:
GAYANA BOTANICA,Vol.68,102-105,2011
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Resumen:
Solanum fernandezianum is an endemic species in danger of extinction the Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile. The fruit was collected during March and April of 2002. The seeds were storaged for a year to 4 degrees C. The percentage of germination in laboratory conditions was 14.3%. After 22 weeks plants initiated flowering and fruiting. The conservation strategy considered germination of seeds, production of plants in incubation chamber, transplantation to pots and pots arranged in a greenhouse.

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