Experience of Conservation ex-situ of Solanum fernandezianum (Solanaceae)
- Solano Solís, Jaime - Anabalon, Leonardo - Hauenstein Barra, Enrique
- Datos de publicación:
- GAYANA BOTANICA,Vol.68,102-105,2011
- Migración Web of Science 
- 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.