Solanum tuberosum


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Noun1.Solanum tuberosum - annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubersSolanum tuberosum - annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, tater, white potato - an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
genus Solanum, Solanum - type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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A significant association between Liriomyza huidobrensis leafminers and Alternaria solani fungus is reported here for the first time in a commercial potato (Solanum tuberosum) field in Brazil.
The Irish potato (Solanum tuberosum) is the second most important food crop in Kenya, after maize.
Estimation of Genetic Variation and relationship in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) cultivars using AFLP markers.
[3.] Hancock RD, Morris WL, Ducreux LJM, Morris JA, Usman M, Verrall SR, Fuller J, Simpson R, Zhang CG, Hedley PE and MA TaylorPhysiological, biochemical and molecular responses of the potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plant to moderately elevated temperature.