Solanum tuberosum

The word potato may refer either to the plant itself or to the edible tuber. In the Andes, where the species is indigenous, some other closely related species are cultivated. Potatoes were introduced to Europe in the second half of the . Слово картофель произошло от нем.

Kartoffel, которое, в свою очередь, произошло от итал.

Solanum tuberosum subsp. AD) fide Hawkes in Proc. See the Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project. Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

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Its ability to store large amounts of starch in underground tubers makes it an excellent, energy rich food. However its susceptibility to potato blight . Rike, Planteriket (Plantae). Uekte gruppe, Karplanter (Tracheophytes). Overrekke , Frøplanter (Spermatophyte).

Rekke, Dekkfrøete blomsterplanter (Magnoliophyta ). Underklasse, Tofrøblader (Magnoliidae). Expert: Sandra Knapp, Ph. Notes: Merit Researcher, Botany Department, Natural History Museum, London. CHARACTERISTICS: Snowden is a full season variety with a vigorous and full vine growth.

Click to view larger image. Northern Nut Growers Association. Ingestion of green potatoes or potato sprouts can cause various symptoms which can be severe in some cases.

Potato is mainly used as a staple food but . Tincture of the berries. Editor: Hodaka Fujii, Osaka University, JAPAN.

Related-species predicted proteins were aligned to . Antioxidant activity of potato compared with that of broccoli, onion, carrot and bell peppers was higher than all except broccoli. Patatin appeared to be the major water-soluble compound that showed antioxidant activity. The activity varied among potato cultivars, but was not related to flesh color or total phenolics .