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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Tomato Collection
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B. Garman harvesting tomatoes

Solanum are members of the Solanaceae family. There are many species associated with the genus; lycopersicum (tomato) and pimpinellifolium (currant tomato) being the most common.  Tomatoes are annuals and will produce seed in one growing season.  This is the largest collection for the Plant Genetic Resources Unit's Seed Crops division with more than 5,000 accessions!

 

 

Species
Number of Accessions
S. cheesmaniae
7
S. cheesmaniae f. minor
5
S. chilense
1
S. chmielewskii
1
S. esculentum
4,883
S. esculentum var. cerasiforme
267
S. esculentum var. esculentum
31
S. glandulosum
12
S. hirsutum
39
S. hirsutum f. glabratum
21
Solanum hybrid
158
S. parviflorum
6
S. pennellii
10
S. peruvianum
124
S. peruvianum var. humifusum
2
S. pimpinellifolium
230
Solanum species
13

Tomato Crop Germplasm Report

PGRU Tomato Crop Germplasm Committee Report

Last Modified: 2/23/2011
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