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SOLANO, Jaime; ANABALON, Leonardo y HAUENSTEIN, Enrique. Experience of Conservation ex-situ of Solanum fernandezianum (Solanaceae). Gayana Bot. [online]. 2011, vol.68, n.1, pp. 102-105. ISSN 0717-6643. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-66432011000100011.
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°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.