Descriptors for CLOVER:
Category: CHEMICAL
  1. BIOCHANIN A (BIOCHANINA)
    ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF BIOCHANIN A (5-7-DIHYDROXY-4'-METHOXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG OF DRY MATTER.

  2. CYANOGENESIS (HCN)
    PERCENT OF PLANTS THAT WERE CYANOGENIC DETERMINED BY THE PICRIC ACID TEST (J. OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY 34:199-200).

  3. FORMONONETIN (FORMONONET)
    ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF FORMONONETIN (7-HYDROXY-4'METHOXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG OF DRY MATTER.

  4. ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF GENISTEI (GENISTEIN)
    ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF GENISTEIN (5,7,4'-TRIHYDROXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG OF DRY MATTER.

Category: CYTOLOGIC
  1. Chromosome number (CHROMNUM)
    Number of chromosomes.

  2. EMBRYOGENIC CALLUS (EMBRYOCAL)
    THE PERCENT OF PRE-EMBRYOGENIC NODULAR CALLUS

Category: DISEASE
  1. ANTHRACNOSE (ANTHRAC)
    RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE (COLETOTRICHUM)
    Code values.

  2. BLACKPATCH (BLACKPATCH)
    RESISTANCE TO BLACK PATCH (RHIZOCTONIA)
    Code values.

  3. CLOVER YELLOW VEIN VIRUS (CYVV)
    RESISTANCE TO CLOVER YELLOW VEIN VIRUS (1 = RESISTANT, 5 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  4. COMMON LEAF SPOT (LEAFSPOT)
    RESISTANCE TO COMMON LEAFSPOT
    Code values.

  5. CROWN ROT (CROWNROT)
    RESISTANCE TO CROWN ROT (SCLEROTINIA)
    Code values.

  6. Cylindrocladium resistance (CYLINDRO)
    Percent resistance to root rot caused by Cylindrocladium crotalariae of uninoculated control.

  7. FUSARIUM COMPLEX (FUSARIUM)
    RESISTANCE TO FUSARIUM COMPLEX (CROWN AND ROOT ROT)
    Code values.

  8. NORTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (NORANTHRAC)
    RESISTANCE TO NORTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (KABATIELLA)
    Code values.

  9. PSEUDOPEZIZA (PSEUDOPEZ)
    RESISTANCE TO PSEUDOPEZIZA
    Code values.

  10. Powdery Mildew (POWDMILDEW)
    A ratio of the number of plants showing symptoms to the total number of plants in the sample. Format: nn/TT.
    Code values.

  11. Resistance to Aphanomyces (APHAN)
    Resistance to Aphanomyces euteiches. Mean value scored 1.0 (resistant) to 5.0 (susceptible).

  12. SOUTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (SOUANTHRAC)
    RESISTANCE TO SOUTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (COLLETOTUCHUM)
    Code values.

  13. SPRING BLACKSTEM (PHOMA)
    RESISTANCE TO SPRING BLACKSTEM (PHOMA)
    Code values.

  14. SUMMER BLACKSTEM (CERCOSPORA)
    RESISTANCE TO SUMMER BLACKSTEM (CERCOSPORA)
    Code values.

  15. Stemphylium leaf spot (STEMPHYL)
    Resistance to leaf spot (Stemphylium sarcineforme). (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  16. Virus (VIRUS)
    A ratio of the number of plants showing symptoms to the total number of plants in the sample. Format: nn/TT.
    Code values.

Category: GROWTH
  1. Crown width (CROWNWIDTH)
    Visual estimate of most common crown width. Mean value scored 1.0 (wide) to 9.0 (narrow).

  2. FALL PLANT SIZE (FALLPLTSIZ)
    VISUAL ESTIMATE OF MOST COMMON PLANT SIZE IN FALL
    Code values.

  3. GROWTH HABIT (GROWTHHAB)
    GROWTH HABIT (1 = PROSTRATE, 9 = VERY ERECT)

  4. PLANT HEIGHT ON MARCH 15 (PLANTHGT15)
    PLANT HEIGHT IN CENTIMETERS TAKEN ON MARCH 15

  5. PLANT TYPE (PLANTTYPE)
    PLANT TYPE
    Code values.

  6. Plant height (PLANTHGT)
    Plant height in centimeters

  7. Plant width (PLANTWIDTH)
    Plant width in centimeters

  8. REGROWTH (REGROWTH)
    AMOUNT OF VEGETATIVE GROWTH
    Code values.

  9. SUMMER PLANT SIZE (SUMPLTSIZE)
    VISUAL ESTIMATE OF MOST COMMON PLANT SIZE IN SUMMER
    Code values.

  10. Spring plant size (SPRGPLTSIZ)
    Visual estimate of most common plant size in the spring. (1.0 = LARGE, 9.0 = SMALL)

  11. Uniformity (UNIFORMITY)
    Uniformity in growth and development (coded).
    Code values.

  12. Vigor (VIGOR)
    Plant vigor (coded).
    Code values.

Category: INSECT
  1. ALFALFA WEEVIL (ALFWEEVIL)
    PERCENT LEAVES DAMAGED BY THE ALFALFA WEEVIL

  2. APHID COMPLEX (APHID)
    RESISTANCE TO APHID COMPLEX
    Code values.

  3. CLOVER ROOT CURCULIO (ROOTCURC)
    RESISTANCE TO CLOVER ROOT CURCULIO (SITONA)
    Code values.

  4. LESSER CLOVER LEAF WEEVIL (LEAFWEEVIL)
    RESISTANCE TO THE LESSER CLOVER LEAF WEEVIL (HYPERA NIGRIROSTIS)
    Code values.

  5. Leafhopper (LEAFHOPPER)
    Leafhopper susceptibility (coded) (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  6. ROOT BORER (ROOTBORER)
    RESISTANCE TO THE ROOT BORER (HYLASTINUS)
    Code values.

  7. SEED CHALCID (SDCHALCID)
    RESISTANCE TO THE SEED CHALCID (BRUCHOPHAGUS)
    Code values.

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. FMC stems (STEMSFMC)
    FMC stems (coded)
    Code values.

  2. FMC stolons (STOLONSFMC)
    FMC stolons (coded)
    Code values.

  3. Flower color (FLOWERCOL)
    Flower color
    Code values.

  4. LEAF MARKING (LEAFMARK2)
    DEGREE OF LEAF MARKING (1.0 = STRONG, 9.0 = NONE)

  5. Leaf color (LEAFCOLOR)
    Color of leaves (coded)
    Code values.

  6. Leaf size (LEAFSIZE)
    Leaf size (coded) (1 = LARGEST, 9 = SMALL)

  7. Leafiness (LEAFINESS)
    Leafiness (coded) (1 = MOST, 9 = FEW)

  8. Marking of leaves as defined b (LEAFMARK1)
    Leaf marking (coded) (0 = NONE, 1.0 = CIRCULAR, 2.0 = V MARKING)

  9. NODULATION (NODULATION)
    AMOUNT AND QUALITY OF NODULATION
    Code values.

  10. Nodule size (NODULESIZE)
    Size of the nodules measured in mm. Mean value scored 1 (>3mm) to 9 (< 1mm).

  11. Number of heads (HEADS)
    Number of heads (coded)
    Code values.

  12. Number of stems (STEMSNUM)
    Relative number of stems (coded)
    Code values.

  13. Number of stolons (STOLONSNUM)
    Number of stolons (coded)
    Code values.

  14. PUBESCENCE (PUBESCENCE)
    PUBESCENCE
    Code values.

  15. Rhizomatous spread (RHIZSPREAD)
    Amount of rhizomatous spread measured at the end of the first year. Mean value scored 1 (most) to 9 (least).

  16. SEEDS PER HEAD (SEEDSHEAD)
    NUMBER OF SEEDS PER HEAD
    Code values.

  17. STOLON DENSITY (STOLONDEN)
    NUMBER OF STOLONS INTERSECTING AT WITHIN 1 METER

Category: NEMATODE
  1. GRAMINICOLA EGG (GRAMINEGG)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE GRAMINICOLA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  2. GRAMINICOLA GALL (GRAMINGALL)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE GRAMINICOLA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  3. MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA EGG (ARENAREGG)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  4. MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA GALL (ARENARGALL)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  5. MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA EGG (HAPLAEGG)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  6. MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA GALL (HAPLAGALL)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  7. MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA EGG (INCOGEGG)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  8. MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA GALL (INCOGGALL)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  9. MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA EGG (JAVANEGG)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  10. MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA GALL (JAVANGALL)
    RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 = RESISTANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  11. NEMATODE (NEMATODE)
    RESISTANCE TO A COMPLEX OF NEMATODES
    Code values.

Category: PHENOLOGY
  1. DORMANCY (DORMANCY)


  2. Days to flowering (FLOWERDATE)
    Number of days after June 1 to the first flower.

  3. FALL DORMANCY (FALLDORM)
    FALL DORMANCY
    Code values.

  4. Maturity (MATURITY)
    Relative time of maturity (coded).
    Code values.

  5. Maturity (MATURITY2)
    Number of days to flowering from Sept. 15 planting

Category: PRODUCTION
  1. 100 SEED WEIGHT (SEEDWGT)
    WEIGHT OF 100 SEEDS IN GRAMS.

  2. 100 Seed Count (100CNT)
    Count of 100 seeds.
    Observed values.

  3. 100 Seed Weight (100WGT)
    Weight of 100 seeds.
    Observed values.

  4. Fall recovery (FALLRECOV)
    Fall recovery (coded)
    Code values.

  5. Flower production (FLOWERPROD)
    Flower production. Mean value scored 1.0 (most flowers) to 9.0 (no flowers).

  6. HARD SEED AT HARVEST (HARDSEED)
    PERCENT OF HARD SEEDS RECORDED AT HARVEST

  7. PERCENT HARD SEED AFTER 90 DAY (HARDSEED90)
    PERCENT OF HARD SEED AFTER 90 DAYS OF HEAT TREATMENT

  8. SEED PRODUCTION (SEEDPROD)
    SEED PRODUCTION
    Code values.

  9. SEED WEIGHT (SEEDWEIGHT)
    WEIGHT OF 1000 SEEDS IN GRAMS

  10. SEED YIELD (SEEDYIELD)
    SEED YIELD MEASURED IN KG/HA

  11. STAND SURVIVAL (STANDSURV)
    PERCENT OF STAND SURVIVAL

  12. Spring recovery (SPRINGREC)
    Spring recovery (coded)
    Code values.

Category: STRESS
  1. HIGH PH (HIGHPH)
    PLANT RESPONSE TO HIGH SOIL Ph AS MEASURED BY IRON DEFICIENCY. (1.0 = TOLERANT, 5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)

  2. IRON DEFICIENCY (IRONDEF)
    RESISTENCE TO HIGH PH INDUCED IRON DEFICIENCY CHLOROSIS (1.0 = NO CHLOROSIS, 5.O = SEVERE CHLOROSIS)

  3. Winter hardiness (WINTERHARD)
    Winter hardiness (coded)
    Code values.

Category: Uncategorized Descriptors
  1. CORE SUBSET (CORE)
    A flag to indicate the accession is part of the core subset
    Code values.