Descriptors for BRASSICA:
Category: AGRONOMIC
  1. Lodging severity (LS)
    Scale: 1=plants erect; 5=plants flat on ground. Determined at physiological maturity
    Observed values.

Category: CHEMICAL
  1. (Gluco)sinalbin (HOBE)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  2. 4-hydroxyglucobrassicin (HOI)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  3. Arachidic acid (C20:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  4. Behenic acid (C22:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  5. Docosadienoic acid (C22:2)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  6. Docosatrienoic acid (C22:3)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  7. Eicosadienoic acid (C20:2)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  8. Eicosatrienoic acid (C20:3)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  9. Erucic acid (C22:1)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  10. Glucoberteroin (MTP)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  11. Glucobrassicanapin (PENT)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  12. Glucobrassicin (IND)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  13. Glucodehydroerucin/Glucoraphasatin (MTB2)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  14. Glucoerucin (MTB)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  15. Glucoibervirin (MTA)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  16. Gluconapin (BUT)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  17. Gluconapoleiferin (HOPE)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  18. Gluconasturtiin (PHEN)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  19. Glucoraphanin (MSB)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  20. Glucoraphenin (MSB2)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  21. Glucotropaeolin (BENZ)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis

  22. Gondoic acid (C20:1)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  23. Lauric acid (C12:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  24. Lignoceric acid (C24:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  25. Mucilage viscosity (MUC)
    Viscosity of mucilage released from seed in Centistokes (cS) x ml/g seed
    Observed values.

  26. Myristic acid (C14:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  27. Nervonic acid (C24:1)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  28. Oil content (OIL)
    Percent of whole seed on a dry weight basis
    Observed values.

  29. Oleic acid (C18:1)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  30. Other fatty acids (OFA)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  31. Other glucosinolates (OGLU)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  32. Palmitic acid (C16:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  33. Palmitoleic acid (C16:1)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  34. Progoitrin/Epiprogoitrin (HOBU)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  35. Protein content (PRO)
    Percent of whole seed on a dry weight basis
    Observed values.

  36. Sinigrin (ALL)
    ?moles/gram whole seed at 8.5% moisture basis
    Observed values.

  37. Stearic acid (C18:0)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  38. a-Linoleic acid (C18:2)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

  39. a-Linolenic acid (C18:3)
    Percent by weight of total fatty acids present in seed
    Observed values.

Category: DISEASE
  1. Blackleg severity (BS)
    Scale: 0=no diseased tissue in cross-section of basal stem; 5=100% diseased tissue in cross-section of basal stem. Determined at physiological maturity

  2. DISEASE RATING (DISEASE)
    DISEASE RATING
    Code values.

Category: GROWTH
  1. GROWTH HABIT (HABIT)
    GROWTH HABIT (WINTER, SPRING, OR FACULTATIVE).
    Code values.

  2. Height (HT)
    Height in centimetres of plants at physiological maturity
    Observed values.

  3. PLANT SIZE (PLANTSIZE)
    PLANT STATURE
    Code values.

  4. Plant Height (PLANTHGT)
    Plant height measured in centimeters.
    Observed values.

  5. UNIFORMITY (UNIFORMITY)
    UNIFORMITY IN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
    Code values.

Category: INSECT
  1. INSECT RATING (INSECT)
    INSECT RATING
    Code values.

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. BROWNING (BROWNING)
    INTERNAL BROWNING
    Code values.

  2. Beak Length in Millimeters (BEAKLENGTH)
    Beak length in millimeters.

  3. CURD COLOR (CURDCOLOR)
    CURD COLOR
    Code values.

  4. CURD COMPACTNESS (CURDCOMP)
    CURD COMPACTNESS
    Code values.

  5. CURD DEPTH (CURDDEPTH)
    CURD DEPTH MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS

  6. CURD PROTECTION (CURDPROT)
    CURD PROTECTION
    Code values.

  7. CURD QUALITY (CURDQUAL)
    CURD QUALITY
    Code values.

  8. CURD WIDTH (CURDWIDTH)
    CURD WIDTH MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS

  9. DEFOLIATION (DEFOLIATE)
    EASE OF DEFOLIATION
    Code values.

  10. Flower Color (FLOWERCOL)
    Color of inflorescence (based on R. H. S. colour chart).
    Code values.

  11. LEAF BLOOM (LEAFBLOOM)
    AMOUNT OF LEAF BLOOM
    Code values.

  12. Locules Per Silique (SILIQUELOC)
    Number of locules per silique.

  13. NUMBER OF SPROUTS (SPROUTNUM)
    NUMBER OF MARKETABLE SPROUTS PER PLANT
    Code values.

  14. SPROUT COLOR (SPROUTCOL)
    SPROUT COLOR
    Code values.

  15. SPROUT FIRMNESS (SPROUTFIRM)
    SPROUT FIRMNESS
    Code values.

  16. SPROUT REMOVAL (SPROUTREM)
    EASE OF SPROUT REMOVAL
    Code values.

  17. STALK LENGTH (STALKLGTH)
    LENGTH OF STALK
    Code values.

  18. Seed Color (SEEDCOLOR)
    Primary seed coat color (based on R. H. S. colour chart).
    Code values.

  19. Seeds Per Silique (SILIQUESD)
    Number of seeds per silique.

  20. Silique Attitude (SILIQUEATT)
    Silique attitude.
    Code values.

  21. Silique Length in Centimeters (SILIQUELGT)
    Silique length in centimeters.

  22. Silique Width in Millimeters (SILIQUEWID)
    Silique width in millimeters.

Category: PHENOLOGY
  1. Date of Harvest (HARVESTDAT)
    Days to harvest do not take into account if flowering date is based on day length.

  2. Days to flower (DTF)
    Number of days from date of seeding to approximately 20% of the plants in a plot with open flowers
    Observed values.

  3. Days to maturity (DTM)
    Number of days from date of seeding to physiological maturity
    Observed values.

  4. First Flower Date (FLWRDATE1)
    Date of first flowering.

  5. Last Flower Date (FLWRDAT3)
    Date of last flowering.

  6. MATURITY (MATURITY)
    RELATIVE TIME OF MATURITY
    Code values.

  7. Middle Flower Date (FLWRDATE2)
    Date of 50% of flowering.

Category: PRODUCTION
  1. 100 Seed Weight (100SEEDWGT)
    Weight of 100 seeds.

  2. 1000 Seed Weight (1000SEEDWT)
    Weight of 1000 seeds.

  3. Fruit weight (FW)
    Weight in grams of 1000 fruits
    Observed values.

  4. SPROUT WEIGHT (SPROUTWGT)
    WEIGHT OF 50 MARKETABLE SPROUTS MEASURED IN GRAMS

  5. SUBSET (SUBSET)
    SUBSET OF BRASSICA (E.G. CAULIFLOWER, BROCCOLI)

  6. Seed weight (SW)
    Weight in grams of 1000 seeds
    Observed values.