Descriptors for PEA:
Category: AGRONOMIC
  1. Length of flowering (days) (LENFLOW)
    Number of days from flowering date (when 50% of plants have started to flower) to end of flowering date (when 95% of plants have ended flowering)
    Observed values.

  2. Lodging resistance (LODGINGRES)

    Code values.

Category: DISEASE
  1. Ascochyta Blight (ASCOCHYTA)
    Percent damage caused by ascochyta. Maturity ratings: 0=still flowering, 1=flat pods; 2=semi-mature pods, 3=mature botto pods, 4=mature, 5=completely mature pods

  2. Common Pea Root Rot (ROOTROT)
    Percent damage to plants caused by common pea root rot (Aphanomyces euteiches).

  3. Fusarium Root Rot (FUSROOTROT)
    Resistance to Fusarium Root Rot caused by Fusarium solani f. sp. pisi
    Code values.

  4. Fusarium Wilt Race 1 (FUSWILT1)
    Resistance to Race 1 of Fusarium Wilt
    Code values.

  5. Fusarium Wilt Race 2 (FUSWILT2)
    Percent resistant plants to Fusarium oxysporium f.sp. pisi race 2. Data was recorded 3-5 weeks after inoculation.

  6. Special Use (SPECIALUSE)
    Special use of the accessions (e.g. disease differentials)

Category: GROWTH
  1. Final Plant Height (HEIGHT)
    Plant height of a typical plant in centimeters from the ground to tip at maturity.
    Observed values.

  2. GROWTH HABIT (HABIT)
    GROWTH HABIT (WINTER, FACULTATIVE, OR SPRING).
    Code values.

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. Cotyledon Color (COTYLCOLOR)
    Cotyledon color, should be evaluated from unweathered, unbleached pods.
    Code values.

  2. Days to flower (DAYFLOWER)
    Number of days from seeding to when 50% of plants have started to flower
    Observed values.

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

  4. Flowers per Peduncle (FLOWPEDUNC)
    Number of flowers per raceme (peduncle) (Number of flowers per peduncle on 10 representative plants at the main flowering period)
    Observed values.

  5. Funiculus presence (FUNICULUS)
    VISUAL MEASURE OF SPIKE DENSITY.
    Code values.

  6. HEIGHT TO LOWEST POD (HGTLOWPOD)
    ESTIMATE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT ABOVE GROUND OF THE LOWEST POD ON UNLODGED PLANTS AT HARVEST (IN CM.)
    Observed values.

  7. Hilum Color (HILUMCOLOR)
    Hilum color
    Code values.

  8. Leaf Anthocyanins (pigments at leaf base) (LEAFPETANT)
    Leaf Anthocyanins (pigments at leaf base)
    Code values.

  9. Leaflet Morphology (LEAFLETMOR)
    Leaflet morphology
    Code values.

  10. Node Number (NODES)
    Number of nodes on the main stem that have pods.

  11. Node Number to First Flower (NODEFLOWER)
    A count from the second trifid bract as one, up to and including the first flowering node when 50% of the plants in a planting are flowering. Expressed as an average of five randomly chosen plants (in integers).

  12. PODS PER PEDUNCLE (PODSPED)
    Number of pods per raceme (peduncle) (Number of pods per peduncle on 10 representative plants)
    Observed values.

  13. Parchment layer (PARCHLAYER)
    VISUAL MEASURE OF SPIKE DENSITY.
    Code values.

  14. Pattern of the seed (SDPATTERN)
    Pattern of the seed color distribution
    Code values.

  15. Pod Apex (PODAPEX)
    Pod apex measured at flat pod stage.
    Code values.

  16. Pod Color (PODCOLOR)
    Pod color, taken at first reproductive node at full pod stage.
    Code values.

  17. Pod Length (PODLENGTH)
    Average length of pods from first reproductive node of five different plants at full pod stage recorded in centimeters. Expressed to one decimal place.

  18. Pod Shape (PODSHAPE)
    Pod shape measured at flat pod stage.
    Code values.

  19. Pod Type (PODTYPE)
    Pod type taken at full pod stage on first reproductive node.
    Code values.

  20. Pod Width (PODWIDTH)
    Average width of pods from first reproductive node of five different largest pods (each from a different plant) measured at full pod stage recorded in centimeters. Expressed to one decimal place.

  21. Pod pigmentation (PODPIGMENT)
    POD PIGMENTATION SCORED AT OR NEAR MATURITY
    Code values.

  22. SEED SHAPE (SEEDSHAPE)
    GENERAL SHAPE OF SEED.
    Code values.

  23. Seed Surface (SEEDSURF)
    Seed surface
    Code values.

  24. Seed pattern color (SDPATCOLOR)
    Color of the seed pattern
    Code values.

  25. Seedcoat Color (SDCOATCOL)
    Seedcoat color
    Code values.

  26. Seeds Per Pod (SEEDSPOD)
    Fully develops on first reproductive node. Average number of seeds from five longest pods, each from five different plants. Expressed to one decimal place.
    Observed values.

  27. Stem Fasciation (STEMFASC)
    Stem fasciation
    Code values.

  28. Stipules (STIPULES)
    Stipules
    Code values.

Category: NEMATODE
  1. Cyst Nematode Leaf Symptoms (NEMATODELF)
    Resistance to the Pea Cyst Nematode (Heterodera goettingiana) - leaf rating.
    Code values.

  2. Cyst Nematode Root Symptoms (NEMATODERT)
    Resistance to the Pea Cyst Nematode (Heterodera goettingiana) - Root rating.
    Code values.

Category: PHENOLOGY
  1. Days to first bloom (BLOOMDAY)
    Day of the year when flowering begins.

  2. Days to maturity (DAYSMATURE)
    Number of days from seeding to when 95% of pods have reached final color and dryness
    Observed values.

  3. EMERGENCE, DAYS TO (EMERGNCDAY)
    DAYS TO EMERGENCE
    Observed values.

  4. Pod days to maturity. (PDMAT)
    Number of days from seeding to when 95% of pods have reached final color and dryness.

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

  2. Hundred Seed Weight (100SEEDWGT)
    Weight of 100 seeds in grams measured at seed moisture equal to or less than 12% (in integers).
    Observed values.

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