Descriptors for OAT:
Category: AGRONOMIC
  1. Bushel (BUSHEL)

    Code values.

  2. Drought Tolerance (DROUGHTTOL)

    Code values.

  3. Grain Yield (GRAINYIELD)

    Code values.

  4. Groat Yield (GROATYIELD)

    Code values.

  5. Maturity (MATURITY)

    Code values.

  6. Oat Type (OATTYPE)

    Code values.

  7. Sensitivity to Daylight (SENSITIVIT)

    Code values.

  8. Sprouting Tendency (SPROUTINGT)

    Code values.

Category: CHEMICAL
  1. OIL AND LIPIDS PERCENT (LIPID)
    PERCENT OIL AND LIPIDS FOR THE ACCESSION.
    Observed values.

  2. PERCENT BETA GLUCAN (BETAGLUCAN)
    BETA GLUCAN CONCENTRATION IN A SAMPLE OF GROATS CORRECTED TO A STANDARD MOISTURE LEVEL (DRY WEIGHT BASIS). EXPRESSED IN PERCENT BETA GLUCAN.
    Observed values.

  3. PROTEIN PERCENTAGE (PROTEIN)
    PROTEIN CONCENTRATION IN A SAMPLE OF GROATS CORRECTED TO A STANDARD MOISTURE LEVEL (DRY WEIGHT BASIS). EXPRESSED IN PERCENT PROTEIN.
    Observed values.

Category: CHEMICAL R
  1. Fungicide (Specify Chemical) (FUNGICIDES)

    Code values.

  2. Herbicide (Specify Chemical) (HERBICIDES)

    Code values.

Category: CYTOLOGIC
  1. CHROMOSOME NUMBER (PLOIDY)
    LABORATORY DETERMINATION OF SPECIMEN CHROMOSOME COUNT.
    Observed values.

Category: DISEASE
  1. BARLEY YELLOW DWARF VIRUS (BYDV)
    REACTION TO BARLEY YELLOW DWARF VIRUS.
    Code values.

  2. CROWN RUST REACTION (CROWNRUST)
    RESISTANCE TO CROWN RUST (Puccinia coronata). CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  3. CROWN RUST REACTION, RACE SPECIFIC (CRUSTREACT)
    REACTION TO CROWN RUST (Puccinia coronata) INFECTION.
    Code values.

  4. CROWN RUST SEVERITY (CRUSTSEV)
    PERCENT SEVERITY OF CROWN RUST (Puccinia coronata) INFECTION.
    Observed values.

  5. Covered and loose smut (SMUT)
    Amount of smut (combination of covered smut - Ustilago kolleri and loose smut - Ustilago avenae) expressed as a percent of the susceptible check.
    Observed values.

  6. HELMINTHOSPORIUM AVENAE (HELMINTH)
    RESISTANCE TO Helminthosporium avenae. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  7. POWDERY MILDEW (POWDERYMIL)
    RESISTANCE TO POWDERY MILDEW (Erysiphe graminis avenae). CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  8. SEPTORIA LEAF (SEPTLEAF)
    RESISTANCE TO SEPTORIA (Septoria avenae) INFECTING THE LEAVES. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  9. SEPTORIA STEM (SEPTSTEM)
    RESISTANCE TO SEPTORIA (Septoria spp.) INFECTING THE STEMS. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  10. SMUT REACTION (COVERSMUT)
    RESISTANCE TO COVERED SMUT (Ustilago kolleri). CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  11. STEM RUST PUCCINIAGRAMINISNA67 (STEMRUSTNA)
    REACTION TO PUCCINIA GRAMINIS NA67 IN THE ADULT GROWTH STAGE IN THE FIELD.
    Code values.

  12. STEM RUST REACTION (STEMRUST)
    RESISTANCE TO STEM RUST (Puccinia graminis avenae). CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

Category: DISEASE RE
  1. Anthracnose (ANTHRACNOS)

    Code values.

  2. Bacterial Stripe Blight (BACTERIALS)

    Code values.

  3. Blast (BLAST)

    Code values.

  4. Fusarium Blight (FUSARIUMBL)

    Code values.

  5. Gray Speck (GRAYSPECK)

    Code values.

  6. Halo Blight (HALOBLIGHT)

    Code values.

  7. Helminthosporium Leaf Blotch (HELMINTHOS)

    Code values.

  8. Scolecotrichum Leaf Blotch (SCOLECOTRI)

    Code values.

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

  2. PLANT HEIGHT (PLANTHT)
    HEIGHT OF THE OAT PLANT FROM GROUND TO TOP OF PANICLE AT MATURITY, EXCLUDING AWNS. MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS.
    Observed values.

  3. SEASONALITY (SEASON)
    SEASONALITY
    Code values.

Category: INSECT
  1. CEREAL LEAF BEETLE (LEAFBEETLE)
    RESISTANCE TO CEREAL LEAF BEETLE (Oulema melanopus). CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  2. Cereal Leaf Beetle (CEREALLB)
    Reaction to Cereal Leaf Beetle (Oulema melanopus), based on larval feeding damage.
    Code values.

  3. GREENBUG (GREENBUG)
    REACTION TO (Schizaphis graminus), EXPRESSED AS A PERCENT OF THE RESISTANT CHECK, ANDREW.
    Observed values.

Category: INSECT REA
  1. Aphids (APHIDS)

    Code values.

  2. Armyworm (ARMYWORM)

    Code values.

  3. Grasshopper (GRASSHOPPE)

    Code values.

  4. Nematode (NEMATODE)

    Code values.

Category: MORP
  1. AWN TYPE (AWNTYPE)
    Dorsal awn type ( first floret )
    Observed values.

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. AWN FREQUENCY (AWNFREQ)
    VISUAL OBSERVATION OF AWN FREQUENCY. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  2. AWN INSERTION POSITION (AWNPOSTION)
    AWN INSERTION POSITION
    Code values.

  3. Attitude of Panicle (PANICLEATT)
    Erectness of branches
    Code values.

  4. Awn Color (AWNCOLOR)

    Code values.

  5. FLORET SCAR HAIRINESS (FLORETHAIR)
    FLORET SCAR HAIRINESS
    Code values.

  6. FLORET SCAR SHAPE (FLORETSHAP)
    FLORET SCAR SHAPE
    Code values.

  7. Fluorescence of Seeds (FLUORESCEN)

    Code values.

  8. GLUME LENGTH (GLUMLENGTH)
    GLUME LENGTH IN MM

  9. GLUME RELAVTIVE LENGTH (GLUMRELLEN)
    GLUME RELATIVE LENGTH

  10. GROWTH HABIT, JUVENILE (GROWHABJUV)
    JUVENIL GROWTH HABIT
    Code values.

  11. HULL CHARACTERISTIC (HULL)
    CHRARCTERISTIC OF THE THRESHED GRAIN - COVERED OR HULLESS. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  12. LEAF BLADE MARGIN HAIRINESS (LEAFBDHAIR)
    LEAF BLADE MARGIN HAIRINESS
    Observed values.

  13. LEAF LENGTH (LEAFLENGTH)
    AVERAGE LENGTH OF LEAVES. MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS.
    Observed values.

  14. LEAF SHEATH HAIRINESS (LEAFSHHAIR)
    LEAF SHEATH HAIRINESS
    Observed values.

  15. LEAF WIDTH (LEAFWIDTH)
    AVERAGE WIDTH OF LEAVES. MEASURED IN MILLIMETERS
    Observed values.

  16. LEMMA COLOR (LEMMACOLOR)
    COLOR OF THE LEMMA ON HEALTHY PLANTS AT MATURITY. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  17. LEMMA HAIRINESS (LEMMAHAIR)
    LEMMAS SHEATH HAIRINESS
    Observed values.

  18. LEMMA LENGTH (LEMMLENGTH)
    LEMMA LENGTH IN mm.
    Observed values.

  19. LEMMA TIP LATERAL TEETH (LEMTIPTEE)
    LEMMA TIP LATERAL TEETH
    Code values.

  20. LEMMA TIP SHAPE (LEMTIPSHP)
    LEMMA TIP SHAPE
    Code values.

  21. LIGULA (LIGULA)
    LIGULA
    Observed values.

  22. Lemma Awns (LEMMAAWNS)

    Code values.

  23. Number of Tillers (NUMBEROFTI)

    Code values.

  24. PANICLE DENSITY (PANICLEDEN)
    VISUAL MEASURE OF THE PANICLE DENISTY. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  25. PANICLE LENGTH (PANICLELEN)
    AVERAGE LENGTH OF 3 MATURE PANICLES MEASURED FROM THE LOWEST PANICLE NODE TO THE TIP OF THE APICAL SPIKE. MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS.
    Observed values.

  26. PANICLE TYPE (PANICLETYP)
    CHARACTERISTIC OF MATURE PANICLE.
    Code values.

  27. PANICLES PER ROW (PANICLEROW)
    NUMBER OF PANICLES PER ROW

  28. RED OAT (REDOAT)
    AN ACCESSION PREVIOUSLY CLASSIFIED AS AVENA BYZANTINA VAR. ANOPLA
    Code values.

  29. SEEDS PER SPIKELET (KERNELSPIK)
    SEEDS PER SPIKELET
    Observed values.

  30. SHATTERING (SHATTERING)
    THE AMOUNT OF SHATTERING OF SEED FROM THE PANICLE AT MATURITY.
    Code values.

  31. SPIKELET DISARTICULATION (SPIKDISART)

    Observed values.

  32. SPIKELETS PER PANICLE (SPIKPANICL)
    AVERAGE NUMBER OF SPIKLETS PER PANICLE BASED ON A COUNT OF 5 MATURE PANICLES.
    Observed values.

  33. STEM NODE HAIRINESS (STEMNDHAIR)
    STEM NODE HAIRINESS
    Observed values.

  34. STRAW BREAKAGE (STRAWBREAK)
    STRAW BREAKAGE. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  35. STRAW COLOR (STRAWCOLOR)
    COLOR OF STRAW OF HEALTHY PLANTS AT MATURITY. CODED 1 to 9.
    Code values.

  36. STRAW LODGING (LODGING)
    ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF STRAW LODGING.
    Code values.

  37. Spikelet Separation (SPIKELETSE)

    Code values.

  38. Spikelet disarticulation (SPIKEDISAR)
    The method seeds are dispersed from the panicle
    Code values.

  39. TIP-AWN LEMMA RATIO (AWNTIPLEM)
    RATIO OF TIP-AWN TO LEMMA
    Code values.

  40. TIP-AWN LENGTH (AWNTIPLEN)
    TIP-AWN LENGTH
    Code values.

Category: PHENOLOGY
  1. DATE OF SOWING (SOWDATE)
    NUMBER OF DAYS FROM JANUARY 1
    Observed values.

  2. DAYS TO ANTHESIS (DAYSANTHES)
    NUMBER OF DAYS FROM JANUARY 1 WHEN 50% OF THE PANICLES ARE FULLY EXSERTED FROM THE BOOT.
    Observed values.

  3. Days to maturity (DAYSMATURE)
    Days to maturity
    Code values.

  4. EMERGENCE, DAYS TO (EMERGNCDAY)
    DAYS TO EMERGENCE
    Code values.

Category: PRODUCTION
  1. BUNDLE WEIGHT (BUNDLEWT)
    BUNDLE WEIGHT IN POUNDS PER PLOT.
    Observed values.

  2. GROAT PERCENT (GROAT)
    GROAT CONTENT EXPRESSED IN PERCENT OF SAMPLE USED TO DETERMINE 1000-KERNEL WEIGHT.

  3. KERNAL WEIGHT (KERNELWT)
    WEIGHT OF 250 RANDOMLY SELECTED KERNELS OBTAINED FROM THE SEED WEIGHED FOR GRAIN YIELD. MEASURED IN GRAMS X 4.
    Observed values.

  4. TEST WEIGHT (TESTWEIGHT)
    TEST WEIGHT OF GRAINS IN POUNDS / BUSHEL.
    Observed values.

  5. WEIGHT PER VOLUME (WEIGHTVOL)
    STANDARD USDA GRAIN GRADING TECHNIQUES WILL BE USED TO DETERMINE THE SEED WEIGHT PER VOLUME (TEST WEIGHT). MEASURED IN GRAMS PER HECTOLITER.

  6. YIELD (YIELD)
    WEIGHT OF GRAIN IN GRAMS PER NON-REPLICATED THREE METER ROW.
    Observed values.

Category: QUALITY
  1. HULL PERCENT (HULLPERCNT)
    HULL PERCENT OF KERNAL WEIGHT IN gm.

  2. Oil Content (OILCONTENT)

    Code values.

Category: STRESS
  1. WINTER SURVIVAL (WINTERSURV)
    PERCENT OF PLANTS IN A ROW THAT SURVIVE THE WINTER WITH ENOUGH VIGOR TO PRODUCE A NORMAL YIELD. IDEALLY THE RATINGS SHOULD BE BASED ON PERFORMANCE OVER A NUMBER OF YEARS.