Descriptors for ALLIUM:
Category: COMMENT
  1. COMMENT (COMMENT1)
    GENERAL COMMENTS ON THE ACCESSION.

  2. COMMENT (COMMENT2)
    GENERAL COMMENTS ON THE DESCRIPTOR.

Category: CYTOLOGIC
  1. BASIC CHROMOSOME NUMBER (CHROMONUM)
    BASIC CHROMOSOME NUMBER (N).

  2. PLOIDY LEVEL (PLOIDYLEVL)
    NORMAL PLOIDY LEVEL (X) OF THE PROPAGATED PLANTS.

Category: DISEASE
  1. FUSARIUM BASAL ROT (FUSBASLROT)
    RESISTANCE TO FUARIUM BASAL ROT (FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM)
    Code values.

  2. PINK ROOT (PINKROOT)
    RESISTANCE TO PINK ROOT (PYREROCHAETA TERRESTRIS)
    Code values.

Category: GROWTH
  1. BULB ROOT VIGOR (BROOTVIGOR)
    RELATIVE DETERMINATION OF ROOT VIGOR AND/OR HEALTH.
    Code values.

  2. PLANT HEIGHT (PLTHEIGHT)
    PLANT HEIGHT IN CENTIMETERS

  3. PLANT UNIFORMITY (UNIFORMITY)
    PLANT UNIFORMITY IN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
    Code values.

  4. PLANT VIGOR (PLANTVIGOR)
    PLANT VIGOR
    Code values.

  5. SEEDLING VIGOR (SDLNGVIGOR)
    SEEDLING VIGOR AT THE 1-2 TRUE LEAF STAGE.
    Code values.

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. ABILITY TO FLOWER (FLRABILITY)
    SIMPLE INDICATION IF ACCESSION INITIATES FLOWERS. DOES NOT IMPLY THAT THE PLANTS PRODUCE SEED.
    Code values.

  2. AMOUNT OF BLOOM (BLOOM)
    AMOUNT OF BLOOM
    Code values.

  3. AMOUNT OF LEAF WAX (LEAFWAX)
    LEVEL OF AMOUNT OF WAX ON LEAVES AT THE FLOWERING STAGE.
    Code values.

  4. ANTHER COLOR (ANTHERCOL)
    COLOR OF THE ANTHERS AT THE OPEN FLOWER STAGE.
    Code values.

  5. BULB CLOVE NUMBER (BLBCLOVNUM)
    THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF CLOVES IN FIVE BULBS.

  6. BULB DEPTH (BULBDEPTH)
    BULB DEPTH IN CENTIMETERS

  7. BULB DIAMETER (BULBDIAM)
    AVG DIAMETER (MM) OF 5-10 MATURE BULBS.

  8. BULB DRY MATTER CONTENT (BLBDRYMAT)
    PERCENT DRY MATTER DETERMINED BY (DRY WT./FRESH WT.)X100.

  9. BULB FIRMNESS (BULBFIRM)
    READING FROM A DUROMETER WITH THE SKINS INTACT. TAKEN AT HARVEST.

  10. BULB FLESH COLOR (BLBFLESCOL)
    FLESH COLOR OF MATURE BULBS.
    Code values.

  11. BULB GROWING CENTERS (BLBGROWCTR)
    AVG. NUMBER OF GROWING CENTERS IN MATURE BULBS.
    Code values.

  12. BULB HEIGHT (BULBHEIGHT)
    AVG. HEIGHT (MM) OF 5-10 MATURE BULBS

  13. BULB NECK DIAMETER (NECKDIAM)
    AVERAGE BULB NECK DIAMETER (MM) OF FIVE OR MORE BULBS.

  14. BULB PUNGENCY (BULBPUNGE)
    PYRUVATE DETERMINATION AS PER SCHWIMMER AND WESTON, 1961, J. AGR. FOOD CHEM. 9:301. IN MICROMOLES/GM (FRESH WT.) TISSUE.

  15. BULB REFRACTIVE INDEX (BLBREFRACT)
    AVG. REFRACTIVE INDEX OF 5-10 MATURE BULBS.

  16. BULB RING THICKNESS (BRINGTHICK)
    AVG. RING THICKNESS (MM) OF THE MIDDLE RING OF MATURE BULBS.

  17. BULB ROOT SIZE (BROOTSIZE)
    CODED DESCRIPTION OF AVG. ROOT DIAMETER.
    Code values.

  18. BULB SHAPE (BULBSHAPE)
    CODED DESCRIPTION OF THE MATURE BULB SHAPE.
    Code values.

  19. BULB SHAPE UNIFORMITY (BLBSHPUNI)
    DETERMINATION OF BULB SHAPE UNIFORMITY WITHIN THE ACCESSION.
    Code values.

  20. BULB SKIN COLOR (BLBSKINCOL)
    SKIN COLOR OF THE MATURE BULBS.
    Code values.

  21. BULB SKIN THICKNESS (BSKINTHICK)
    RELATIVE DETERMINATION OF AVG. BULB SKIN THICKNESS.
    Code values.

  22. FLAVOR STRENGTH (FLVRSTREN)
    BULB OR LEAF FLAVOR STRENGTH AS DETERMINED BY CONSENSUS OF TWO OR MORE TASTERS. COMBINES SWEETNESS AND PUNGENCY INTO ONE TASTE EVALUATION. B=BULB AND L=LEAF.
    Code values.

  23. FLOWER COLOR (FLOWERCOL)
    FLOWER COLOR OF FULLY OPENED FLOWERS.
    Code values.

  24. FLOWERS PER UMBEL (FLWRSUMBEL)
    CODED ESTIMATE OF THE NUMBER OF FLOWERS PER UMBEL AT >50% FLOWERING STAGE
    Code values.

  25. FOLIAGE COLOR (FOLIAGECOL)
    COLOR OF LEAVES AT FLOWERING STAGE.
    Code values.

  26. GENERAL FERTILITY (FERTILITY)
    CODED ESTIMATE OF THE GENERAL FERTILITY OF THE ACCESSION.
    Code values.

  27. INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF LEAF (LEAFSTRUCT)
    DESCRIPTION OF THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THE LEAF CUT MIDWAY UP THE LEAF AND AT THE FLOWERING STAGE.
    Code values.

  28. INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF SCAPE (SCAPESTRUC)
    CODED DESCRIPTION OF THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THE SCAPE.
    Code values.

  29. LEAF CROSS SECTION (LFCROSSSEC)
    DESCRIPTION OF TYPICAL LEAF CROSS SECTION.
    Code values.

  30. LEAF ERECTNESS (LEAFERECT)
    ESTIMATE OF LEAF ERECTNESS AT FLOWERING STAGE.
    Code values.

  31. MATURE CLOVE ARRANGEMENT (CLVARRANGE)
    DESCRIPTION OF HOW CLOVES ARE ARRANGED IN THE MATURE BULB.
    Code values.

  32. MATURE LEAF LENGTH (LEAFLENGTH)
    AVG. LEAF LENGTH (CM) OF 5-10 PLANTS AT THE FLOWERING STAGE.

  33. NECK LENGTH (NECKLENGTH)
    NECK LENGTH IN CENTIMETERS

  34. NUMBER OF BROKEN LEAVES (LEAVESBROK)
    NUMBER OF BROKEN LEAVES
    Code values.

  35. NUMBER OF LEAVES (LEAVESNUM)
    RELATIVE NUMBER OF LEAVES
    Code values.

  36. NUMBER OF LOOSE SCALES (SCALELOOSE)
    RELATIVE NUMBER OF LOOSE SCALES
    Code values.

  37. PRESENCE OF BULBLETS (BLBLETPRES)
    WHETHER THE ACCESSION PRODUCES BULBLETS AT THE MATURE BULB STAGE.
    Code values.

  38. PRESENCE OF TOPSETS (TOPSETS)
    CODED INDICATION OF WHETHER TH ACCESSION PRODUCES TOPSETS (BULBILS) OR NOT, REGARDLESS OF SEED PRODUCING ABILITY.
    Code values.

  39. SCAPE DIAMETER (SCAPEDIAM)
    AVG. DIAMETER (MM) OF THE SCAPE TAKEN FROM 5-10 FLOWERING PLANTS AT MID-SCAPE OR DIRECTLY ABOVE SWELLING, IF PRESENT.

  40. SCAPE LENGTH (SCAPELNGTH)
    AVG. LENGTH (CM) OF THE SCAPE OF 5-10 FLOWERING PLANTS.

  41. SCAPE MORPHOLOGY (SCAPEMORPH)
    INDICATION OF CURVATURE OF THE SCAPE COMMON WITHIN THE ACCESSION. TAKEN AFTER SCAPE HAS FULLY ELONGATED.
    Code values.

  42. SCAPE WAX (SCAPEWAX)
    VISUAL DETERMINATION OF CUTINOUS LAYER ON THE SCAPE WHEN FLOWERING.
    Code values.

  43. SEED COLOR (SEEDCOLOR)
    VISUAL DETERMINATION OF THE SEED COAT COLOR.
    Code values.

  44. SEED SIZE (SEEDSIZE)
    AVG. SEED SIZE (MG/100 SEED).

  45. SEEDSTEMS PER PLANT (SEEDSTEMS)
    AVG. NUMBER OF SEED STEMS PER PLANT FROM 5-10 PLANTS AT > 50% FLOWERING STAGE FOR THE ACCESSION.
    Code values.

  46. UMBEL DIAMETER (UMBELDIAM)
    AVG. DIAMETER (CM) OF 5-10 UMBELS AT THE FULL FLOWER STAGE.

Category: PHENOLOGY
  1. DAY LENGTH REQUIREMENT FOR BUL (DAYLENGTH)
    RELATIVE DETERMINATION OF PHOTOPERIOD DEPENDANCY.
    Code values.

  2. DAY OF FIRST FLOWER (FIRSTFLOW)
    ACTUAL DAY (JULIAN DATE) OF FIRST FLOWER.

  3. DAY OF LAST FLOWER (LASTFLOWER)
    ACTUAL DAY (JULIAN DATE) OF LAST FLOWER.

  4. DAYS TO MATURITY (DAYSMATUR)
    NUMBER OF DAYS FROM PLANTING TO MATURITY

  5. MATURITY (MATURITY)
    RELATIVE TIME TO MATURITY
    Code values.

Category: PRODUCTION
  1. BULB STORAGE LIFE (BSTORELIFE)
    GENERAL DETERMINATION OF BULB STORAGE LIFE UNDER COOL STORAGE CONDITIONS.
    Code values.

  2. COMMAN NAME FOR THE SPECIES (COMMONNAME)
    NAME COMONLY USED FOR THE SPECIES (i.e. A. SCHOENOPRASUM ARE COMMONLY CHIVES.
    Code values.

  3. LIFE SPAN (LIFESPAN)
    TYPICAL LIFE SPAN OF THE ACCESSION.
    Code values.

  4. MODE OF REPRODUCTION (REPROMODE)
    PREDOMINANT MODE OF REPRODUCTION FOR THE ACCESSION.
    Code values.

  5. NATURE OF STORAGE ORGAN (STRGEORGAN)
    CODED DESCRIPTION OF THE NATURAL STORAGE ORGAN.
    Code values.

  6. SEED PRODUCTION CAPABILITY (SDPRODUCTN)
    RANGED ESTIMATE OF THE ABILITY OF THE ACCESSION TO PRODUCE VIABLE SEED AT THE LOCATION GROWN.
    Code values.