CHICKPEA		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Contains data on Cicer (Chickpea) accessions.  Contact Dr.
Axel Diederichsen (306)956-2893, fax (306)956-7246
diederichsen@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: ARRES     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Level of resistance to chickpea blight caused by Ascochyta
rabiei. The last two digits are the reference code for the
researcher who conducted the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
5             Resistant


Descriptor: ASCOCHYTA     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Resistance to Ascochyta Blight


Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             HIGHLY RESISTANT, NO LESIONS OR SIGNS OF DISEASE VISIBLE
1             RESISTANT, LESIONS VISIBLE BUT MUST LOOK CLOSLEY AT THE
              PLANT TO SEE THEM
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT, A FEW LESIONS EASILY VISIBLE
3             HIGHLY TOLERANT, MANY LESIONS VISIBLE BUT LESIONS HAVE NOT
              CAUSED IRREPARABLE DAMAGE.
4             TOLERANT, LARGE LESIONS ON STEMS OR LEAVES, SOME LEAF AND
              STEM GIRDLING, BUT PLANT WILL NOT DIE
5             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE, MANY LARGE LESIONS ON STEMS AND
              1
5             LEAVES, MODERATE STEM AND LEAF GIRDLING, PLANT PROBABLY
              WILL NOT DIE
6             SUSCEPTIBLE, MANY LARGE LESIONS ON STEMS AND LEAVES, STEM
              1
6             AND LEAF GIRDLING COMMON, PLANT MAY OR MAY NOT DIE BUT
              WILL PRODUCE SEED
7             HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE, LARGE LESIONS ON STEMS AND LEAVES
              1
7             COMMON, STEM AND LEAF GIRDLING COMMON, PLANT WILL PROBABLY
              DIE BUT WILL PRODUCE A FEW SEED
8             HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE, INFECTION SEVERITY SUCH THAT PLANT
              WILL DIE, BUT MAY PRODUCE A FEW SEED
9             DEAD PLANT, NO SEED PRODUCED


Descriptor: BRANCH     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Average number of primary branches on 3 to 4 plants.  The
value of 5 is for 5 or more primary branches.


Descriptor: CORE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A flag to indicate the accession is part of the core subset

Code          Definition
----          ----------
Y             YES, ACCESSION IS PART OF THE CORE


Descriptor: CTOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Evaluation of tolerance to cold stress in response to an
over wintering condition.  Applicable to winter hardiness.
2nd two numbers are the reference code for the researcher.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
5             Tolerant


Descriptor: DFLR     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Actual number of days from seed sowing to first flower.


Descriptor: DORES     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Level of resistance to preemergence damping-off caused by
Pythium ultimum or other spp. The last two digits are the
reference code for the reseachers who did the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
5             Resistant


Descriptor: DTOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Evaluation for drought tolerance during the growing
period. The second two numbers are the referance code for
the researcher who conducted the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
5             Tolerant


Descriptor: FLCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Flower color just after opening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
BU            Blue
LA            Lavender
MX            Mix
PI            Pink
PU            Purple
WH            White


Descriptor: FLCON     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Concentration of flowers taken at 50% flowering.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Sparce
2             (1 = SPARCE,  5 = DENSE)
3             Medium
4             (1 = SPARCE,  5 = DENSE)
5             Dense


Descriptor: FTOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Evaluation of tolerance to frost at the pre-flowering
stage. The second two numbers are the reference code for
the researcher who conducted the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
5             Tolerant


Descriptor: HAB     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Growth habit of plants recorded at podding stage.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
E             Erect
S             Spreading
SE            Semi-erect
SS            Semi-spreading
VE            Very erect


Descriptor: HTOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Evaluation of tolerance to heat at the pre-flowering and
flowering stage.  The second two numbers are the referance
code for the researcher who conducted the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = TOLERANT)
5             Tolerant


Descriptor: HYPCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Color of hypocotyl taken one to two weeks after emergence.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
GR            Green
MX            Mix
OT            Other
PU            Purple


Descriptor: INRES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Screening results and evaluations of chickpea response to
insect stresses.  Researchers and associated institutions
are referenced.


Descriptor: LFCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Color of leaves taken after flowering or initial pod set
but prior to plant senescence.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
DG            Dark green
GG            Grey green
LG            Light green
MG            Medium green
RG            Green with red margins


Descriptor: LFSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Relative leaf size compared against a standard cultivar
and relative within each years planting.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Small
2             (1 = SMALL,  5 = LARGE)
3             Medium
4             (1 = SMALL,  5 = LARGE)
5             Large


Descriptor: LFSPAN     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Natural life span of species represented by the accession.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
A             Annual
B             Biennial
M             Mix
P             Perennial


Descriptor: LFTYP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

General botanical description for the simple and compound
leaf types.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
PC            Pinnately compound. Imparipinnate/paripinnate.
TR            Trifoliate.
UF            Unifoliar.  Simple leaf type.


Descriptor: ODRES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Results from other disease evaluations and screening.  The
researchers are referenced by name or code number.


Descriptor: OETOL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Screening results and evaluations of chickpea response to
other environmental stresses.  Researchers and associated
institutions are referenced.


Descriptor: PDCON     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Concentration of pods after flowering ceases.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Sparse
2             (1 = SPARSE,  5 = DENSE)
3             Medium
5             Dense


Descriptor: PDMAT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Number of days to 80% of the pods at harvestable maturity.


Descriptor: PDPED     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Max. number of pods/peduncle if the same number occurs on
several plants in the accession.


Descriptor: PDSHAT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Notes whether pods shatter prior to harvest of accession.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
+             Present
-             Absent


Descriptor: RRES     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Level of resistance to root rot caused by any of the soil
borne root rotting fungi.  The last two digits are the
ref- erence code for the researcher who conducted the
screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
5             Resistant


Descriptor: SDCCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Color of cotyledon after harvest and cleaning.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
GR            Green
YL            Yellow


Descriptor: SDCF     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Total seed crude fiber as determined by various methods
available.  The last two numbers represent the reference
code to the researcher.


Descriptor: SDCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Seed coat color after harvest and cleaning.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
BL            Black
BM            Black mottle/Purple mottle
BR            Brown
CR            Cream/beige
DB            Dark brown
GR            Green
LB            Light brown
OB            Orange brown
OR            Orange
PU            Purple
RB            Reddish brown
SM            Salmon
YC            Yellow cream/yellow beige


Descriptor: SDPOD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Maximum number of seeds per pod if the same number occurs
on several plants in the accession.


Descriptor: SDPRO     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Total seed protein as determined by various methods avail.
Last two numbers are the reference code for the researcher
who conducted the screening.


Descriptor: SDSHAP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Designation of overall seed shape & seedcoat smoothness

Code          Definition
----          ----------
AN            Angular
MX            MIXED
OL            Owl/brain
SP            Spherical/pea


Descriptor: SDSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Seed size in weight per 100 seeds.  Measured in grams and
rounded to the nearest tenth of a gram.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             <10g/100 seed
2             11-19 g/100 seed
3             20-29 g/100 seed
4             30-39 g/100 seed
5             >40 g/100 seed
6             mix


Descriptor: SDTEX     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SEED TEXTURE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
M             MIXED SEED COAT
P             SPINY SEED COAT
S             SMOOTH SEED COAT
W             WRINKLED SEED COAT


Descriptor: SDTYP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

General terms of Indian origin used to separate the two
basic chickpea types.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
D             Desi:smaller size & contain Anthocyan. Ang. shape/wrink
              1
D             surf Sperical types exist. Sd. coats adhere loose to
              cotyl. wall.
K             Kabuli:large light color sd. - owl, brain, spherical
              1
K             shaped. Sdcoats usually have no Anthocyan. & adhere to
              cotyl wall.


Descriptor: SEEDWGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

WEIGHT OF 100 SEEDS MEASURED IN GRAMS


Descriptor: SIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Relative plant size compared against a standard cultivar
and relative within each years planting.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Small
2             (1 = SMALL,  5 = LARGE)
3             Medium
4             (1 = SMALL,  5 = LARGE)
5             Large


Descriptor: VRES     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Level of resistance to specified virus. Researchers are
referenced by code number.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
5             Resistant


Descriptor: WLTRES     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Level of resistance to chickpea wilt caused by species of
Fusarium. The last 2 digits are the reference code for the
researcher who conducted the screening.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Susceptible
2             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
3             Moderately susceptible
4             (1 = SUSCEPTIBLE,  5 = RESISTANT)
5             Resistant


Descriptor: YYLD1     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

The first two digits represent the year (current century)
that the accession was grown. The last 4 digits represent
the yield as measured in grams(rounded to nearest gram).


Descriptor: YYLD2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

The 1st two digits represent the year (current century)
that the accession was grown.  The last four digits
represent the yield as measured in grams rounded to the
nearest gram.


Descriptor: YYLD3     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

The 1st two digits represent the year (current century)
that the accession was grown.  The last four digits
represent the yield as measured in grams rounded to the
nearest gram.