CLOVER		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Descriptor: ALFWEEVIL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PERCENT LEAVES DAMAGED BY THE ALFALFA WEEVIL


Descriptor: ANTHRAC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE (COLETOTRICHUM)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: APHAN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Resistance to Aphanomyces euteiches. Mean value scored 1.0
(resistant) to 5.0 (susceptible).


Descriptor: APHID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO APHID COMPLEX

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: ARENAREGG     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 =
RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: ARENARGALL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE ARENARIA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0
= RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: BIOCHANINA     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF BIOCHANIN A
(5-7-DIHYDROXY-4'-METHOXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG
OF DRY MATTER.


Descriptor: BLACKPATCH     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO BLACK PATCH (RHIZOCTONIA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: CERCOSPORA     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO SUMMER BLACKSTEM (CERCOSPORA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: CHROMNUM     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Number of chromosomes.


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: CROWNROT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO CROWN ROT (SCLEROTINIA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: CROWNWIDTH     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Visual estimate of most common crown width. Mean value
scored 1.0 (wide) to 9.0 (narrow).


Descriptor: CYLINDRO     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Percent resistance to root rot caused by Cylindrocladium
crotalariae of uninoculated control.


Descriptor: CYVV     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO CLOVER YELLOW VEIN VIRUS (1 = RESISTANT,  5
= SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: DORMANCY     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES



Descriptor: EMBRYOCAL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

THE PERCENT OF PRE-EMBRYOGENIC NODULAR CALLUS


Descriptor: FALLDORM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FALL DORMANCY

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LEAST FLOWERING, PROCUMBENT
5             HEAVY FLOWERING


Descriptor: FALLPLTSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

VISUAL ESTIMATE OF MOST COMMON PLANT SIZE IN FALL

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LARGE
9             SMALL


Descriptor: FALLRECOV     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Fall recovery (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MUCH GROWTH
2             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
3             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
4             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
5             medium
6             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
7             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
8             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
9             LITTLE


Descriptor: FLOWERCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Flower color

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             WHITE
2             PINKISH-WHITE
3             PINK
4             REDDISH-WHITE
5             RED
6             REDDISH-PURPLE
7             PURPLE
8             LIGHT-YELLOW
9             YELLOW


Descriptor: FLOWERDATE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Number of days after June 1 to the first flower.


Descriptor: FLOWERPROD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Flower production. Mean value scored 1.0 (most flowers) to
9.0 (no flowers).


Descriptor: FORMONONET     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF FORMONONETIN
(7-HYDROXY-4'METHOXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG OF
DRY MATTER.


Descriptor: FUSARIUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO FUSARIUM COMPLEX (CROWN AND ROOT ROT)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: GENISTEIN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

ISOFLAVONE CONTENT OF GENISTEIN
(5,7,4'-TRIHYDROXYISOFLAVONE) MEASURED IN GRAMS/KG OF DRY
MATTER.


Descriptor: GRAMINEGG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE GRAMINICOLA IN THE EGG STAGE
(1.0 = RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: GRAMINGALL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE GRAMINICOLA IN THE GALL STAGE
(1.0 = RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: GROWTHHAB     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

GROWTH HABIT (1 = PROSTRATE,  9 = VERY ERECT)


Descriptor: HAPLAEGG     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 =
RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: HAPLAGALL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE HAPLA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0 =
RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: HARDSEED     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PERCENT OF HARD SEEDS RECORDED AT HARVEST


Descriptor: HARDSEED90     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PERCENT OF HARD SEED AFTER 90 DAYS OF HEAT TREATMENT


Descriptor: HCN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PERCENT OF PLANTS THAT WERE CYANOGENIC DETERMINED BY THE
PICRIC ACID TEST (J. OF AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY
34:199-200).


Descriptor: HEADS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Number of heads (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MANY
5             MEDIUM
9             FEW


Descriptor: HIGHPH     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PLANT RESPONSE TO HIGH SOIL Ph AS MEASURED BY IRON
DEFICIENCY. (1.0 = TOLERANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: INCOGEGG     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0
= RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: INCOGGALL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE INCOGNITA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0
= RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: IRONDEF     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTENCE TO HIGH PH INDUCED IRON DEFICIENCY CHLOROSIS
(1.0 = NO CHLOROSIS,  5.O = SEVERE CHLOROSIS)


Descriptor: JAVANEGG     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA IN THE EGG STAGE (1.0 =
RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: JAVANGALL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO MELOIDOGYNE JAVANICA IN THE GALL STAGE (1.0
= RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: LEAFCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Color of leaves (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Dark green
5             Medium green
9             Light green


Descriptor: LEAFHOPPER     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Leafhopper susceptibility (coded) (1.0 = RESISTANT,  5.0 =
SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: LEAFINESS     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Leafiness (coded) (1 = MOST,  9 = FEW)


Descriptor: LEAFMARK1     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Leaf marking (coded) (0 = NONE, 1.0 = CIRCULAR,  2.0 = V
MARKING)


Descriptor: LEAFMARK2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

DEGREE OF LEAF MARKING (1.0 = STRONG,  9.0 = NONE)


Descriptor: LEAFSIZE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Leaf size (coded) (1 = LARGEST,  9 = SMALL)


Descriptor: LEAFSPOT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO COMMON LEAFSPOT

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: LEAFWEEVIL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO THE LESSER CLOVER LEAF WEEVIL (HYPERA
NIGRIROSTIS)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: MATURITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Relative time of maturity (coded).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             very late
3             late
5             medium
9             very early
U             Unknown


Descriptor: MATURITY2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Number of days to flowering from Sept. 15 planting


Descriptor: NEMATODE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO A COMPLEX OF NEMATODES

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: NODULATION     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

AMOUNT AND QUALITY OF NODULATION

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             BEST, 10 - 15 MODERATELY LARGE NODULES, REDDISH TO PINK
              CENTER LOCATED ON OR CLOSE TO TAP ROOT
3             (1 = BEST,  5 = POOR)
5             POOR
6             (1 = BEST,  5 = POOR)
8             (1 = BEST,  5 = POOR)
9             (1 = BEST,  5 = POOR)


Descriptor: NODULESIZE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Size of the nodules measured in mm. Mean value scored 1
(>3mm) to 9 (< 1mm).


Descriptor: NORANTHRAC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO NORTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (KABATIELLA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PHOMA     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO SPRING BLACKSTEM (PHOMA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PLANTHGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Plant height in centimeters


Descriptor: PLANTHGT15     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PLANT HEIGHT IN CENTIMETERS TAKEN ON MARCH 15


Descriptor: PLANTTYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PLANT TYPE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             SMALL
2             INTERMEDIATE
3             LARGE

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 1                     1


Descriptor: PLANTWIDTH     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Plant width in centimeters


Descriptor: POWDMILDEW     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A ratio of the number of plants showing symptoms to the
total number of plants in the sample. Format: nn/TT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             RESISTANT
1             (0 = RESISTANT,  5 = SUSCEPTIBLE)
2             (0 = RESISTANT,  5 = SUSCEPTIBLE)
3             (0 = RESISTANT,  5 = SUSCEPTIBLE)
4             (0 = RESISTANT,  5 = SUSCEPTIBLE)
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PSEUDOPEZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO PSEUDOPEZIZA

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PUBESCENCE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PUBESCENCE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             SPARSE
9             DENSE


Descriptor: REGROWTH     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

AMOUNT OF VEGETATIVE GROWTH

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             HIGH
2             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
3             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
4             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
5             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
6             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
7             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
8             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
9             LOW


Descriptor: RHIZSPREAD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Amount of rhizomatous spread measured at the end of the
first year. Mean value scored 1 (most) to 9 (least).


Descriptor: ROOTBORER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO THE ROOT BORER (HYLASTINUS)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: ROOTCURC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO CLOVER ROOT CURCULIO (SITONA)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: SDCHALCID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO THE SEED CHALCID (BRUCHOPHAGUS)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: SEEDPROD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SEED PRODUCTION

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             HIGH
2             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
3             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
4             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
5             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
6             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
7             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
8             (1 = HIGH,  9 = LOW)
9             LOW


Descriptor: SEEDSHEAD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

NUMBER OF SEEDS PER HEAD

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MOST
2             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
3             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
4             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
5             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
6             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
7             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
8             (1 = MOST,  9 = FEWEST)
9             FEWEST


Descriptor: SEEDWEIGHT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

WEIGHT OF 1000 SEEDS IN GRAMS


Descriptor: SEEDWGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

WEIGHT OF 100 SEEDS IN GRAMS.


Descriptor: SEEDYIELD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

SEED YIELD MEASURED IN KG/HA


Descriptor: SOUANTHRAC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO SOUTHERN ANTHRACNOSE (COLLETOTUCHUM)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: SPRGPLTSIZ     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Visual estimate of most common plant size in the spring.
(1.0 = LARGE,  9.0 = SMALL)


Descriptor: SPRINGREC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Spring recovery (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MUCH GROWTH
2             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
3             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
4             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
7             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
8             (1 = MUCH GROWTH,  9 = LITTLE)
9             LITTLE GROWTH


Descriptor: STANDSURV     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

PERCENT OF STAND SURVIVAL


Descriptor: STEMPHYL     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

Resistance to leaf spot (Stemphylium sarcineforme). (1.0 =
RESISTANT,  5.0 = SUSCEPTIBLE)


Descriptor: STEMSFMC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FMC stems (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             COARSE
5             MEDIUM
9             FINE


Descriptor: STEMSNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Relative number of stems (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MANY
5             MEDIUM
9             FEW


Descriptor: STOLONDEN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

NUMBER OF STOLONS INTERSECTING AT WITHIN 1 METER


Descriptor: STOLONSFMC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FMC stolons (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             COARSE
5             MEDIUM
9             FINE


Descriptor: STOLONSNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Number of stolons (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             MANY
2             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
3             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
4             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
5             MODERATE
6             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
7             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
8             (1 = MANY,  9 = FEW)
9             FEW


Descriptor: SUMPLTSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

VISUAL ESTIMATE OF MOST COMMON PLANT SIZE IN SUMMER

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LARGE
9             SMALL


Descriptor: UNIFORMITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Uniformity in growth and development (coded).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY UNIFORM
2             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
3             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
4             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
7             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
8             (1 = VERY UNIFORM,  9 = POOR UNIFORMITY)
9             POOR UNIFORMITY


Descriptor: VIGOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Plant vigor (coded).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             MOST VIGOROUS
1             MOST VIGOROUS
2             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
3             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
4             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
7             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
8             (1 = MOST VIGOROUS,  9 = POOR)
9             POOR


Descriptor: VIRUS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A ratio of the number of plants showing symptoms to the
total number of plants in the sample. Format: nn/TT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
5             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: WINTERHARD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

Winter hardiness (coded)

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY
2             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
3             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
4             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
7             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
8             (1 = ALL PLANTS FROST HARDY,  9 = ALL PLANTS KILLED)
9             ALL PLANTS KILLED