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

Descriptor: BASNODEBRA     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

BRANCHING FROM BASAL NODES.  MEAN NUMBER OF BRANCHES
/PLANT, TAKEN FROM 5 REPRESENTATIVE PLANTS IN LATE
FLOWERING STAGE


Descriptor: DAYSFLOWER     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

NUMBER OF DAYS FROM SOWING TO FIRST OBSERVED FLOWER.


Descriptor: FLOWGRDCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

GROUND COLOR OF STANDARD PETAL (FLAG).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
DB            DARK BROWN
LB            LIGHT BROWN
MX            MIXED
OT            OTHER
PI            PINK
PU            PURPLE
RD            RED
WH            WHITE
YL            YELLOW


Descriptor: GROWHABIT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

GROWTH HABIT OF PLANTS WHEN IN FLOWER.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
D             DETERMINATE (STEMS WITH TERMINAL INFLORESCENCE)
I             INDETERMINATE
M             MIXED
S             SEMI-DETERMINATE (STEMS WITHOUT TERMINAL INFLORESCENCE)


Descriptor: HIGHNODEBR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

BRANCHING FROM HIGHER NODES.  TAKEN AT LATE FLOWERING STAGE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
+             BRANCHING
-             NON-BRANCHING
M             MIXED


Descriptor: HILUMCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

COLOR OF HILUM OF MATURE SEED.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
BL            BLACK
MX            MIXED
NC            COLORLESS
OT            OTHER


Descriptor: LEAFLETNUM     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MEAN NUMBER OF LEAFLETS PER LEAF OF 5 LEAVES OBSERVED ON
FULLY EXPANDED LEAVES AT THE MEDIAN FLOWERING NODE.


Descriptor: LEAFLETSHP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAFLET SHAPE OBSERVED ON MIDDLE LEAFLET OF FULLY EXPANDED
LEAF AT THE INTERMEDIATE FLOWERING NODE OF THE PLANT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
I             INTERMEDIATE (SUB-ELLIPTIC)
M             MIXED
N             NARROW (ELONGATE)
R             ROUNDED (SUB-ORBICULAR)


Descriptor: LEAFLETSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAFLET SIZE OBSERVED ON FULLY EXPANDED LEAVES AT THE
INTERMEDIATE FLOWERING NODE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
3             SMALL
5             MEDIUM
7             LARGE
M             MIXED


Descriptor: OVULESPOD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MAXIMUM NUMBER OF OVULES PER POD.


Descriptor: PODANGLE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD ANGLE / ATTITUDE AT MATURITY ON THE SECOND OR THIRD
POD BEARING NODE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
ER            ERECT
HZ            HORIZONTAL
MX            MIXED
PD            PENDENT/HANGING


Descriptor: PODCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD COLOR AT MATURITY

Code          Definition
----          ----------
D             DARK/BROWN OR BLACK
L             LIGHT / YELLOW
M             MIXED


Descriptor: PODDIST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD DISTRIBUTION ON THE STEM.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
B             MAINLY BASAL
M             MIXED
T             MAINLY TERMINAL
U             UNIFORM


Descriptor: PODMAT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

DAYS FROM SOWING UNTIL 90% OF THE PODS HAVE DRIED.


Descriptor: PODSHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD SHAPE AT ABOUT 50% POD SET.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
FC            FLATTENED CONSTRICTED
FN            FLATTENED NON-CONSTRICTED
MX            MIXED
SC            SUB-CYLINDRICAL


Descriptor: PODSHATTER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD SHATTERING AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
+             SHATTERING
-             NON-SHATTERING


Descriptor: PODSNODE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

AVERAGE NUMBER OF PODS ON THE SECOND POD BEARING NODE OF 5
PLANTS.


Descriptor: PODSURFACE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

POD SURFACE REFLECTANCE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
GL            GLOSSY
MT            MATTE
MX            MIXED


Descriptor: SEEDGRDCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

GROUND COLOR OF TESTA.  TO BE OBSERVED ON SEED LESS THAN
ONE MONTH OLD.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
BL            BLACK
BR            BROWN
DB            DARK BROWN
DG            DARK GREEN
GY            GREY
LG            LIGHT GREEN
MX            MIXED
OT            OTHER
PU            PURPLE / VIOLET
RD            RED
WH            WHITE
YL            YELLOW


Descriptor: SEEDSHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

GENERAL SHAPE OF SEED.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
AN            ANGULAR
FL            FLATTENED
MX            MIXED
RD            ROUND


Descriptor: SEEDSIZE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

AVERAGE WEIGHT OF 2 SAMPLES OF 100 RANDOMLY SELECTED SEEDS.


Descriptor: SEEDSPOD     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

AVERAGE NUMBER OF SEEDS PER POD OF 5 DRY PODS.


Descriptor: SEEDWGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

WEIGHT OF 100 SEEDS MEASURED IN GRAMS


Descriptor: STEMCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

STEM COLOR AT MATURITY

Code          Definition
----          ----------
D             DARK
L             LIGHT


Descriptor: STEMPIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

DEGREE OF STEM PIGMENTATION AT FLOWERING TIME.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ABSENT
3             WEAK
5             INTERMEDIATE
7             STRONG
9             VERY STRONG
M             MIXED


Descriptor: STREAKINT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

INTENSITY OF STREAKS ON STANDARD PETAL (FLAG).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO STREAKS
3             SLIGHT
5             MODERATE
7             INTENSE
9             VERY INTENSE
M             MIXED


Descriptor: WINGPETCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

WING PETAL COLOR TAKEN ON NEWLY OPENED FLOWERS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
MX            MIXED
SP            SPOTTED
UC            UNIFORMLY COLORED
UW            UNIFORMLY WHITE