RUBUS		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Contains characteristic data on Rubus (Bramble) accessions
maintained at the Corvallis National Clonal Germplasm
Repository.    Contact Ms.Margie Luffman, Curator,
Canadian Clonal Genebank, (519)738-2251 fax(519)738-2929
luffmanm@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: ACIDITY     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

TITRATABLE ACIDITY MEASURED IN MEQ PER 100 GRAMS OF FRESH
WEIGHT.


Descriptor: APHID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

RESISTANCE TO APHIDS

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO APHIDS
9             MANY APHIDS


Descriptor: BLOOM1     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

JULIAN DATE OF FIRST BLOOM


Descriptor: BLOOM2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

JULIAN DATE OF LAST BLOOM


Descriptor: BOTRYTIS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

BOTRYTIS CAUSED BY BOTRYTIS CINEREA

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO SCLEROTIA OBSERVED ON THE CANES
1             0 - 25% OF THE CANES WITH SCLEROTIA
2             25 - 50% OF CANES WITH SCLEROTIA
3             50 - 75% OF THE CANES WITH SCLEROTIA
4             SEVERE DAMAGE, 75% OR MORE OF THE CANES WITH SCLEROTIA


Descriptor: COLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

PLANT COLOR


Descriptor: CORE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

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

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


Descriptor: DRUPLETS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

DRUPLETS PER FRUIT

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


Descriptor: FIRMNESS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT FIRMNESS

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


Descriptor: FLAVOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT FLAVOR, POOR TO EXCELLENT

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


Descriptor: FLOWERDENS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FLOWER DENSITY, CODED 1-9.

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


Descriptor: FRTSTRUCT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT STRUCTURE, CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             CRUMBLY (LOOSELY PACKED DRUPLETS)
9             COHESIVE (TIGHTLY PACKED DRUPLETS)


Descriptor: FRUITCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT COLOR

Code          Definition
----          ----------
B             BLACK
BB            BRIGHT BLACK
BG            BRIGHT GREEN
BP            BRIGHT PURPLE
BR            BRIGHT RED
BY            BRIGHT YELLOW
DB            DARK BLACK
DG            DARK GREEN
DP            DARK PURPLE
DR            DARK RED
DY            DARK YELLOW
G             GREEN
LB            LIGHT BLACK
LG            LIGHT GREEN
LP            LIGHT PURPLE
LR            LIGHT RED
LY            LIGHT YELLOW
P             PURPLE
R             RED
Y             YELLOW


Descriptor: FRUITSET     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT SET, CODED 1-9.

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


Descriptor: FRUITSHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT SHAPE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
C             CYLINDRICAL
G             GLOBOSE
I             IRREGULAR
LC            LONG AND CYLINDRICAL
LG            LONG AND GLOBOSE
LI            LONG AND IRREGULAR
LO            LONG AND OVOID
O             OVOID
SC            SHORT AND CYLINDRICAL
SG            SHORT AND GLOBOSE
SI            SHORT AND IRREGULAR
SO            SHORT AND OVOID


Descriptor: FRUITSIZE     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

FRUIT SIZE (GRAMS / FRUIT)


Descriptor: FULLBLOOM     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

JULIAN DATE OF FULL BLOOM.


Descriptor: HABIT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

PLANT HABIT


Descriptor: HARVEST     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

DURATION OF HARVEST


Descriptor: HRVSTEASE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

HARVEST EASE, DIFFICULT TO EASY

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             DIFFICULT TO REMOVE
2             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
3             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
4             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
5             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
6             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
7             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
8             (1 = DIFFICULT TO REMOVE,  9 = EASY TO PICK)
9             EASY TO PICK


Descriptor: LEAFLETNUM     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

NUMBER OF LEAFLETS PER LEAF


Descriptor: LEAFRUST     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

LEAF RUST CAUSED BY PUCCINIASTRUM AMERICANUM (0 = NO
UREDIA OBSERVED ON LEAVES, 5 = SEVERE DAMAGE, UREDIA COVER
NEARLY 100% OF LEAF AREA DEFOLIATING THE PLANT)


Descriptor: MILDEW     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

RESISTANCE TO MILDEW

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO PRESENCE OF MILDEW
9             EXTREME PROBLEM WITH MILDEW


Descriptor: PCANES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

PERCENT OF FRUIT ON THE PRIMOCANES


Descriptor: PH     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

PH READING OF THE FRUIT


Descriptor: RIPE1     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

JULIAN DATE OF FIRST RIPE BLOOM


Descriptor: RIPE2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

JULIAN DATE OF LAST RIPE FRUIT


Descriptor: SEEDSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

SEED SIZE, SMALL TO LARGE

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


Descriptor: SELFFRUIT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

SELF FRUITFUL, LITTLE TO VERY

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LITTLE
9             VERY


Descriptor: SOLUABLES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

TOTAL SOLUABLE SOLIDS MEASURED BY REFRACTOMETRY


Descriptor: SPINEHIGH     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

SPINE DENSITY ON THE HIGH PART OF THE CANE.

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


Descriptor: SPINELOW     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

SPINE DENSITY ON THE LOWER PART OF THE CANE.

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


Descriptor: SPINEMID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

SPINE DENSITY ON TH EMID PART OF THE CANE

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


Descriptor: THORNINESS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

THORNINESS, NONE TO EXTREME

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NONE
2             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
3             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
4             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
5             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
6             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
7             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
8             (1 = NONE,  9 = EXTREME)
9             EXTREME


Descriptor: TOTALSOLID     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MEAN VALUE OF THE TOTAL DISSOLVED SOLIDS MEASURED IN PPM
BY CONDUCTIVITY.


Descriptor: TYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

CROP TYPE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
B             BLACKBERRY
H             HYBRID
R             RASPBERRY


Descriptor: VIGOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

PLANT VIGOR, LITTLE TO VERY

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


Descriptor: WAX     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

CANE WAXINESS, CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LITTLE WAXINESS
2             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
3             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
4             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
5             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
6             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
7             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
8             (1 = LITTLE WAXINESS,  9 = VERY WAXY)
9             VERY WAXY


Descriptor: YIELD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FRUIT YIELD

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             HIGH
2             MEDIUM
3             LOW
4