SORGHUM		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Contains characteristic data on Sorghum accessions as
proposed by the Sorghum Crop Germplasm Committee (CGC).
Contact Dr. Axel Diederichsen (306)956-2893, fax
(306)956-7246 diederichsen@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: ALTOXICITY     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

ALUMINUM TOXICITY TOLERANCE.


Descriptor: ANTHRAC     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO ANTHRACNOSE.  CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             1 - 10 % AFFECTED
2             11 - 20 % AFFECTED
3             21 - 30 % AFFECTED
4             31 - 40 % AFFECTED
5             41 -  50 % AFFECTED
6             51 - 60 % AFFECTED
7             61 - 70 % AFFECTED
8             71 - 80 % AFFECTED
9             81 - 100 % AFFECTED


Descriptor: AWNS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF AWNS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             PRESENT
2             ABSENT


Descriptor: COMMENT1     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

6O CHARACTER LINE FOR SPECIAL NOTES ON THE ACCESSION.


Descriptor: DOWNYMILD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO DOWNY MILDEW (Peronosclerospora sorghi).
BASED ON USING 15 PLANTS FOR EACH PI.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT (0-2 SUSCEPTIBLE PLANTS, 13% OR LESS)
5             INTERMEDIATE (3-5 SUSCEPTIBLE PLANTS, 20 - 33%)
9             SUSCEPTIBLE (6-15 SUSCEPTIBLE PLANTS, 40 - 100%)


Descriptor: FAW     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO FALL ARMY WORM. CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             RESISTANT
2             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
3             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE)
4             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
5             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
6             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
7             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
8             1 = RESISTANT,  9 = SUSCEPTIBLE
9             SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: GRAINFORM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FORM OF THE GRAIN

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             SINGLE
2             TWIN


Descriptor: GRAYLFSPOT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO GRAY LEAFSPOT (Cercospora sorghi ELL. &
EX.). CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             1 - 10 % AFFECTED
2             11 - 20 % AFFECTED
3             21 - 30 % AFFECTED
4             31 - 40 % AFFECTED
5             41 - 50 % AFFECTED
6             51 - 60 % AFFECTED
7             61 - 70 % AFFECTED
8             71 - 80 % AFFECTED
9             81 - 100 % AFFECTED


Descriptor: HEADCOMP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RELATIVE HEAD COMPACTNESS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             OPEN
2             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
3             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
4             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
5             SEMI OPEN
6             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
7             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
8             (1 = OPEN,  9 = CLOSED)
9             CLOSED


Descriptor: HEADEXSERT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

INFLORESCENCE EXSERTION.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NOT EXSERTED (INFLORESCENCE COVERED BY LEAF SHEATH)
1             SLIGHTLY EXSERTED (LESS THAN 2 CM BUT LIGULE OF FLAG LEAF
              DEFINITELY BELOW INFLORESCENCE BASE)
2             EXSERTED (2-10 CM BETWEEN LIGULE AND INFLORESCENCE BASE
3             WELL EXSERTED (MORE THAN 10 CM BETWEEN LIGULE AND
              INFLORESCENCE BASE)
4             PEDUNCLE RECURVED (INFLORESCENCE BELOW LIGULE AND CLEARLY
              EXPOSED SPLITTING THE LEAF SHEATH).


Descriptor: HEADTYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

INFLORESCENCE COMPACTNESS AND SHAPE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
A             VERY LAX PANICLE (TYPICAL OF WILD SORGHUMS). IBPGR CODE = 1
B             VERY LOOSE ERECT PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 2
C             VERY LOOSE DROOPING PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 3
D             LOOSE ERECT PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 4
E             LOOSE DROOPING PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 5
F             SEMI-LOOSE ERECT PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 6
G             SEMI-LOOSE DROOPING PRIMARY BRANCHES. IBPGR CODE = 7
H             SEMI_COMPACT ELLIPTIC IBPGR CODE = 8
I             COMPACT ELLIPTIC IBPGR CODE = 9
J             COMPACT OVAL IBPGR CODE = 10
K             HALF BROOM CORN IBPGR CODE = 11
L             BROOM CORN IBPGR CODE = 12
M             OTHER (SPECIFY IN THE COMMENT DESCRIPTOR) IBPGR CODE = 13


Descriptor: HEADUNIF     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RELATIVE DEGREE OF HEAD UNIFORMITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY HIGH
2             HIGH TO VERY HIGH
3             HIGH
4             INTERMEDIATE TO HIGH
5             INTERMEDIATE
6             LOW TO INTERMEDIATE
7             LOW
8             VERY LOW TO LOW
9             VERY LOW


Descriptor: HEIGHT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

HEIGHT OF MAIN STALK AT 50% FLOWERING.  MEAN OF TEN
RANDOMLY SELECTED PLANTS.  MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS.


Descriptor: KERCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

KERNEL COLOR (DO NOT INVOLVE GLUMES).  AS IN IBPGR
DESCRIPTOR LIST OF OCT. 1984.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             WHITE
2             YELLOW
3             RED
4             BROWN
5             BUFF
6             MIXED.  PI'S PRODUCING 2 OR MORE COLORS WILL BE CONSIDERED
              HETEROZYGOUS & BE MAINTAINED AS MIX OF COLORS HARVESTED.


Descriptor: LEAFBLIGHT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO LEAFBLIGHT (Helminthosporium turcicum).
CODED 1-9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             1 - 10 % AFFECTED
2             11 - 20 % AFFECTED
3             21 - 30 % AFFECTED
4             31 - 40 % AFFECTED
5             41 - 50 % AFFECTED
6             51 - 60 % AFFECTED
7             61 - 70 % AFFECTED
8             71 - 80 % AFFECTED
9             81 - 100 % AFFECTED


Descriptor: LODGING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PERCENTAGE OF STANDING PLANTS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             100 PERCENT
2             66 - 99 PERCENT
3             33 - 65 PERCENT
4             1 - 32 PERCENT
5             0 PERCENT


Descriptor: MATURITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RELATIVE MATURATION TIME.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EARLY SEASON
5             MIDSEASON
9             LATE SEASON


Descriptor: MIDRIBCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

LEAF MID-RIB COLOR.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             WHITE (COLORLESS)
2             DULL GREEN
3             YELLOW
4             BROWN
5             PURPLE
6             OTHER (SPECIFY IN THE COMMENT DESCRIPTOR)


Descriptor: MNTOXICITY     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

MANGANESE TOXICITY TOLERANCE


Descriptor: NODES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

MEDIAN NUMBER OF NODES


Descriptor: PEDTYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PEDUNCLE TYPE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ERECT
2             SEMICURVED
3             RECURVED


Descriptor: PHOTOPER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PHOTOPERIOD SENSITIVITY RATING.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             No rating possible
1             Very insensitive, headed out, seed produced
2             Insensitive, very late maturity, seed produced
3             Less sensitive, several heads but limited seed produced
4             Sensitive, few heads, no seed production
5             Very sensitive, totally vegetative


Descriptor: PLANTUNIF     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

UNIFORMITY OF PLANT GROWTH HABIT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY HIGH
2             HIGH TO VERY HIGH
3             HIGH
4             INTERMEDIATE TO HIGH
5             INTERMEDIATE
6             LOW TO INTERMEDIATE
7             LOW
8             VERY LOW TO LOW
9             VERY LOW


Descriptor: PLANTUSE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PRIMARY PLANT USAGE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             FORAGE
2             GRAIN
3             BROOMCORN


Descriptor: PLTCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

PLANT COLOR AT HARVEST.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             PIGMENTED
2             TAN


Descriptor: RACE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RACES OF SORGHUM.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
AE            AETHIOPICUM
AN            ANOMALOUS
AR            ARUNDINACEUM
B             BICOLOR
C             CAUDATUM
CB            CAUDATUM BICOLOR
D             DURRA
DB            DURRA BICOLOR
DC            DURRA CAUDATUM
G             GUINEA
GB            GUINEA BICOLOR
GC            GUINEA CAUDATUM
GD            GUINEA DURRA
GK            GUINEA KAFIR
K             KAFIR
KB            KAFIR BICOLOR
KC            KAFIR CAUDATUM
KD            KAFIR DURRA
OT            OTHER (SPECIFY IN THE COMMENT DESCRIPTOR)
VE            VERTICILLIFLORUM
VG            VIRGATUM


Descriptor: RUST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO RUST.  CODED 1-9.

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


Descriptor: SCANEAPHID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO YELLOW SUGARCANE APHID (Sipha flava). CODED
1-9.

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


Descriptor: STLKJUICE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

STALK JUICINESS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             JUICY
2             DRY
3             PLANTS WITH JUICY STALK AND PLANTS WITH DRY STALK IN SAME
              LINE (INDICATOR OF HETEROZYGOSITY).


Descriptor: TILLER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEAN NUMBER OF FLOWERING STEMS FROM 10 RANDOMLY SELECTED
PLANTS.  MAIN STEM CONSIDERED AS 1.  (WHEN 50% OR MORE
PLANTS WITH BASAL TILLERING).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             YES
2             NO


Descriptor: WORKGROUP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

THE SPECIFIC WORKING GROUP OF SORGHUM FOR THE ACCESSION

Code          Definition
----          ----------
01            ROXBURGHII GUINEENSIA SUB-SERIES
02            ROXBURGHII-SHALLU GUINEENSIA SUB-SERIES
03            CONSPICUUM GUINEENSIA SUB-SERIES
04            GUINEENSE GUINEENSIA SUB-SERIES
05            MARGARETIFERUM GUINEENSIA SUB-SERIES
06            MEMBRANACEUM NERVOSA SUB-SERIES
07            NERVOSUM NERVOSA SUB-SERIES
08            NERVOSUM-KAOLIANG NERVOSA SUB-SERIES
09            NERVOSUM-BROOMCORN NERVOSA SUB-SERIES
10            BICOLOR (SORGOS AND OTHERS) BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
11            BICOLOR-KAFIR BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
12            DOCHNA BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
13            DOCHNA-LEOTI BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
14            DOCHNA-AMBER BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
14-1          SHATTERCANE BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
15            DOCHNA-COLLIER BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
16            DOCHNA-HONEY BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
17            DOCHNA-ROXBURGHII BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
18            DOCHNA-KAFIR BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
19            DOCHNA-NIGRICANS BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
20            DOCHNA-DURRA (AND DOCH-FET) BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
21            ELEGANS BICOLORIA SUB-SERIES
22            CAFFRORUM CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
23            CAFFRORUM-DARSO CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
24            CAFFRORUM-BIRDPROOF CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
25            CAFFRORUM-ROXBURGHII CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
26            CAFFRORUM-BICOLOR CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
27            CAFFRORUM-FETERITA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
28            CAFFRORUM-DURRA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
29            NIGRICANS CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
30            NIGRICANS-BICOLOR CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
30-1          SUMAC CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
30-2          NIGRICANS-GUINEENSE CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
31            NIGRICANS-FETERITA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
31-1          DOBBS CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
32            NIGRICANS-DURRA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
33            CAUDATUM CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
34            CAUDATUM-KAURA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
35            CAUDATUM-GUINEENSE CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
36            CAUDATUM-BICOLOR CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
37            CAUDATUM-DOCHNA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
38            CAUDATUM-KAFIR CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
39            CAUDATUM-NIGRICANS CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
39-1          ZERAZERA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
40            CAUDATUM-DURRA CAFFRA SUB-SERIES
41            DURRA DURRA SUB-SERIES
42            DURRA-ROXBURGHII DURRA SUB-SERIES
43            DURRA-MEMBRANACEUM DURRA SUB-SERIES
44            DURRA-BICOLOR DURRA SUB-SERIES
45            DURRA-DOCHNA DURRA SUB-SERIES
46            DURRA-KAFIR DURRA SUB-SERIES
46-1          NANDYAL DURRA SUB-SERIES
47            DURRA-NIGRICANS DURRA SUB-SERIES
48            DURRA-KAURA (OR FET) DURRA SUB-SERIES
49            CERNUUM DURRA SUB-SERIES
50            SUBGLABRESCENS DURRA SUB-SERIES
51            SUBGLABRESCENS-MILO DURRA SUB-SERIES
52            SUDANENSE GRASS TYPES - 20 CHROMOSOMES
53            GRASS GRAINS GRASS TYPES - 20 CHROMOSOMES
54            S. HALEPENSE GRASSY - 40 CHROMOSOMES
55            S. ALMUM GRASSY - 40 CHROMOSOMES
56            INTERCROSSES GRASSY - 40 CHROMOSOMES
57            S. NITIDUM PARA SORGHUMS
58            S. VERSICOLOR PARA SORGHUMS
59            S. PURPUREO-SERICEUM PARA SORGHUMS
60            S. PLUMOSUM PARA SORGHUMS
61            S. VERTICILLIFLORUM PARA SORGHUMS
62            S. VIRGATUM PARA SORGHUMS
63            S. AETHIOPICUM PARA SORGHUMS
64            S. MILIACEUM PARA SORGHUMS
65            S. CONTROVERSUM PARA SORGHUMS
66            UNCLASSIFIED (GROUP NUMBER 66-70) PARA SORGHUMS