SOUR-CHERRY		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Contains characteristic data on sour cherry (Prunus
cerasus) accessions.    Contact Ms.Margie Luffman,
Curator, Canadian Clonal Genebank, (519)738-2251
fax(519)738-2929 luffmanm@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: ACIDITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A RATING OF ACIDITY LEVELS AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY ACIDIC MARASCA
2             ACIDIC
3             INTERMEDIATE MONTMORENCY
4             LOW ACID
5             EXTREMELY LOW ACID


Descriptor: ANCHORAGE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF INDUCTION ABILITY OF ROOTSTOCKS TO ANCHOR TREES.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             GOOD
5             EXCELLENT


Descriptor: BACTCANKER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO BACTERIAL CANKER (PSEUDOMONAS
SPP).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: BEARING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

EARLINESS OF BEARING IN THE LIFE OF THE TREE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EARLY
2             MEDIUM MONTMORENCY
3             LATE


Descriptor: BEARINGHAB     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

NATURAL HABIT OF UNTRAINED, NON JUVENILE TREES.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             UPRIGHT/SPUR PANDY
2             SPREADING/SPUR AND 1YR WOOD MONTMORENCY
3             DROOPING/1YR WOOD SCHATTEN MORELLE


Descriptor: BLOOMTIME     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

BLOOM TIME RELATIVE TO STANDARDS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY EARLY
2             VERY EARLY
3             EARLY STEVNSBAER
4             MEDIUM EARLY
5             MEDIUM
6             MEDIUM LATE
7             LATE SCHATTEN MORELLE
8             VERY LATE
9             EXTREMELY EARLY SUREFIRE


Descriptor: CALUPTAKE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURED ON TREES OF A NON-GRAFTED ROOTSTOCK SAMPLED IN
MID AUGUST. EACH SAMPLE CONSISTING OF 8 LEAVES, TAKEN FROM
THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE CURRENT YEARS EXTENSION GROWTH.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: CHLEAFSPOT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CHERRY LEAF SPOT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: CRACKING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SUSCEPTIBILITY OF SKIN TO CRACKING UNDER SEVERE RAIN STRESS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NOT SUSCEPTIBLE
2             VERY SLIGHTLY SUSCEPTIBLE [D [DLE MONTMORENCY
3             SLIGHTLY SUSCEPTIBLE
4             LOW SUSCEPTIBILITY
5             MEDIUM LOW SUSCEPTIBILITY
6             MEDIUM HIGH SUSCEPTIBILITY
7             HIGH SUSCEPTIBILITY
8             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE
9             EXTREMELY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: CROPPING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

YIELD PER UNIT AREA OF LAND RELATIVE TO OTHER ACCESSIONS
ON SAME ROOTSTOCKS, SITE AND MANAGEMENT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY LOW
2             LOW PANDY
3             INTERMEDIATE MONTMORENCY
4             HIGH SCHATTEN MORELLE
5             VERY HIGH


Descriptor: DWARFING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

DIRECT GROWTH CONTROLLING EFFECT OF THE ROOTSTOCK OR
INTERSTOCK ON THE CULTIVAR (W/O INFLUENCE OF FRUITING).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY INVIGORATING
2             VERY INVIGORATING  [Z
3             INVIGORATING
4             FAIRLY INVIGORATING
5             INTERMEDIATE
6             SEMI-DWARFING
7             DWARFING
8             VERY DWARFING
9             EXTREMELY DWARFING


Descriptor: ENDUSE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

END USE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             FRUIT USE
2             ORNAMENTAL
3             ROOTSTOCK
4             OTHER


Descriptor: EWNCOLDHRD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURE OF COLD HARDINESS BY CONTROLLED FREEZING IN LATE
FALL/EARLY WINTER. (BASED ON VISUAL BROWNING OF WOOD).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY HARDY
2             HARDY
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             TENDER
5             EXTREMELY TENDER


Descriptor: FIRMNESS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FIRMNESS OF THE FLESH.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY SOFT
2             SOFT
3             INTERMEDIATE MONTMORENCY
4             FIRM
5             VERY FIRM


Descriptor: FLESHCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

COLOR OF FRUIT FLESH AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             COLORLESS MONTMORENCY
2             PINK METEOR
3             RED
4             DARK RED SCHATTEN MORELLE
5             BLACK RED


Descriptor: FLOWERCOMP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

 [CCOMPATIBILITY OF FLOWER.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             SELF INCOMPATIBLE PANDY
2             SELF COMPATIBLE MONTMORENCY


Descriptor: FRTBRWROT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO FRUIT BROWN ROT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: FRTSKINCOL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

GROUND COLOR OF SKIN OF FULLY MATURE FRUITS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ORANGE
2             LIGHT RED
3             MEDIUM RED MONTMORENCY
4             DARK RED
5             PURPLE RED SCHATTEN MORELLE
6             PURPLE
7             BLACK


Descriptor: FRTSTEMLEN     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

LENGTH OF FRUIT STEM.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY SHORT
2             SHORT
3             INTERMEDIATE MONTMORENCY
4             LONG
5             VERY LONG


Descriptor: FRUITDROP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PRE-HARVEST FRUIT DROP.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NONE MONTMORENCY
2             LOW
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             HIGH
5             VERY HIGH


Descriptor: FRUITSHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SHAPE OF FRUIT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             KIDNEY-SHAPED
2             FLAT-ROUND MONTMORENCY
3             ROUND SCHATTEN MORELLE
4             ELONGATE
5             CORDATE


Descriptor: FRUITSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SIZE AND WEIGHT OF FRUITS BASED ON STANDARDS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY SMALL MARASCA
2             SMALL STEVNSBAER
3             MEDIUM
4             LARGE SCHATTEN MORELLE
5             EXTREMELY LARGE HEIMANNS RUBIN


Descriptor: FRUITUSE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

FRUIT USE

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             FRESH
2             PROCESSED
3             JUICE
4             LIQEUR
5             DYE
6             OTHER


Descriptor: GRAFTING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF PROPAGATION EFFICIENCY BY GRAFTINF INCLUDING
BUDDING.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: HARVEST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

HARVEST SEASON

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY EARLY ENGLISE HATIVE
2             VERY EARLY
3             EARLY LUDWIGS FRUHE
4             MED-EARLY
5             MEDIUM MONTMORENCY
6             MEDIUM LATE
7             LATE SCHATTEN MORELLE
8             VERY LATE
9             EXTREMELY LATE MARASCA


Descriptor: HRDWOODCUT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF PROPAGATION EFFICIENCY BY HARDWOOD CUTTINGS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: JUICECOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

COLOR OF FRUIT JUICE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             CLEAR MONTMORENCY
2             PINK METEOR
3             RED
4             PURPLE-DARK RED SCHATTEN MORELLE
5             BLACK-RED MARASCA


Descriptor: JUICEYIELD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A RATING OF JUICE YIELD AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY LOW
2             LOW
3             MEDIUM
4             VERY JUICY MONTMORENCY
5             EXTREMELY JUICY


Descriptor: LWNCOLDHRD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURE OF COLD HARDINESS BY CONTROLLED FREEZING IN LATE
WINTER. (BASED ON VISUAL BROWNING OF WOOD).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY HARDY
2             HARDY
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             TENDER
5             VERY TENDER


Descriptor: MAGUPTAKE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURED ON TREES OF NON-GRAFTED ROOTSTOCK SAMPLED IN MID
AUGUST. EACH SAMPLE CONSISTING OF 8 LEAVES, TAKEN FROM THE
MIDDLE PORTION OF THE CURRENT YEARS EXTENSION GROWTH.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: MICROPROP     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF PROPAGATION EFFICIENCY BY MICROPROPAGATION.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: MWINFLWHRD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURE OF FLOWER BUD HARDINESS IN MID WINTER.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY HARDY
2             HARDY
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             TENDER
5             VERY TENDER


Descriptor: MWNCOLDHRD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURE OF COLD HARDINESS BY CONTROLLED FREEZING IN MID
WINTER. (BASED ON VISUAL BROWNING OF WOOD).

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY HARDY
2             HARDY
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             TENDER
5             EXTREMELY TENDER


Descriptor: PERECANKER     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PERENNIAL CANKER.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PLOIDY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

NUMBER OF CHROMOSOMES.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             TETRAPLOID
2             OTHER


Descriptor: POTUPTAKE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

MEASURED ON TREES OF A NON-GRAFTED ROOTSTOCK SAMPLED IN
MID AUGUST. EACH SAMPLE CONSISTING OF 8 LEAVES, TAKEN FROM
THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE CURRENT YEARS EXTENSION GROWTH.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: POWDERYMIL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO POWDERY MILDEW.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PRECOCITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF THE EXTENT OF EARLY FRUIT INDUCTION BY ROOTSTOCKS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             GOOD
5             EXCELLENT


Descriptor: PRUNEDWARF     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PRUNE DWARF VIRUS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: PRUNNECRS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO PRUNUS NECROTIC RINGSPOT VIRUS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: QUALITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A COMBINED ASSESSMENT OF FLAVOR, ACIDITY, SWEETNESS AND
ASTRINGENCY AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             FAIR MONTMORENCY
4             GOOD ERDIE BOTERMO
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: SEEDGERMIN     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF ABILITY TO PROPAGATE BY SEED.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: SFTWOODCUT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF PROPAGATION EFFICIENCY BY SOFTWOOD CUTTINGS

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: SOLUBLE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A RATING OF SOLUBLE SOLIDS AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY LOW
2             LOW
3             INTERMEDIATE MONTMORENCY
4             HIGH ERDIE BOTERMO
5             EXTREMELY HIGH


Descriptor: SPRNGFROST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SUSCEPTIBILITY OF FLOWER BUDS TO SPRING FROST.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY HARDY
2             HARDY
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             TENDER
5             VERY TENDER


Descriptor: STONESHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SHAPE OF SEED.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             WIDTH MUCH > LENGTH
2             WIDTH > LENGTH
3             WIDTH SLIGHTLY > LENGTH
4             WIDTH = LENGTH
5             WIDTH SLIGHTLY < LENGTH MONTMORENCY
6             WIDTH < LENGTH
7             WIDTH MUCH < LENGTH


Descriptor: STONESIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SIZE OF SEED PLUS THE STONY ENDOCARP OF THE FRUIT.

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


Descriptor: STOOLBEDS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF PROPAGATION EFFICIENCY BY STOOL BEDS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY POOR
2             POOR
3             MEDIUM
4             GOOD
5             EXTREMELY GOOD


Descriptor: SUCKERING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

THE TENDENCY OF THE ROOTSTOCK TO PRODUCE SUCKERS UNDER
NORMAL FIELD CONDITIONS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ABSENT TO EXTREMELY LOW
2             LOW
3             MEDIUM
4             HIGH
5             EXTREMELY HIGH


Descriptor: TREEVIGOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

TREE SIZE RELATIVE TO REFERENCE ACCESSIONS.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             EXTREMELY WEAK STEVNSBAER
2              KELLERIIS 14
3             MEDIUM SCHATTEN MORELLE
4             STRONG MONTMORENCY
5             EXTREMELY STRONG PANDY


Descriptor: TWIGBRWROT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO TWIG BROWN ROT.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE


Descriptor: XDISEASE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RATING OF SUSCEPTIBILITY TO X-DISEASE.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             VERY RESISTANT
2             MODERATELY RESISTANT
3             INTERMEDIATE
4             MODERATELY SUSCEPTIBLE
5             VERY SUSCEPTIBLE