SWEET-CLOVER		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Contains Characteristic data on Melilotus (Sweet Clover)
accessions.   Contact Dr. Axel Diederichsen (306)956-2893,
fax (306)956-7246 diederichsen@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: ASCCAU1     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAST DAMAGE FROM ASCOCHYTA CAULICOLA LAMB.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION, NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: ASCCAU2     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MOST DAMAGE FROM ASCOCHYTA CAULICOLA LAMB.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION, NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: BLMVIG1     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM EARLY BLOOM VIGOR

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


Descriptor: BLMVIG2     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM EARLY BLOOM VIGOR

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


Descriptor: CERDAV1     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAST DAMAGE FROM CERCOSPORA DAVISII, ELL. ET. EV.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION, NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: CERDAV2     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MOST DAMAGE FROM CERCOSPORA DAVISII, ELL. ET. EV.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION, NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: CHRMNUM1     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

LOWEST CHROMOSOME NUMBER BY ACTUAL COUNT


Descriptor: CHRMNUM2     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

HIGHEST CHROMOSOME NUMBER BY ACTUAL COUNT


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: DAYSMATUR     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

NUMBER OF DAYS TO MATURITY FROM JUNE 1


Descriptor: FLWRCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

FLOWER COLOR

Code          Definition
----          ----------
W             WHITE
Y             YELLOW
YW            YELLOW AND WHITE


Descriptor: GWTHAB1     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAST ERECT GROWTH HABIT

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ERECT
2             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
3             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
4             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
7             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
8             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
9             PROSTRATE


Descriptor: GWTHAB2     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MOST ERECT GROWTH HABIT

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ERECT
2             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
3             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
4             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
5             MEDIUM
6             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
7             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
8             (1 = ERECT,  9 = PROSTRATE)
9             PROSTRATE


Descriptor: LEASTVIRUS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

LEAST DAMAGE FROM VIRUS, MOSTLY MOSAIC

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION, NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: MAXDESIR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

Maximum desirability: Rating based on overall appearance
of the accession (Rater's opinion based on other
accessions and checks being rated). Perennials: only 2nd
year ratings used.


Descriptor: MAXFALLVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM FALL VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MAXLEAFNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM LEAF NUMBER

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


Descriptor: MAXLFSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM LEAF SIZE

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


Descriptor: MAXPCTSURV     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MAXIMUM PERCENT SURVIVAL


Descriptor: MAXPCTWIN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MAXIMUM PERCENT WINTER INJURY


Descriptor: MAXPLTHGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

Maximum plant height observed for accession, in centimeters.


Descriptor: MAXSDLGVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM SEEDLING VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MAXSDPROD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM SEED PRODUCTION

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


Descriptor: MAXSPRGVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM SPRING VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MAXSTEMNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM STEM NUMBER

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


Descriptor: MAXSTEMSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MAXIMUM STEM SIZE

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


Descriptor: MINDESIR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

Minimum desirability: Rating based on overall appearance
of the accession (Rater's opinion based on other
accessions and checks being rated). Perennials: only 2nd
year ratings used.


Descriptor: MINFALLVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM FALL VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MINLEAFNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM LEAF NUMBER

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


Descriptor: MINLFSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM LEAF SIZE

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


Descriptor: MINPCTSURV     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MINIMUM PERCENT SURVIVAL


Descriptor: MINPCTWIN     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

MINIMUM PERCENT WINTER INJURY


Descriptor: MINPLTHGT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

Minimum plant height observed for accession, in centimeters.


Descriptor: MINSDLGVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM SEEDLING VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MINSDPROD     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM SEED PRODUCTION

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


Descriptor: MINSPRGVIG     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM SPRING VIGOR

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


Descriptor: MINSTEMNUM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM STEM NUMBER

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


Descriptor: MINSTEMSIZ     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MINIMUM STEM SIZE

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


Descriptor: MOSTVIRUS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N

MOST DAMAGE FROM VIRUS, MOSTLY MOSAIC

Code          Definition
----          ----------
0             NO DAMAGE OBSERVED
1             VERY SLIGHT INFECTION - NO DAMAGE
2             SLIGHT INFECTION, VERY LITTLE DAMAGE
3             MEDIUM INFECTION AND DAMAGE
4             SEVERELY DISEASED, CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE
5             VERY SEVERELY DISEASED, SEVERE DAMAGE


Descriptor: SCARES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

PERCENT SWEETCLOVER APHID RESISTANCE


Descriptor: WEEVILDAM     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: N

% weevil defoliation damage. Data collected from 1963-66.
An adjusted mean was used to correlate variations of %
damage. Data taken on 6-7 wk old seedlings -NW Exp Sta,
Crookston,MN