TRITICALE		Descriptor Site(s): PGRC
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Descriptors for wheat are being used. Contact Dr. Axel
Diederichsen (306)956-2893, fax (306)956-7246
diederichsen@em.agr.ca

Descriptor: APHIDS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderatley Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 5                     1


Descriptor: ARMYWORM     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderatley Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 5                     1


Descriptor: AWNCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

AWN COLOR OF HEALTHY PLANTS EVALUATED AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             BLACK
1A            BLACK AND WHITE
1B            BLACK AND BROWN
2             BLUE
3             BROWN
3A            BROWN AND WHITE
4             GREY
5             PURPLE
6             RED
7             TAN
8             WHITE/AMBER
9             YELLOW
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR COLOR


Descriptor: AWNTYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

OBSERVATION ON PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF AWNS FROM PLANTS
GROWN AT ABERDEEN OR MARICOPA.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             AWNED
3             AWNLETTED
5             APICALLY AWNLETTED
9             AWNLESS
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR AWNS


Descriptor: BUNT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderately Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 1                     1


Descriptor: COMMONBUNT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

RESISTANCE TO COMMON BUNT (Tilletia foetida and Tilletia
caries).  CODED 1 to 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: DAYSANTHES     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

NUMBER OF DAYS FROM JANUARY 1 WHEN 50% OF THE PANICLES ARE
FULLY EXSERTED FROM THE BOOT.  EXPRESSED AS A PERCENT OF
THE CHECK CULTIVAR OGLE.


Descriptor: ERGOT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderately Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 3                     1


Descriptor: GLUMECOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

COLOR OF GLUME ON HEALTHY PLANTS RECORDED AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             BLACK
1A            BLACK AND WHITE
1B            BLACK AND BROWN
2             BLUE
3             BROWN
3A            BROWN AND WHITE
4             GREY
5             PURPLE
6             RED
7             TAN
8             WHITE/AMBER
9             YELLOW
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR COLOR


Descriptor: GLUMEPUB     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

ABSENCE OR PRESENCE OF PUBESCENCE ON THE GLUMES. CODED 1
to 9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             ABSENT
3             EDGE ONLY
5             SHORT (FINE)
9             LONG, READILY VISIBLE
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR GLUME PUBESCENCE


Descriptor: HABIT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

GROWTH HABIT OF THE ACCESSION.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
F             FACULTATIVE
F-S           FACULTATIVE TYPE MIXED WITH SOME SPRING TYPES
F-W           FACULTATIVE TYPE MIXED WITH SOME WINTER TYPES
S             SPRING
S-F           SPRING TYPE MIXED WITH SOME FACULTATIVE TYPES
S-W           SPRING TYPE MIXED WITH SOME WINTER TYPES
W             WINTER
W-F           WINTER TYPE MIXED WITH SOME FACULTATIVE TYPES
W-S           WINTER TYPE MIXED WITH SOME SPRING TYPES


Descriptor: KERNELSIZE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Small
2             Medium
3             Large
4             Very Large
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 3                     2


Descriptor: LEAFPUB     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

ABSENCE OR PRESENCE OF PUBESCENCE ON THE LEAVES. CODED 1
to 9.

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


Descriptor: LEAFRUST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderately Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 1                     2


Descriptor: LODGING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF STRAW LODGING WITH STAGE OF GROWTH
SPECIFIED.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO LODGING
2             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
3             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
4             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
5             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
6             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
7             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
8             (1 = NO LODGING,  9 = ALL PLANTS FLAT)
9             ALL PLANTS FLAT


Descriptor: LOOSESMUT     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderately Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 2                     1


Descriptor: MATURITY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Early
2             Medium
3             Late
4             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 2                     2


Descriptor: NEMATODE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderatley Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 5                     1


Descriptor: PLANTHT     obtype: NUMERIC    CGC: YES

HEIGHT OF THE PLANT FROM GROUND TO TOP OF SPIKE AT
MATURITY, EXCLUDING AWNS.  MEASURED IN CENTIMETERS.


Descriptor: RUSSAPHID     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

REACTION TO RUSSIAN WHEAT APHID.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             PLANTS APPEAR HEALTHY, MAY HAVE SMALL ISOLATED CHLOROTIC
              SPOTS
2             5% LEAF CHLOROTIC, CHLOROTIC SPOTS BECOME MORE NOTICEABLE
3             15% LEAF CHLOROTIC, CHLOROTIC SPOTS ARE LARGER AND MORE
              NUMEROUS.
4             25% LEAF CHLOROTIC - SOME STREAKING MAY BECOME APPARENT,
              ESPECIALLY ALONG TH EMIDRIB.
5             40% LEAF CHLOROTIC, CHLOROTIC SPOTS BEGIN TO COALESCE OR
              DEFINITE STREAKING OCCURS.
6             55% LEAF CHLOROTIC, LARGER CHLOROTIC SPOTS COALESCE.
              LEAVES START TO "DIE-BACK" FROM TIPS.
7             70% LEAF CHLOROTIC, FURTHER SYMPTOMS DEVELOP.
8             85% LEAF CHLOROTIC, EXTENSIVE CHLOROSIS AND NECROSIS.
9             PLANT DEATH OR NO RECOVERY POSSIBLE


Descriptor: RWALEAFROL     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

LEAFROLL SYMPTOMS CAUSED BY THE RUSSIAN WHEAT APHID

Code          Definition
----          ----------
F             LEAVES ARE FLAT, NO APPARENT ROLLING
R             LEAVES ROLLED, LOOSELY TO TIGHTLY


Descriptor: SAWFLY     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderatley Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 4                     1   5                     1


Descriptor: SHATTERING     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

AMOUNT OF SHATTERING OF SEED FROM THE SPIKE AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO SHATTERING
2             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
3             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
4             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
5             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
6             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
7             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
8             (1 = NO SHATTERING,  9 = SEVERE)
9             SEVERE - 50% OF SEED DROPPED


Descriptor: SPIKEDENS     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

A VISUAL MEASURE OF DENSITY OF A WHEAT SPIKE TAKEN AT
ABERDEEN OR MARICOPA.  CODED 1 to 9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             LAX
2             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
3             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
4             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
5             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
6             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
7             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
8             (1 = LAX,  9 = VERY DENSE)
9             VERY DENSE
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR SPIKE DENSITY


Descriptor: SPIKESHAPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Tapering (Widest at Base)
2             Strap or Oblong (Uniform Width)
3             Clavate (widest at tip)
4             Elliptical (Widest in Middle)
5             Other (Specify)
6             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 1                     2


Descriptor: SPIKETYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

SHAPE AND OTHER SUCH FEATURES RELATED TO SPIKE ON PLANTS
GROWN AT ABERDEEN OR MARICOPA.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             FUSIFORM
3             OBLONG
5             CLAVATE
9             ELLIPTICAL
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR SPIKE TYPES


Descriptor: STEMRUST     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Resistant
2             Moderately Resistant
3             Moderately Susceptible
4             Susceptible
5             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 1                     2


Descriptor: STRAWBREAK     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

STEM BREAKAGE.  CODED 1 to 9.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             NO BREAKAGE
2             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
3             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
4             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
5             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
6             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
7             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
8             (1 = NO BREAKAGE,  9 = ALL PLANTS)
9             ALL PLANTS


Descriptor: STRAWCOLOR     obtype: CHAR    CGC: YES

COLOR OF STRAW ON HEALTHY PLANTS RECORDED AT MATURITY.

Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             BLACK
1A            BLACK AND WHITE
1B            BLACK AND BROWN
2             BLUE
3             BROWN
3A            BROWN AND WHITE
4             GREY
5             PURPLE
6             RED
7             TAN
8             WHITE/AMBER
9             YELLOW
MIX           ROW MIXED FOR COLOR


Descriptor: TYPE     obtype: CHAR    CGC: N


Code          Definition
----          ----------
1             Soft White
2             Soft Red
3             Hard White
4             Hard Red
5             Other
6             Unknown

 Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.   Value             Freq.
 ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----   ----------------- -----
 5                     1