Dataset details

Characterization of maize accessions in Kitale (Kenya)

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Maize accessions were planted in Kitale and assessed for their morphological diversity.

Number of accessions
135
Number of traits
20
Start of evaluation
1993
End of evaluation
Date not provided

Dataset metadata


Dataset creators


Data digitizer
Simon N Mariku Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Data collector
Richard Kanugu Wataaru Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Data collector
Joseph Ireri Kamau Genetic Resources Research Institute
Data collector
Donald Lutari Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Data curator
Ndungu Kimani Genetic Resources Research Institute
Data manager
Timon Moi Genetic Resources Research Institute

Dataset use and licensing


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CC BY-NC 4.0 Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International

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Kitale_Maize_1993

Kitale_maize_1993.xlsx

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Data provider contact information


Address
P.O. Box 781 - 00902 Kikuyu

Other Metadata


Date of dataset
December 9, 2016
Metadata create date
22 October 2018
Metadata updated date
22 October 2018

Locations


Location
KALRO Kitale research station. Trans Nzoia County, Uasin Gishu, Kenya
Date of evaluation
1993Date not provided

Traits observed


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    Days to 50% flowering

    Number of days from planting to when 50% of the plants have extended silk.

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    Mid rib colour

    Midrib colour of the third leaf counted from flag leaf downwards taken during or shortly after flowering.

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    National accession number

    A unique number representing each germplasm.

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    Seedling vigor

    Visual measurement recorded three weeks after emergence of the seedling.

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    Plant colour

    Absence or prescence of pigments on leaf and stalk taken at seed filling stage.

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    Basal tillers

    Average number of basal tillers (without counting the stem)at maturity of 10 randomly selected plants.

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    Plant height

    Mean height of 10 random plants, measured from the ground level to the tip of the head taken after flowering and before ripening.

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    Ear height

    Mean height of 10 random plant ears from the ground level to the node bearing the upper ear.

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    Plot uniformity

    Consider phenotypic appearance.

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    Ears characterized

    Number of ears randomly harvested and characterized in the lab.

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    Lodging

    Susceptibility to lodging. Scored before harvesting in a scale similar to percentages.

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    Number of ears per plant

    Average of 10 randomly selected plants from the middle of the plot.

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    Kernel type

    Kernel type.

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    Kernel colour

    Three colours observed in order of frequency.

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    Ear length

    Mean length of 10 random ears from the point of attachment on the ear peducle to the tip of the dehusked ear.

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    Kernel rows per ear

    Number of rows of kernel on 10 randomly selected ears.

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    Endosperm texture

    Visual measurement looking at longitudinal cut seed.

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    Thousand grain weight

    Weight of one thousand seeds adjusted to 10% moisture content.

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    Kernel uniformity

    Visual measurement whether the kernel colours are the same or not.

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    Endosperm colour

    Visual measurement of the endosperm colour.

Accessions

List of accessions included in the dataset

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KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
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KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
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KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
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KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A
KEN212Genetic Resources Research Institute, Kenya • DOI: N/A