1993
Crop
Sorghum
Publisher
IBPGR
Bibliographic citation
Version
1993
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Free text
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Coded
CodeTermDescription
1PigmentedGrey-brown group colour: 199A: brown group 200D: 200C: 200B: 200A
2TanGreyed-yellow group 161B
Classification
Characterization descriptor
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CodeTermDescription
0Not juicyDry
+Juicy
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Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Sweet
2Insipid
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1WhiteColourless) (white group 155B
2Dull greenGreyed-green group 191C
3YellowYellow group 7A, 7B
4BrownGreyed-orange group 165C
5PurpleGreyed-purple group 183D, 183B, 183A
6OtherIn the descriptor notes 4.4
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Slightly present
5
Medium
7
Mostly bloomy
9
Completely bloomy
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Free text
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Very lax panicleTypical of wild sorghum
2Very loose erect primary branches
3Very loose drooping primary branches
4Loose erect primary branches
5Loose drooping primary branches
6Semi-loose erect primary branches
7Semi-loose drooping primary branches
8Semi-compact elliptic
9Compact elliptic
10Compact Oval
11Half broom corn
12Broom Corn
13OtherSpecified in the descriptor notes 4.4
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1WhiteWhite group 155D,155C,155B,155A
2SiennaYellow group, 6D,6C,6B,6A
3MahoganyGreyed-orange group 164A,164B, 165A, 164B
4RedOrange-red group 33C,33B,33A,34A
5PurpleGreyed-purple, 183D, 183C,183B,183A
6BlackBlack group 202A: rown group 200A
7GreyGreyed-green group 197D, 197C
8OtherSpecified in the descriptor notes 4.4
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9

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1
25% grain covered
3
50% grain covered
5
75% grain covered
7
Grain fully covered
9
Glumes longer than grains
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
0Awnless
+Awned
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Scale
0
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8
9

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Very low
3
Low
5
Intermediate
7
High
9
Very high
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1WhiteWhite group 155D, 155C, 155B, 155A
2YellowYellow group 6D,6C,6B,6A
3RedOrange-red group 33C,33B,33A,165B,165A
4BrownGreyed-orange group 164B,164A,165B,165A
5BuffGreyed-orange group 166B
6OtherIn the descriptor notes 4.4
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
0AbsentNo lustrous
+PresentLustrous
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Free text
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Numeric
Classification
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Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
0Absent
+Present
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Data type
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0
1
2
3
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7
8
9

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3
Dimple
7
Plump
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Single
2Twin
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Characterization descriptor
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0
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9

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1
Completely Corneous
3
Mostly corneous
5
Intermediate
7
Mostly starchy
9
Completely starchy
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1WhiteWhite group 155B
2YellowGreyed-yellow group 162A
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Normal
2Waxy
3Sugary
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0
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9

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Low
5
Intermediate
7
High
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0
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3
Low
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Intermediate
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High
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0
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Very slightly senescent
3
Slightly senescent
5
Intermediate About half of leaves dead
7
Mostly senescent
9
Completely senescent Leaves and stalk dead
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0
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9

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Poor
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Medium
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Good
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Low
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High
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Numeric
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
0NoNo synchrony
+YesMain stem and tillers at the same time
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Slightly exserted<2 cm but ligule of flag leaf definitively below inflorescence base
2Exserted2-10 cm between the ligule and inflorescence base
3Well-exserted>10 cm beyween ligule and the inflorescence base
4Peduncle recurvedInflorescence below ligule and clearly exposed splitting the leaf sheath
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Numeric
Unit of measure
cm
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Free text
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Non-restorer
2Partial restorer
3Restorer
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Milo
2Texas
3Maldandi
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0
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Very difficult <50%
3
Difficult 60-69%
5
Intermediate 80-84%
7
Good 90-94%
9
Excellent 99-100%
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3
Low Good resistance
5
Medium
7
High Poor resistance
Classification
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0
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9

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3
Low <7.0-10.0
7
High >15.0-21.7
Classification
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0
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9

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Low 1.5-1.57
7
High 3.0-3.65
Classification
Characterization descriptor
Data type
Coded
CodeTermDescription
1Testa brownGreyed-orange group 165B, 165A
2Testa and pericarp brownGreyed-orange group 165B,165A