Characterization descriptors for pigeon pea accessions used at Genetic Resources Research Institute (GeRRI) - Kenya. These descriptors have been adapted based on the IBPGR/ICRISAT descriptors for pigeonpea (1981).
|1||Erect and compact|
Main colour of the plant stem.
Main colour of the petals. Royal horticultural Society Colour Chart numbers in parenthesis.
|1||Ivory (Green white 157 B)|
|2||Light yellow (yellow 6 D)|
|3||Yellow (yellow 9 B)|
|4||Orange (Orange 25 B)|
|5||Red (Red 53 A)|
|6||Purple (Red purple 59 A)|
Colour of streaks on dorsal side of the vexillum (flag) and second colour of the wings and keel.
|0||No second flower colour|
Type of flowering pattern.
Distance between lowest and topmost pod on the plant in cm.
Number of days from date of sowing or first irrigation to when 50% of plants are flowering.
Height of the plant at maturity.