Descriptor details

Storage root shape

Storage root outline shown in longitudinal section.

Crop
Sweetpotato
Language
English
Version
1991
Category
CHARACTERIZATION

Descriptor definition


Descriptor type
CODED

Descriptor coding table


CodeTermDescription
1RoundAlmost a circular outline with a length to a breadth (L/B) ratio of about 1:1
2Round elliptica alightly circular outline with acute ends, and L/B ratio not more than 2:1
3Ellipticsymmetrical outline with about the maximum breadth at equal distance from both ends which are slightly acute. L/B ratio not more than 3:1
4Ovateoutline resembling the longitudinal section of an egg. The broadest part is at the distal end (away from the root stalk)
5Obvoateinversely ovate outline. The broadest part is at the proximal end (i.e. close to the root stalk)
6Oblongalmost rectangular outline with with sides nearly parallel and corners rounded. L/B ratio is 2:1.
7Long Oblongoblong outline with with a L/B ratio about 2:1
8Long ellipticelliptic outline with a L/B ratio of more than 3:1
9Long irregular or curved

Record metadata


UUID
3169a776-10da-4efa-9857-962e435e87a3
Record version
8
Last updated
14 October 2019