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Culm Strength

To observed lodging resistance. Culm strength is first rated after panicle emergence by gently pushing the tillers bank and forth a few times. The test gives some indicators of culm stiffness and resilience. Final observation at maturity is made to record standing position of plants. Time: after flowering up to maturity

Crop
Rice
Version
1980
Category
CHARACTERIZATION

Descriptor definition


Descriptor type
SCALE
Database name
CUST
Minimum allowed value
1
Maximum allowed value
9

Scale


Allowed values
Decimals
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

Legend:

1
Strong (no lodging)
3
Moderately strong (most plants leaning)
5
Intermediate (most plants moderately lodged)
7
Weak (most plants nearly flat)
9
very weak (all plants flat)

Record metadata


UUID
7e47f425-9bef-471f-8ec2-9e0df7ff17b3
Record version
3
Last updated
22 October 2018