Sesame accessions were planted in Kibwezi and assesed for their morphological diversity. The results indicate that the accessions held at genebank are variable interms of Kernel characteristics, plant height and days to maturity.
Hairiness of leaf recorded on ventral surface of bottom leaves.
Recorded at onset of flowering.
Height of plant at maturity. Mean height of 5 random plant measured in cm.
National accession number
A unique number representing each germplasm.
Days to 50% emergence
Counted as days from sowing to 50% of seedling emergence.
Shape of stem
Stem shape in cross section.
Branches per plant
No. of branches per plant. Average of 5 random plant from the middle of the plot.
Lista de accesiones incluidas en el conjunto de datos