Descriptors for Capsicum L.:

Category: MORPHOLOGY
  1. 001 Plant - habit (001 PLANT - HABIT )
    Observed when 50% of the plants bear ripe fruit. Fig. 2

  2. 002 Plant - height (002 PLANT - HEIGHT )
    Scored, when in 50% of the plants the first fruit has begun to riped. Measured from soil to highest point.

  3. 003 Plant - stem pubescence (003 PLANT - STEM PUBESCENCE )
    Recorded on mature plants, excluding the first two nodes below the shoot. Fig. 1

  4. 004 Leaf - pubescence (004 LEAF - PUBESCENCE )
    Observed on the young mature leaves. Fig. 3

  5. 005 Leaf - length (005 LEAF - LENGTH )


  6. 006 Flower - number of flowers per axil (006 FLOWER - NUMBER OF FLOWERS)


  7. 007 Flower - position (007 FLOWER - POSITION )
    Recorded at anthesis. Fig.4

  8. 008 Flower - corolla coulour (008 FLOWER - COROLLA COULOUR )


  9. 009 Flower - corolla spot colour (009 FLOWER - COROLLA SPOT COLO)


  10. 010 Flower - anther colour (010 FLOWER - ANTHER COLOUR )
    Observed immediately after bloomong before anthesis

  11. 011 Flower - filament colour (011 FLOWER - FILAMENT COLOUR )
    Observed immediately at anthesis. IPGRI nr.

  12. 012 Flower - stigma exsertion to anthesis (012 FLOWER - STIGMA EXSERTION )
    Observed at anthesis. On 10 stigmas from 10 random plants.

  13. 013 Flower - calyx margin (013 FLOWER - CALYX MARGIN )
    Fig. 5

  14. 014 Flower - calyx annular constriction (014 FLOWER - CALYX ANNULAR CON)
    At junction of calyx and pedicel. Observed at mature stage. Fig. 6

  15. 015 Fruit - anthocyanin spots or stripes (015 FRUIT - ANTHOCYANIN SPOTS )
    Recorded on fruit just before the ripening stage

  16. 016 Fruit - colour at intermediate stage (016 FRUIT - COLOUR AT INTERMED)


  17. 017 Fruit - position (017 FRUIT - POSITION )


  18. 018 Fruit - set (018 FRUIT - SET )


  19. 019 Fruit - colour at mature stage (019 FRUIT - COLOUR AT MATURE S)


  20. 020 Fruit - shape (020 FRUIT - SHAPE )
    Fig.7

  21. 021 Fruit - length (021 FRUIT - LENGTH )


  22. 022 Fruit - width (022 FRUIT - WIDTH )
    Recorded at the widest point. Average of10 ripe fruits of 2 harvest

  23. 023 Fruit - shape at pedicel attachment (023 FRUIT - SHAPE AT PEDICEL A)
    Fig. 8

  24. 024 Fruit - neck at base of fruit (024 FRUIT - NECK AT BASE OF FR)
    Fig. 9

  25. 025 Fruit - shape at blosoom end (025 FRUIT - SHAPE AT BLOSOOM E)
    Fig. 10

  26. 026 Fruit - cross-sectional corrugation (026 FRUIT - CROSS-SECTIONAL CO)
    Fig. 11

  27. 027 Fruit - surface (027 FRUIT - SURFACE )


  28. 028 Seed - colour (028 SEED - COLOUR )


  29. 042 Seed - number of seed per one fruit (042 SEED - NUMBER OF SEED PER )
    Average of 10 fruits of 10random plants

Category: PRODUCTION
  1. 041 Seed - 1000-seed weight (TSW) (041 SEED - 1000-SEED WEIGHT (T)