Descriptor: 071 Sward - initial ground cover (071 SWARD - INITIAL GROUND COV)

      
 
Definition: 2 weeks after seedling emergence.
Crop: Lolium perenne L.
Category: Morphological descriptors
Status: Crop Germplasm Committee approved
Data Type: Alpha/numeric descriptor
Maximum Length: 1
Responsible site: OSEVA PRO Ltd. Grassland Research Institute (CZE082)


Distribution of Values for 071 Sward - initial ground cover (071 SWARD - INITIAL GROUND COV)

CodeDefinitionNumber of Accessions
1none or very poor < 20 %1
3poor 20 - 40 % 
5medium 41 - 60 %29
7good 61 - 80 %37
9very good > 80 %22