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PLC6.1 051009

PLC6.1 051009

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Strictly Confidential 
Sweet Corn Data recording schedule
Day(s)ActivitySheet No.Status1
Sowing
DAS
Emergence
20 DAS
Thinning And Gap FillingRecord Final Plant Stand 
30 DAS
Seedling Vigour Seedling Uniformity
50% SILKING
Mid Silk 
50%TASSELING
Mid Tassel 
20DAYS+SILKING
Maturity Recording
 AT FINAL HARVEST 
Plant Height 
75-80 DAS
Ear Height Ease Of Ear Pick Weight -10 Green EarsWeight -10 Yellow EarsEar LengthEar CurvatureRowingShellingTip Fill Kernel Colour Kernel DepthWidthSweetnessPericarp TendernessFlagsHusk Colour Husk LengthGeneral Rating
DISEASE RECORDING
Common Rust (As per appearance)Northern Corn Leaf Blight Southern Corn Leaf Blight
DAS-days after sowing
Vegetable Traits Descriptor Manual
 
 
 
Strictly Confidential 
Scale Definitions (Sweet Corn)
FSTD
YELLOW 
9.Exceptionally good on all points
9-
Orange7.Show definite promise
9-
Exceptionally vigorous and uniform
7-
Dark yellow 5.Acceptable but not noteworthy 
7-
Ver ood vio
5-
Medium ellow 3.Not generally acceptable
5-
 Acceptable, good vigor 
3-
Light yellow 1.Definitely not acceptable
1-
Poor yellow 
1-
Unacceptable, poor vigor 9.High Disease Incidence
BICOLOUR5.
Medium Disease Incidence
MT
Number of days from planting to 50% of the plants shedding pollen
9-
Highest gloss and contrast 1.Low Disease Incidence
7-
Bright, good contrast 
RLMAT
Number of days from sowing to First Harvest 
5-
 Average contrast, white still clear
3-
Medium pale yellow and/or off- white, poor contrast 
PLHT
 Average height of plants from soil to top of tassel in cm
1-
Poor and/or dull, very poor contrast, yellowish white
EH
Measured from soil to butt of the upper ear in cm
HL
 Amount of leaf tissue extending above the tip of the ear (cm)
 9-
Superior Sweetness and Flavour
YB10GW
10 ears in row with husks (Kg)
 7-
Very Sweet and distinctive flovour 
 5-
 Acceptable sweetness and flavour 
YB10YW
10 ears in row without husks (Kg)
 3-
Flat and somewhat starchy 
 1-
Undetectable sweetness and flavour (tasteless)
LNAVE
 Average length of five random upper ears (cm)
DI
 Average diameter of five random upper ears (cm)
9-
Exceptionally tender (should dissolve totally in the mouth)
7-
Very tender (slightly tougher to chew)
5-
 Acceptable tenderness (edible)
3-
Tough (substandard)
1-
Unacceptable (Tastes like field corn)
Data to be entered as
average
 of 5 cobs
9-
Very easy shelling9-Best shelf life (maintains color & sweetness, taste)
7-
Eas shellin 7-Very good shelf life
5-
 Accetable shellin5-Very good shelf life
3-
Hard shellin3-Average
1-
Very hard shelling 1-Poor (dried, non marketable)
TF
Length of blankness at the tip of the ear (cm)Number of plants that remain after 10 days from thinning
Rg*ESVIGORCL
3-
Poor vigor 
SHANK TO KERNEL RATIOSelect best 5 ears of each entry, remove total kernels and take the weight of kernels and shank separately.
1-
Strong taper from butt to tip
3-
Slight to medium sharp taper to tip
3-
 Considerable sulci, spiral and broken
1-
 All bad sulci, spiral, broken or drop rows to ear tips
ØKeep the best 5 ears(with husk) in room temperature for 7 days and record the shelf life for husk color, kernel color and sweetness/tasteSHELF LIFEShellingFVPRGRDISGR
5-
Cylindrical, with sharp taper to tip
7-
Generally cylindrical, slight taper at tip
9-
Very cylindrical from butt to tip
9-
Mostly perfect rows
7-
Good Rowing
5-
 Average – few slightly spiral and broken
 

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