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Data dictionary: Reproductive biology




Descriptor group Characteristic Abbreviation Units Description
Flower Stainable pollen Quantitative Unit Count the number of pollen grains showing fully formed and intense red color are considered viable
Flower Non-stainable pollen Quantitative Unit Count the number of pollen grains showing opaque pink or transparent color
Flower Unreduced pollen Quantitative Unit Count the number of unreduced gametes (2n pollen)
Flower Total pollen number Quantitative Unit Count of total pollen number in a slide, for an analysis need a 250 grains of pollen per slide
Flower Percentage of stainable pollen Quantitative % Percentage of stained normal pollen grains
Flower Percentage of non-stainable pollen Quantitative % Percentage of non-stained pollen grains
Flower Percentage of unreduced pollen Quantitative % Percentage of unreduced gametes (2n pollen)
Flower Anther color Qualitative Degree 1=Green(G), 3=Light yellow(LY), 5=Yellow(Y), 7=Dark yellow(DY), 9=Orange(O)
Flower Style position Qualitative Degree 1=Very short, 2=short, 3=Medium, 4=long, 5=Very long, 6=Extremely long
Flower Stigma type Qualitative Degree 1=Clavated (elongated), 2=Capitate (± globular), 3=Bilobate (split stigma)
Flower Number of sample Qualitative Score 0=Absent, 1=Present
Flower Presence of flower buds Qualitative ... yes or not
Flower Bud abortion Qualitative ... yes or not
Flower Anther characteristic Qualitative ... ...
Flower Dehiscent anther Qualitative ... yes or not
Flower Flower senescence Qualitative ... yes or not
Flower Flower abscision Qualitative ... yes or not
Flower Corolla shape Qualitative With categories Normal or deformed
Descriptor group Characteristic Abbreviation Units Description