Trait | Description | Units |
---|---|---|

BARE (barren nodes) | Number of barren nodes on the main stalk above the uppermost primary lateral branch | Count |

BRLG (branch length) | Length of the primary lateral branch | Centimeters |

BRNO (branch number) | Number of primary lateral branches | Count |

COBD | Ear diameter | Millimeters |

CULM (culm diameter) | Diameter of the primary stalk | Millimeters |

CUPR (cupules per rank)^{a} | Number of cupules in a single rank | Count |

GLUM (glume score)^{a} | Hardness and protrusion of the outer glume | Score (1–7, 1 = maize) |

INFL (inflorescence length) | Length of the primary lateral inflorescence | Millimeters |

KERN (kernel weight)^{a} | Average kernel weight | Milligrams |

LBIL^{a} | Average length of the primary lateral branch internodes | Centimeters |

LBNN | Number of nodes on the primary lateral branch | Count |

LCS (length of central spike) | Length of the primary tassel central spike | Centimeters |

LIBN^{a} | Number of branches in the primary lateral inflorescence | Count |

PLHT (plant height) | Length of the primary stalk from the ground to the tip of the primary tassel | Centimeters |

POLL (days to pollen) | Days to first pollen shed | Days |

PROL (prolificacy)^{a} | Number of inflorescences on the primary lateral branch | Count |

RANK^{a} | Number of internode columns (ranks) on the primary lateral inflorescence | Count |

SPKLT (spikelet length) | Average spikelet length of the primary tassel | Millimeters |

TBN (tassel branch number) | Branch number of the primary tassel | Count |

TBS (branching space) | Branching space of the primary tassel | Centimeters |

TILL (tillering) | Ratio of the sum of all tiller lengths to PLHT | Ratio |

STAM (staminate score)^{a} | Fraction of the primary lateral inflorescence internodes that are male (staminate) | Number |

↵

*a*A trait evaluated in two maize × teosinte F_{2}populations (Doebley and Stec 1993; Doebley*et al*. 1994).