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Descriptor: Blade color at vegetative(pre-2007) (blco_rev_veg_pre2007)

Color of the uppermost leaf below the flag leaf on the main culm at vegetative stage. Observed in all species.
Vegetative Stage
Crop Germplasm Committee approved
Data Type:
Alpha/numeric descriptor
Maximum Length:
Responsible Site:
International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

Studies or environments

Distribution of Values for Blade color at vegetative(pre-2007) (blco_rev_veg_pre2007)

CodeDefinitionNumber of Accessions
060 Green65349
061 Light green4114
063 Dark green23388
080 Purple129
085 Purple Margins6012
086 Purple Tips628
089 Purple Blotch1064
999 Mixture321

International Rice Genebank Germplasm Distribution and Exchange Policy

IRRI continues the free international exchange of germplasm, in accordance with the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). We provide rice in small quantities to any entity or establishment for research, breeding, or training for food and agriculture purposes; free of charge. At the same time, we gratefully receive seed contributions to add to our collection.

The procedure for acquiring seeds from IRRI are as follows:
1. Read, study and comply with Standard Material Transfer Agreement(SMTA).
2. Inquire, search and choose accessions through GRIN-Global or Genesys websites.
3. Submit requests electronically through the public websites (refer to #2)