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Table 8 Descriptor states and Shannon–Weaver index of qualitative traits of naked barley accessions

From: Agro-morphological diversity of Nepalese naked barley landraces

SN Qualitative traits Shannon–Weaver index Descriptor’s states Frequency Proportion
1 Growth habit 0.89 Prostrate 3 12
    Intermediate 8 32
    Erect 14 56
2 Stem pigmentation 0.92 Green 13 52
    Purple (basal only) 5 20
    Purple (half or more) 7 28
3 Spike density 0.94 Lax 5 20
    Intermediate 12 48
    Dense 8 32
4 Lemma awn/hood 0.32 Awnless 0 0
    Awnleted 1 4
    Awned 21 84
    Sessile hoods 0 0
    Elevated hoods 3 12
5 Lemma awn barbs 0.62 Smooth 11 44
    Intermediate 9 36
    Rough 5 20
6 Glume color 0.53 White 3 12
    Yellow 18 72
    Brown 1 4
    Black 3 12
7 Grain(pericarp) color 0.37 White 2 8
    Tan/red 15 60
    Purple 1 4
    Black 2 8
    Other 5 20
8 Grain size 0.99 Small 9 36
    Intermediate 8 32
    large 8 32
9 Tillering capacity 0.83 Low 11 44
    Medium 2 8
    High 12 48
10 Phenotypic 0.90 Good 5 20
  acceptance   Intermediate 14 56
    Poor 6 24