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TAMU Container Trial Evaluation Scale

PERFORMANCE RATING 

Rating

Description

1

All plants dead.

2

Severe plant losses and weak growth.

3

Significant plant losses.  Very little flowering.

4

Weak growth with non-uniform flowering.

5

Uniform, healthy plants, but with somewhat weak or floppy growth.  Flowering about 25%.  Or good flowering with a floppy growth habit.

6

Uniform, healthy plants with vigorous growth.  Flowering about 50%.  Or very vigorous and uniform, but no flowering.

7

Uniform, healthy plants with vigorous growth.  Flowering about 75%.

8

Very uniform, healthy plants with vigorous growth.  Flowering at least 75% but not heavy.

9

Very uniform, healthy plants with very vigorous growth.  Heavy flowering.

10

Highly uniform, healthy plants with very vigorous growth.  Very heavy flowering.

FLOWERING RATING 

Rating

Description

1

0 to 10% flowering.

2

11 to 20% flowering.

3

21 to 30% flowering.

4

31 to 40% flowering.

5

41 to 50% flowering.

6

51 to 60% flowering.

7

61 to 70% flowering.

8

71 to 80% flowering.

9

81 to 90% flowering.

10

91 to 100% flowering.

COLD DAMAGE RATING 

Rating

Description

1

No damage.

5

Moderate damage.

10

Severe damage with a high percentage of dead plants.

 

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