Trait

A trait is a classification of measurement.

For help on the basic functions surrounding the trait page, here are some links below

Default Columns

Trait comes with the following system columns

Column nameColumn Description
TraitNameThis field is for storing a name for a trait in the database. It has to be unique.
Examples: plantGrowth, height, depth
TraitCaptionThis field is for storing a the caption for the trait. Just like with the Trait Name, this must be unique
However this can be the same as the Trait Name
Examples: plntGrwth, HGT, depth
TraitDescriptionTrait Description is an necessary field that is used for a large amount of characters used to describe the trait.
Examples: How much the plant has grown, The Height of the plant, The depth of the seed
TraitDataTypeThe Trait Data type field is used to store the what type of data the trait is.
This is used so that database knows how to store the trait measurement
Options : String, Integer, Decimal, Boolean, DateTime, Link
TraitValueMinLengthThis field is simple, this is used to store what is allowed to be the minimum value for the trait,
Examples: 0, 10, 4
TraitValueMaxLength This field is simple, this is used to store what is allowed to be the Maximum value for the trait,
Examples: 255, 100, 4
TraitUnitTrait unit is a field that is used to store the relevent measurement unit for the trait that is being added.
Examples: cm, mm, km
IsTraitUsedForAnalysis Is Trait Used For Analysis is a simple true/false option for whether or not that trait is or will be used for analysis
Options: True,False
Searching for a Trait
This link will give instructions on all the functions and tools that appear on the search page


Adding and Editing a Trait
This link has all the information needed on how data can be added in Katmandoo V3


Importing Traits
This link will go to the help page that details how to import large amounts of data in the Database.


Exporting Traits
This link will go to the export page with all the information surrounding the Export pop-up and all of its functions


Deleting Data
This link will go to the help page that details how a piece of data
can be deleted from the database