Glossary of Terms

 

Screen Label
Definition
Required?
Account Type
The name of the account type.
YES
Account Type Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account type.
YES
Amphibian Type
The sub classification of a species that is an amphibian.
YES
App Main Page Graphic
A mark that denotes whether the indicator is to be displayed as a graphic on the App Main page.
NO
Applied Currency
The monetary currency used by the organisation and the vendor in a financial transaction.
YES
Barometric Pressure
The barometric pressure at approximately chest height.
NO
Batch No.
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific production batch.
YES
Biological Type
The sub classification of a foreign substance that is biological in nature.
YES
Bird Type
The sub classification of a species that is a bird.
YES
Block Dry Soil Rupture Resistance
A measure of the strength of the soil to withstand an applied stress. Tested with Blocks, Peds, and Clods in a dry state.
NO
Block Moist Soil Rupture Resistance
A measure of the strength of the soil to withstand an applied stress. Tested with Blocks, Peds, and Clods in a moist state.
NO
Bottom Dissolved Oxygen
The amount of dissolved oxygen in the water near or at the floor bottom.
YES
Bottom pH Level
The pH level of the water near or at the floor bottom.
YES
Bottom Salinity
The amount of salinity in the water near or at the floor bottom.
YES
Bottom Water Temperature
The water temperature near or at the floor bottom.
YES
Boundary Distinctness
The vertical distance (thickness) over which the soil horizon transitions to the top of the next.
YES
Boundary Topography
The lateral undulation and continuity of the boundary between soil horizons, or the cross-sectional shape of the contact between soil horizons.
YES
Box Bar Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific food box package.
YES
Box Size Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific box size.
YES
Branded Box
A specially designed box provided by the customer to pack the food items.
NO
Brittleness Manner of Failure
The rate of change and the physical condition the soil attains when subjected to compression. Tested for brittleness in a moist or wetter state.
NO
Brix
The sugar level of the food item on a numeric scale range.
NO
Calculated Value
The number that had been automatically calculated based on the indicator's data fields and parameters.
YES
Chemical Type
The sub classification of a foreign substance that is chemical in nature.
YES
City
The city represents a political, geographical division within a district. In most countries, the city ends the hierarchy of political geographical divisions beginning with the country.
YES
City Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific city.
YES
Cloud Altitude
The approximate distance from the base of the clouds to the surface of the earth.
NO
Cloud Formation
The scientific name of the cloud formation.
YES
Cloud Formation Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific cloud formation type.
YES
Colour Category
An indication to inform how soil colour patterns are to be described.
YES
Colour Category Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific colour category.
YES
Colour Physical State
The location or condition (pertinent circumstances) of the colour.
YES
Colour Physical State Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific colour condition.
YES
Compass Direction
The direction related to the mark on a compass to provide a quick reference point.
YES
Container No.
A user-defined identification number (the freight container number provided by the shipper) to identify a specific order shipment by freight container.
YES
Core Temperature
The core temperature of the pallet in cold storage.
YES
Cottage
The cottage represents an isolated person or family who lives in a distant location far from organised activity. Its geographical boundaries are less known formally; it can be determined by the amount of land that the person uses for farming. The cottage is associated with the nearest village.
YES
Cottage Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific cottage.
YES
Country
The recognised name of the established country.
YES
Country Code
The standard country code used by international organisations.
YES
Crates Received
The total crates that had been received.
NO
Currency Code
A standard code used by legal and financial institutions to identify a specific monetary currency.
YES
Dashboard Graphic
A mark that denotes whether the indicator is to be displayed as a graphic on the Full Dashboard page.
NO
Data Table
The name of the data table that is used in the indicator.
YES
Date of Establishing Relationship
The date of establishing a relationship or the first transaction with the vendor.
YES
Date of Establishing Station
The date on which the measurement station had been established.
YES
Date of Job End
The end date of the job title at the grade level.
NO
Date of Job Start
The start date of the job title at the grade level.
YES
Date of Sample
The date on which the sample had been taken.
YES
Date of Terminating Relationship
The date of ending the relationship or the last transaction with the vendor.
NO
Date of Terminating Station
The date on which the measurement station had been terminated.
NO
Date Received
The date on which the facility had received the food items.
YES
DBA
The name as legally registered as "Doing Business As," if different from vendor name.
NO
Department
The department represents the first order of division within an organisational structure.
YES
Department Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific department.
YES
Destination Plot No.
The farm plot to which the agriculture plant was transplanted.
YES
Dewpoint Temperature
The dewpoint temperature at approximately chest height.
NO
Direction Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific compass direction.
YES
Disease Type
The sub classification of a foreign substance that is a disease.
YES
Distinctness Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific boundary distinctness.
YES
District
The district (a generalised term) represents the political, geographical division within a province. In the U.S. this is called "County".
YES
District Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific district.
YES
Effervescence
The gaseous response (seen as bubbles) of the soil to applied HCl (carbonate test), H2O2 (MnO2 test), or other chemicals.
YES
Effervescence Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific effervescence.
YES
Employee ID
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific employee.
YES
Employment End Date
The date on which the employee had permanently left the organisation.
NO
Employment Start Date
The date on which the employee had initially joined the organisation.
YES
Employment Status
The employment status shows whether a specific employee is active, inactive, or another status in relationship to their employer.
YES
Employment Status Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific employment status.
YES
Employment Type
The employment type shows whether a specific employee holds permanent, temporary, or another type of employment in relationship to their employer.
YES
Employment Type Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific employment type.
YES
Environment State
The general condition of the subject material from dry to wet.
YES
Environment State Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific environment state.
YES
Equipment
The name of the equipment item.
YES
Equipment Category
The equipment category is a group that classifies a specific equipment item (durable good or long-term tangible asset) from other items.
YES
Equipment Category Code
A code (which is either system-defined or user-defined) to identify a specific equipment category.
YES
Equipment ID
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific equipment item.
YES
Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA)
The estimated date that the freight shipment is scheduled to arrive at the port of destination.
NO
Estimated Time of Departure (ETD)
The estimated date that the freight shipment is scheduled to leave the port of origin.
NO
Exchange Rate
The mechanism by which the foreign financial transaction can be converted into the local monetary value.
YES
Final Oxidised pH Level
The final pH level of the soil sample taken after 16 weeks.
NO
First Permissible Harvest Date
The actual date of when the crop is harvested.
NO
Fiscal Cycle Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific fiscal cycle period.
YES
Fiscal Cycle, End Year
The end year of the fiscal cycle period.
YES
Fiscal Cycle, Start Year
The start year of the fiscal cycle period.
YES
Fluidity Manner of Failure
The rate of change and the physical condition the soil attains when subjected to compression. Tested for fluidity in a moist or wetter state.
NO
Fragments
The kind of rock and other fragments present in the soil.
NO
Freight No.
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific order shipment that is transported by air or land and through means not requiring a standard freight container.
YES
Governance Form
The governance form distinguishes an average district as being a "Municipal" or a "Metropolitan". This level of specificity is applied in countries like Ghana.
YES
GPS Code
The GPS code is the compressed form of the full name of the GPS coordinate system.
YES
GPS Coordinate 1
GPS Coordinate 1 (a generalised term) is the first of two coordinates used to provide a precise location for a given place, object, or person. Formally labelled as GPS X Coordinate.
YES
GPS Coordinate 2
GPS Coordinate 2 (a generalised term) is the second of two coordinates used to provide a precise location for a given place, object, or person. Formally labelled as GPS Y Coordinate.
NO
GPS Name
The recognised name of the GPS coordinate system.
YES
Grade Level
The grade represents the third order of division within an organisational structure, distinguishing a job position level inside a section.
YES
Grade Level Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific grade level.
YES
Grade Scale Value
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific soil grade.
YES
Harvest Date
The date on which the crop had been harvested.
YES
Incident Report ID
A user-defined code to identify a specific incident report.
YES
Incident Status
The level at which the incident had been marked in a report.
YES
Indicator
The name or title of the indicator.
YES
Indicator Calculation
The way in which the indicator can be calculated to produce the specified output value.
YES
Indicator Chart Type
The type of chart used to display the results of the indicator.
YES
Indicator Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific indicator.
YES
Indicator Frequency
The number of times that the indicator is to be calculated over a calendar period which may be defined or indefinite.
YES
Indicator Group
The functional area to which the indicator belongs.
YES
Indicator Methodology
The means by which the indicator's data are collected and analysed.
YES
Indicator Status
The status of the indicator.
YES
Indicator Type
The type of the indicator.
YES
Initial Oxidised pH Level
The initial pH level of the soil sample taken at the start of the experiment.
NO
Insect Type
The sub classification of a species that is an insect.
YES
Invasive Species Type
The sub classification of a species that is not native to the local habitat.
YES
Items Packed
The total food count that had been packed.
NO
Items per Box
The number of food items that can fit in one box.
YES
Items per Crate
The holding capacity of a single crate.
YES
Items Received
The total food count that had been received.
YES
Items Rejected
The total food count that had been rejected.
YES
Market Brand
A labelling programme designed to differentiate a box package from other boxes.
YES
Market Brand Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific market brand.
YES
Measurement Station
The specific site where monitoring is performed and measurements are taken for environmental quality.
YES
Message Category
The classification of the message in context to a particular subject matter.
YES
Message Mode
The means by which the message is transmitted.
YES
Message Type
The classification of the message without regard to subject matter.
YES
Molecular Structure
The composition of atomic elements that make up the foreign substance, described in chemical nomenclature.
YES
NHIS
The National Health Insurance System Number issued to the employee by the government.
NO
Obs Method Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific observation method.
YES
Observation Method
The method by which the soil sample had been taken and observed.
YES
Odour Level
The level of odour present in the subject material.
YES
Odour Level Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific odour level.
YES
Odour Type
The type of odour present in the subject material.
YES
Odour Type Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific odour type.
YES
Order Category
The name of the account order category used to classify account order items.
YES
Order Date
The date on which the account order was first created.
YES
Order From
The vendor (supplier) that had provided the goods or services in the account order.
YES
Order No.
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific account order.
YES
Order Status
The name of the order status.
YES
Order Status Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account order status.
YES
Order To
The vendor (customer) that had received the goods or services in the account order.
YES
Order Type
The name of the account order type.
YES
Order Type Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account order type.
YES
Origin Plot No.
The farm plot in which the agriculture plant was first planted.
YES
Packing Date
The date on which the food had been packed in the box.
YES
Pallet Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific pallet.
YES
Payment Status
The name of the payment status.
YES
Payment Status Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account order payment status.
YES
Payment Term
The name of the term of payment.
YES
Payment Term Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account order payment term.
YES
Penetration Resistance
The ability of the soil in a confined (field) state to resist penetration by a rigid object of specified size.
NO
Pest Amount
The estimated amount of pest that had been found.
YES
Pest Type
The classification of a species that poses risk or harm to the environment.
YES
Pest Type Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific pest type.
YES
Plant No.
A user-defined code to identify a specific agriculture plant for first-time planting in a farm plot. The same code may be applied for a bundled package that is spread across a single plot.
YES
Planting/Start Date
In the case of plants, the date on which the farm plot had been planted with the specified product variety. In the case of animals, the date on which animals had been assigned to the farm plot.
YES
Plasticity
The degree to which the puddled or reworked soil can be permanently deformed without rupturing.
NO
Plot No.
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific farm plot.
YES
Plot Size
The land area of the farm plot.
NO
POC Type Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific point of contact person type.
YES
Point of Contact
The person whom the employee had named.
YES
Pollution Amount
The estimated volume of foreign substance that had been found in the specified medium.
YES
Pollution Type
The classification of a foreign substance that poses risk or harm to the environment.
YES
Pollution Type Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific pollution type.
YES
PPE
The specific equipment that was worn on person to provide protection against chemicals.
YES
Pre Harvest Interval (PHI)
The number of days from the date of application to when the crop can be harvested.
YES
Precipitation Amount
The amount of precipitation that had accumulated on the surface.
YES
Precipitation Type
The type of precipitation that had accumulated on the surface.
YES
Pressure Pattern
The change or trend in barometric pressure.
YES
Pressure Pattern Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific barometric pressure pattern.
YES
Primary Account Code
The name of the primary account code.
YES
Primary Code ID
A user-defined code to identify a specific primary account code.
YES
Product
The general name of the agriculture product that covers a group of similar products. Coffee, for example, is a general name that covers all the varieties of coffee. The term, Crop was formerly used to exclude non-plant-based products. The revision is designed to be inclusive of all agriculture products such as chicken, fish, and goat that would be managed.
YES
Product Code
A user-defined code to identify an agriculture product differentiated by its variety. Formerly named as Crop Code.
YES
Product Division
The Phylum or another form of classification in which the agriculture product is a member of.
YES
Product Division Code
A user-defined code to identify a product division.
YES
Product Population
The number of products (plants or animals) managed on the farm plot. Depending on the context, population could be the total number of plants that were planted in the farm plot or the total number of animals that are assigned to the farm plot. In the case of animals for example, the farm plot could have 100 goats or 1,000 chickens.
YES
Production Date
The date on which the batch had been processed.
YES
Province
The province (a generalised term) represents the political, geographical division within a country. In the U.S., this is called "State". In the U.K. and Anglophone countries, this is called "Region". In other countries, this is called "Governorate".
YES
Province Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific province.
YES
Quality Area
The area in which monitoring is performed for environmental quality.
YES
Quality Area Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific environment quality area.
YES
Received ID
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific group of food items that had been received at the packing or processing facility.
YES
Reduced Conditions
An indicator of Fe+2 in the soil horizon.
NO
Reduced Monosulfides
An indicator of reduced monsulfides in the soil horizon.
NO
Registration No.
If a motor vehicle, the registration or license number issued by the government.
NO
Relationship
The familial or personal relationship to the employee.
NO
Salinity
Based on electrical conductivity from a saturation paste extract. The resultant value is an estimation.
YES
Salinity Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific salinity.
YES
Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
The ease with which the saturated soil can transmit water through the pore space. Formally defined as the proportionality factor that relates water flow rate to the hydraulic gradient in Darcys equation.
YES
Secondary Account Code
The name of the secondary account code.
YES
Secondary Code ID
A user-defined code to identify a specific secondary account code.
YES
Section
The section represents the second order of division within an organisational structure, further defining an operating unit inside a department.
YES
Section Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific section.
YES
Size Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific soil size.
YES
Smeariness Manner of Failure
The rate of change and the physical condition the soil attains when subjected to compression. Tested for smeariness in a moist or wetter state.
NO
Soil Depth
The height of the soil from the ground surface to the specific point within the soil horizon.
YES
Soil Grade
Used in combination with soil size and soil type to describe the soil structure, which is the naturally occurring arrangement of soil particles into aggregates that results from pedogenic processes.
YES
Soil Horizon
The Soil Taxonomy label written in a format that captures the composition of the soil horizon.
YES
Soil Horizon ID
A system-defined code to identify a specific soil horizon layer.
YES
Soil Size
Used in combination with soil grade and soil type to describe the soil structure, which is the naturally occurring arrangement of soil particles into aggregates that results from pedogenic processes.
YES
Soil Temperature
The soil temperature taken at the specified depth within the soil horizon.
YES
Soil Texture
The numerical proportion (weight percentage) of the sand, silt, and clay separates in the fine-earth fraction (less than or equal to 2 mm).
YES
Soil Type
The dominant type of ped, and used in combination with soil grade and soil size to describe the soil structure, which is the naturally occurring arrangement of soil particles into aggregates that results from pedogenic processes.
YES
Soil Type Code
A system-defined or user-defined code to identify a specific soil type.
YES
Species ID
A system-defined code to identify a specific species.
YES
SSN
The Social Security Number issued to the employee by the government.
NO
Staff Role
The name of the staff role in accounting.
YES
Staff Role Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific accounting staff role.
YES
Station ID
A user-defined code to identify a specific measurement station.
YES
Stickiness
The capacity of the soil to adhere to other objects.
NO
Stock
The name of the stock item.
YES
Stock Category
The stock category is a group that classifies a specific stock item (disposable good or short-term asset) from other items.
YES
Stock Category Code
A code (which is either system-defined or user-defined) to identify a specific stock category.
YES
Stock ID
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific stock item.
YES
Streamflow
The rate at which the water had been travelling.
NO
Substance ID
A system-defined code to identify a specific foreign substance.
YES
Surface Air Temperature
The air temperature at approximately chest height.
YES
Surface Crust Dry Soil Rupture Resistance
A measure of the strength of the soil to withstand an applied stress. Tested with Surface Crusts and Plates in a dry state.
NO
Surface Dissolved Oxygen
The amount of dissolved oxygen in the water near or at the surface.
YES
Surface pH Level
The pH level of the water near or at the surface.
YES
Surface Salinity
The amount of salinity in the water near or at the surface.
YES
Surface Water Temperature
The water temperature near or at the surface.
YES
Tax Identification No.
The identification number issued by the government for tax purposes.
YES
Texture Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific soil texture.
YES
Topography Scale Value
A system-defined code to identify a specific boundary topography.
YES
Total Boxes
The total count of all food boxes that are associated with the same box bar code.
YES
Township
The township or town generally represents a relatively small populated area below that of a city. Its geographical boundaries may be less defined in an unincorporated area. The township is associated with the nearest city or district.
YES
Township Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific township.
YES
Transaction Type
The name of the type of transaction.
YES
Transaction Type Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific account order transaction type.
YES
Transmission Medium
The way in which the identified chemical, biological, disease, or species is moving or progressing.
YES
Transmission Medium Code
A system-defined code to identify a specific transmission medium.
YES
Transport Carrier
The transport carrier is a specific vendor type that provides shipping and logistical services for freight shipment.
YES
Type of Point of Contact
The type of person designated by the employee to serve as a point of contact in certain events.
YES
Unclassified Species Type
The sub classification of a species that is not typically found to be a pest.
YES
Variety Full Name (Scientific Name)
The Latin name of the specific kind of the agriculture product that was given by the scientific community. The name includes the Genus and the Species. The name of the scientist who discovered the variety may also be included.
YES
Vendor
The name of the vendor.
YES
Vendor ID
A user-defined identification number to identify a specific vendor.
YES
Vendor Type
The vendor type distinguishes a specific vendor by its occupation, trade, or primary work environment.
YES
Vendor Type Code
A code (which is either system-defined or user-defined) to identify a specific vendor type.
YES
Vessel, Vehicle, or Rail Line
Depending on the mode of transportation, the name is in reference to ship vessel, lorry vehicle, or rail line for carrying the freight container across sea, land, or rail, respectively.
YES
Village
The village represents the smallest organised unit by a group of people who had settled in a particular place. Its geographical boundaries are less known formally. The village is associated with the nearest township or district.
YES
Village Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific village.
YES
Water Depth
The height of the water from the surface to the floor.
YES
Water Source
The name of the water source.
YES
Water Source Code
A user-defined code to identify a specific water source.
YES
Water Source Type
A classification to distinguish one water source from another.
YES
Water Source Type Code
A code (which is either system-defined or user-defined) to identify a specific water source type.
YES
Wind Direction
The direction from which the wind had been travelling.
YES
Wind Speed
The rate at which the wind had been travelling.
YES
X Data Field
The name of the data field that is the first part of measuring the indicator.
YES
X Value
The value that provides context and meaning to the associated calculated numeric value for the indicator.
YES
Y Data Field
The name of the data field that is the second part of measuring the indicator.
YES
Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System (OASIS)