Amber Spring Barley

Description Date 1994
Updated 1995

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudeerect to semi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-dense to medium
pigment
Pigment - awnsweak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to weak
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium to strong
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvatureslight to moderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsabsent or sparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthshort
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmashort
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, 1 to 2 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionWeak
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizenarrow width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium to strong
Variety information last modified on 20th of February, 2009