Angora Winter Barley

Description Date 1994
Updated 1998

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-dense
pigment
Pigment - awnspresent, very weak
Pigment - lemma nervesweak
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, very weak
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsnumerous
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthlong
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium to short
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthshort
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, 4 to 8 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourblue
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium to wide
First rachis segment - basal constrictionabsent
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup to cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded to square
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributionlong tip hairs
additional character(s)
Only distinct by electrophoretic differencesfrom Melanie
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium
Variety information last modified on 15th of October, 2009