Antigua Winter Barley

Description Date 1995
Updated not set

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucosityabsent
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved to semi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitymedium
pigment
Pigment - awnsstrong
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate to strong
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthshort
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmashort
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to short
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, 3 to 5 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairspresent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourblue
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionmedium
First rachis segment - collar typeplatform to shallow cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded to square
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathweak
Variety information last modified on 20th of October, 2009