Antonia Winter Barley

Description Date 2001
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucosityweak
Ear - attitudesemi-erect to semi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsstrong
Pigment - lemma nervesstrong
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, strong to medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthlong to medium
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairssparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudeparallel
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to short
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmashort to medium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to long
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, 1 to 3 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium to narrow
First rachis segment - profilebent back
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded to pointed
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 2nd of June, 2008