Archer Winter Barley

Description Date 2011
Updated not set

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudesemi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitylax to medium
pigment
Pigment - awnsabsent or present, very weak
Pigment - lemma nervesabsent or present, very weak
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthlong to very long
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsnumerous
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudeparallel to weakly divergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthlong
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to short
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, 6 to 10 per grain
Grain - outer lateral nerve spiculesnumerous
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourblue
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded
Variety information last modified on 7th of September, 2015