Archimedes Winter Barley

Description Date 2004
Updated not set

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudesemi-erect to horizontal
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitymedium
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium to strong
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudeparallel to weakly divergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthshort
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmashort
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, 3 to 5 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
First rachis segment - profilebent back
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 2nd of June, 2008