Arctic Winter (6-row) Barley

Description Date 1994
Updated 1998

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows6
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudeerect to semi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitydense
pigment
Pigment - awnsabsent
Pigment - lemma nervesabsent
Pigment - flag leaf auriclesabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvaturestraight to slight
First rachis segment - margin hairsnumerous
grain
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium to wide
median spikelet
Median spikelet - glume c.f. awn lengthmedium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - basal constrictionabsent
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup
median grain
Median grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, more than 10 per grain
Median grain - rachilla hair typelong
Median grain - rachilla lengthshort
Median grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Median grain - ventral crease hairspresent
Median grain - lodiculescollar
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizewide width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathweak to medium
Variety information last modified on 20th of February, 2009