Atem Spring Barley

Description Date 1992
Updated 1994

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudedrooping
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to short
First rachis segment - curvatureslight
First rachis segment - margin hairssparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to short
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium to long
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typeshort
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - profilebent back
First rachis segment - basal constrictionWeak
First rachis segment - collar typePlatform
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded to square
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium to long length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathweak to medium
Variety information last modified on 4th of February, 2009