Athena Spring Barley (Deficiens Type)

Description Date 2003
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - attitudesemi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitymedium to semi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium to weak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to strong
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, strong
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairssparse to moderate
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthshort
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 - widthnarrow to medium
First rachis segment - profilebent back
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 2nd of June, 2008