Century Spring Barley

Description Date 1998
Updated 1999

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsweak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to weak
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, strong
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
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 spiculespresent, more than 10 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium to wide
First rachis segment - basal constrictionabsent
First rachis segment - collar typeplatform to shallow cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium to short length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathstrong
Variety information last modified on 3rd of February, 2017