Chalice Spring Barley

Description Date 1997
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudeerect
Ear - awn length compared to ear+ or - equal to longer
Ear - densitysemi-lax to lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to strong
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, strong
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvatureslight
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudedivergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium to long
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthlong to medium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent
Grain - outer lateral nerve spiculesmoderate
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - profilebent back
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipround
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributionshort tip hairs
Variety information last modified on 6th of June, 2019