Chariot Spring Barley

Description Date 1992
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsweak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to weak
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, weak to medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to short
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudedivergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typeshort
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, 1 to 3 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthwide to medium
First rachis segment - profilestraight
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipsquare to rounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 6th of June, 2019