Delibes Spring Barley

Description Date 1993
Updated 2003

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - attitudeerect to semi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitymedium to semi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium to weak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvatureslight to moderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - attitudedivergent
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthshort
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmalong to medium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent
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 - profilestraight
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipsquare to rounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
Variety information last modified on 17th of June, 2019