Dray Spring Barley

Description Date 1997
Updated not set

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudeerect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsweak
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate to sparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to short
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmavery short
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typeshort
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to long
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, occasionally 1 to 2 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairsabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionstrong
First rachis segment - collar typeshallow cup to decurrent
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tipsquare to rounded
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizenarrow width, medium to short length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium to strong
Variety information last modified on 20th of May, 2009