Escort Spring Barley

Description Date 1992
Updated 1993

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - attitudesemi-erect to erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsmedium
Pigment - lemma nervesmedium to strong
Pigment - flag leaf auriclespresent, medium
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthshort
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate
First rachis segment - margin hairssparse to moderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium to long
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent
Grain - outer lateral nerve spiculesabsent
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 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 length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium
Variety information last modified on 9th of February, 2009