Fighter Winter Barley

Description Date 1991
Updated 1995

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositystrong
Ear - attitudesemi-recurved
Ear - awn length compared to ear+ or - equal
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsabsent
Pigment - lemma nervesabsent
Pigment - flag leaf auriclesabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthmedium to long
First rachis segment - curvatureslight to moderate
First rachis segment - margin hairssparse to moderate
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium to long
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium to short
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculespresent, more than 10 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairsabsent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourblue
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionabsent or weak
First rachis segment - collar typeplatform to shallow cup
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - lemma tiprounded to square
grain
Grain - rachilla hair distributioneven
flag leaf
Flag leaf - sizemedium width, medium length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathmedium to strong
Variety information last modified on 17th of February, 2009