Torrent Winter Barley

Description Date 1991
Updated 1994

Characters

ear
Ear - no. of rows2
Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - attitudesemi-erect
Ear - awn length compared to earlonger
Ear - densitysemi-lax
pigment
Pigment - awnsabsent
Pigment - lemma nervesabsent
Pigment - flag leaf auriclesabsent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - lengthshort to medium
First rachis segment - curvaturemoderate to slight
First rachis segment - margin hairsmoderate to sparse
sterile spikelet
Sterile spikelet - glume + awn lengthmedium
Sterile spikelet - palea length c.f. lemmamedium
grain
Grain - rachilla hair typelong
Grain - rachilla lengthmedium
Grain - inner lateral nerve spiculesabsent or present, 1 to 3 per grain
Grain - ventral crease hairspresent
Grain - lodiculescollar
Grain - aleurone colourwhite
additional character(s)
Additional character(s) - sheath hairspresent
first rachis segment
First rachis segment - widthmedium
First rachis segment - basal constrictionWeak
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 to short length
Flag leaf - glaucosity of leaf sheathstrong
Variety information last modified on 21st of January, 2009