Apostle Winter Wheat

Description Date 1991
Updated 1993

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - densitysemi-dense
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth to slightly rough
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I to I+
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to long
Lower glume - beak shapeslight
Lower glume - beak tipsharp
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium
Lower glume - shoulder shapeslightly elevated
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthmedium to long
Lower lemma - beak shapeslight
Lower lemma - swellingabsent to present, very weak
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairssparse, up to 1/4 area
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapmedium narrow
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium
additional information
Glaucosity - culmmedium
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium
Lower glume - tapermedium to weak
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - basemoderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shapeelongated
Grain - brush hairsmedium
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, weak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthmedium
Variety information last modified on 1st of November, 2016