Avalon Winter Wheat

Description Date 1991
Updated 1994

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucosityweak
Ear - densitysemi-lax to semi-dense
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfaceslightly rough to rough
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I to I+
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to short
Lower glume - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower glume - beak tipblunt
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium
Lower glume - shoulder shape+ or - square
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthshort
Lower lemma - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower lemma - swellingpresent, medium to weak
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairsabsent
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short to medium
Apical spikelet - collar hairssparse
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapmedium wide
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium to long
additional information
Glaucosity - culmmedium
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium
Lower glume - tapermedium to weak
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingpresent, throughout
Lower glume - baseslightly to moderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shaperounded
Grain - brush hairsmedium
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, weak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthmedium
Variety information last modified on 2nd of November, 2016