Avans Spring Wheat

Description Date 1994
Updated 1995


Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - densitymedium to semi-dense
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairssparse to moderate
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I+ to II sparse
Lower glume - beak lengthshort to very short
Lower glume - beak shapestraight
Lower glume - beak tipblunt
Lower glume - shoulder widthnarrow
Lower glume - shoulder shape+ or - square
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthmedium
Lower lemma - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower lemma - swellingabsent to present, very weak
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairsabsent
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathmedium to strong
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksabsent
Apical spikelet - collar hairsabsent to sparse
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapmedium
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthshort
additional information
Glaucosity - culmstrong
lower glume
Lower glume - widthnarrow
Lower glume - tapermedium
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - basemoderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthshort
Grain - widthnarrow
Grain - shaperounded
Grain - brush hairsmedium to short
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, weak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthmedium to long
Variety information last modified on 2nd of November, 2016