Axona Spring Wheat

Description Date 1992
Updated 2003


Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - densitysemi-dense to semi-lax
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairssparse
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth to slightly rough
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to short
Lower glume - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower glume - beak tipblunt
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - shoulder shape+ or - square
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthmedium to short
Lower lemma - beak shapemoderate to strong
Lower lemma - swellingmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairsnumerous, up to 1/4 area
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathstrong
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short
Apical spikelet - collar hairsabsent
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapmedium to wide
lower glume
Lower glume - length medium to short
additional information
Glaucosity - culmstrong
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - taperweak
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - baseslightly inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shaperounded
Grain - brush hairsmedium to short
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent
Leaves - widthnarrow
Leaves - lengthshort
Variety information last modified on 31st of August, 2017