Canon Spring Wheat

Description Date 1992
Updated 1994

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - densitysemi-lax
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I+ to II sparse
Lower glume - beak lengthshort
Lower glume - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower glume - beak tipblunt
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - shoulder shapesloping to square
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthshort to medium
Lower lemma - beak shapestraight to slight
Lower lemma - swellingabsent to present, very weak
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathstrong
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapnarrow
lower glume
Lower glume - length medium to short
additional information
Glaucosity - culmstrong
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium
Lower glume - tapermedium to strong
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - baseslightly to moderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shapeovoid
Grain - brush hairsshort
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, weak
Leaves - widthmedium to wide
Leaves - lengthmedium to short
Variety information last modified on 24th of June, 2009