Cantata Winter Wheat

Description Date 1997
Updated 1998

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucositymedium to weak
Ear - densitysemi-dense
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairsnumerous
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup III
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to short
Lower glume - beak shapemoderate
Lower glume - beak tipsharp
Lower glume - shoulder widthnarrow to medium
Lower glume - shoulder shapesquare to slightly elevated
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthmedium
Lower lemma - beak shapeslight to moderate
Lower lemma - swellingmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairsvery sparse
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathweak
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksoccasional, short
Apical spikelet - collar hairsabsent
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium to long
additional information
Glaucosity - culmweak
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - taperweak to medium
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - basemoderately to slightly inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent in upper 1/3
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shapeovoid
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, very weak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthmedium
Variety information last modified on 13th of January, 2009