Caxton Winter Wheat

Description Date 1994
Updated 1998

Characters

ear
Ear - glaucositymedium to strong
Ear - densitysemi-dense
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairsnumerous to moderate
straw
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I+ to II sparse
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium to long
Lower glume - beak shapemoderate to strong
Lower glume - beak tipsharp
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - shoulder shapeslightly elevated
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthlong
Lower lemma - beak shapemoderate
Lower lemma - swellingmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairssparse, up to 1/4 area
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathstrong
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, medium
Apical spikelet - collar hairsabsent
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium
additional information
Glaucosity - culmmedium
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium
Lower glume - tapermedium to strong
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent to present, sparse
Lower glume - basemoderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium wide
Grain - shapeovoid
Grain - brush hairsmedium
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthshort
Variety information last modified on 11th of April, 2017