Challenger Winter Wheat

Description Date 2005
Updated not set

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 I+
Lower glume - beak lengthmedium
Lower glume - beak shapeslight to straight
Lower glume - beak tipmedium
Lower glume - shoulder widthmedium to narrow
Lower glume - shoulder shapeslightly elevated
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthshort
Lower lemma - beak shapestraight
Lower lemma - swellingweak
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairssparse, 1/3 area
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksfrequent, short
Apical spikelet - collar hairssparse
Apical spikelet - lower glume beak gapnarrow
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium
Lower glume - widthmedium to wide
Lower glume - taperstrong
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
grain
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium
Grain - shapeovoid
Grain - brush hairslong
additional information
Auricles - pigmentationabsent
Variety information last modified on 4th of September, 2015