Chaucer Winter Wheat

Description Date 1997
Updated 1998


Ear - glaucositymedium
Ear - densitymedium
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairsnumerous
Straw - wall thicknessthin
lower glume
Lower glume - external surfacesmooth
Lower glume - internal hairsgroup I+
Lower glume - beak lengthshort
Lower glume - beak shapemoderate
Lower glume - beak tipblunt
Lower glume - shoulder widthnarrow
Lower glume - shoulder shapesquare
lower lemma
Lower lemma - beak lengthmedium
Lower lemma - beak shapemoderate
Lower lemma - swellingmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical rachis segment - convex surface hairsmoderate, 3/4 to full area
additional information
Glaucosity - flag leaf sheathmedium
apical rachis segment
Apical spikelet - upper glume beaksabundant, medium
Apical spikelet - collar hairsabsent
lower glume
Lower glume - lengthmedium
additional information
Glaucosity - culmweak to medium
lower glume
Lower glume - widthmedium
Lower glume - tapermedium
Lower glume - spines on lateral nerve narrow wingabsent
Lower glume - baseslightly to moderately inbent
Lower glume - keelprominent, throughout
Grain - colourred
Grain - lengthmedium
Grain - widthmedium to narrow
Grain - shaperounded
additional information
Auricles - hairspresent
Auricles - pigmentationabsent or present, very weak
Leaves - widthmedium
Leaves - lengthshort
Variety information last modified on 21st of April, 2017