Astor Spring Oats

Description Date 1992
Updated 1993

Characters

leaves
Leaves - margin hairsabsent
uppermost node
Uppermost node - hairsabsent
panicle
Panicle - typeequilateral
Panicle - lengthmedium small
Panicle - branch attitudesemi-erect
Panicle - spikelet attitudependulous
glumes
Glumes - lengthmedium
Glumes - glaucositypresent, medium
primary grain
Primary grain - glaucositypresent, medium to strong
Primary grain - lengthmedium
Primary grain - widthmedium wide
Primary grain - basal hair frequencyfrequent
Primary grain - basal hair abundance1 to 3 per side
Primary grain - basal hair lengthshort
Primary grain - tip shapemedium
Primary grain - colourwhite
leaves
Leaves - flag leaf attitudeerect
spikelet
Spikelet - frequency of 3 grainsnumerous
Variety information last modified on 12th of February, 2009