NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

Trait information

Trait: Plant: Growth Habit

Barley varieties show variation in their erectness of growth, varying from vertical (erect) to horizontal (prostrate). This trait is scored during national varietal registration trials, as described by UPOV guidelines: "Plant: Growth Habit" (UPOV character 1. Scores: 1 = erect; 3 = semi-erect, 5 = intermediate, 7 = semi-prostrate, 9 = prostrate). The trait is assessed  visually from the attitude of the leaves and tillers.


Marker list

  1. HvFT3_FC816A