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Callao Barley

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Callao Barley
(Hordeum vulgare L. subsp. vulgare); Awned; Hulled; 6-row; Virginia; 1994
" Short statured, early maturing, six-row winter feed barley with semi-compact spikes possessing awns of intermediate length. Head emergence (Julian=105 d) very early, similar to Sussex and 8 d earlier than Boone. Plant height (33 inches) 7-8 inches shorter than Sussex and Boone. Straw strength fair, similar to Boone. Moderate winter hardiness, and hardier than Sussex or Boone. Kernels very plump and exceptional grain volume weight (51 lb/bu), being 3 lb/bu higher than Boone. Resistant to powdery mildew (Blumeria graminis) and barley yellow dwarf, and superior to Boone in this respect. More resistant to leaf rust (Puccinia hordei) than Sussex and Boone but moderately susceptible to race 30."

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