Classification of Barley Varieties Grown in the United States and Canada in 1958

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U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1961 - Barley - 234 pages
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Page 142 - The following kinds have been grown : The last mentioned barley is grown very extensively on the low, formerly swamp lands of the valley of the Oder, but which were drained during the reign of Frederick the Great, and has since produced the very best barley known on the continent of Europe. It is a very favorite variety for the porter brewers of England, and for which they pay a very high price. The sample experimented with, of this variety, was very small, and the season was too far advanced before...
Page 210 - Supposed to be indigenous to India, where the species grows wild, cultivated to a limited extent by other Eastern people, as the Chinese and Malays, C. olitorius is naturalized in all parts of the tropics to the shores of the Mediterranean. Jute was introduced into the United States by the Department of Agriculture in 1870, and was found to be adapted to cultivation along the line of Gulf States from Texas to South Carolina.
Page 15 - Broadly speaking, the barley kernel is described as consisting of the caryopsis and the lemma, palea, and rachilla. In most varieties the lemma and palea adhere to the caryopsis; whereas, in others they are free and the caryopsis threshes out as in wheat (fig.
Page 14 - The palea is obtuse, two nerved, arched inward between the nerves, and turned inward at the margins. The rachilla is a continuation of the axis of the spikelet and lies within the crease of the kernel. It is covered with either long or short hairs.
Page 142 - In 1908, RA MOORE and AL STONE of Madison released Wisconsin Pedigree 5 and Wisconsin Pedigree 6. Both of these were selections of Oderbrucher.
Page 3 - As early as 1914 it was clear to him that any evaluation of morphological and physiological characters, whether for taxonomic or for breeding purposes, must be based on field observations at several places and in different years.
Page 124 - Nepal (CI 595) is one of the oldest types of barley growu in the United States. It is thought to have originated in Nepal, India, where it was first noticed by Europeans in 183!).
Page 6 - These varieties are most widely grown in the humid section of the Upper Mississippi Valley, south of the Great Lakes, .and in Canada.
Page 116 - Cooperative Agreements Cooperative agreements between the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and the US Department of Agriculture were entered into with the following...
Page 7 - States lies south and east of a curved line running from New York City through Kansas City and western Texas.

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