Reply To: Adopt A Grain Project

#9182
Peggy Ahola
Participant

Week 2 – Tibetan Purple 2 Row Barley

What is the Latin name? Hordeum vulgare
What is the chromosomal count? Barley has seven chromosomes that are named 1H through 7H according to their homologous relationship to other Triticeae linkage groups , source https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2754631/#:~:text=Barley%20has%20seven%20chromosomes%20that,Linde%2DLaursen%2C%201996).
What are the ideal growing conditions?
How is it pollinated? self-pollinated
What is the breeding system? self-pollination
Any specific characteristics of the grain you have chosen. It’s purple!