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winter barley

barley that is planted in the autumn to be harvested in the spring or early summer.
Origin of winter barley
1570-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Crops include soft red and white winter wheat, specialty-purpose wheat, winter barley and winter oats.
  • Damage was especially severe to winter barley, which is less cold-tolerant than wheat.
  • However, the production target was not met since farmers preferred to grow winter barley because it was more profitable.
  • winter barley genotypes showed good induction and regeneration but some had a high proportion of albino plants.
  • Having no winter coverage and the mandatory replant provisions are a disincentive to plant winter barley.
  • Influence of temperature on crown depth development of winter barley.

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