Centauro-INlA, a spring naked grain barley

Edmundo Beratto M.1

Centauro-IN lA a new spring naked grain barley cultivar with good grain yield and high test weight was selected from advanced barley breeding germplasm in introduced to Carillanca Experimental Station (INIA, IX Region, Temuco) from CIMMYT. Morphological and agronomic characteristics, grain yield and grain quality are given.

Keywords: spring barley, naked grain, Chile.
1 Estación Experimental Carillanca (INIA), Casilla 58-D, Temuco, Chile.