TABLE 1

List of primary lateral branch morphologies analyzed

TraitDescription
DISAThe extent to which the ear falls apart at maturity (disarticulation)
LBILAverage length of primary lateral-branch internodes
LIBNNo. of branches in the primary lateral inflorescence
PEDSPercentage of female internodes lacking the pedicellate spikelet
PROLNo. of inflorescences on the primary lateral branch (prolificacy)
RANKNo. of internode columns (ranks) on the primary lateral inflorescence
STAMPercentage of inflorescence internodes that are male (staminate)