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Table 1 Names, year of release and characteristics of the barley genotypes studied (Chaabane et al. 2009; Ben Ghanem and El Felah 2011; Ben Youssef et al. 2011)

From: Spike developmental stages and ABA role in spikelet primordia abortion contribute to the final yield in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

NameYear of releaseCharacteristicsYield (t/ha)
ArdhaouiLocal Tunisian varietyAdapted to the driest regions≈ 4.5
KounouzSelected by INRAT in 2011Resistance to fungal diseases≈ 5.2
LemsiSelected by INRAT in 2009Used as fodder≈ 4.0
ManelSelected by INRAT in 1996Suitable for wetlands≈ 5.5
RihaneIntroduced from ICARDA in 1982Adapted to semi-arid regions≈ 5.0
  1. INRAT Institut National de Recherche Agronomique de Tunis, ICARDA International Center for Agriculture Research in the Dry Areas