Documents of historical interest to the oat community are listed below (organized by subject and date). Please let us know if you have any other documents to share.
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Meetings and Workshops
Breeding and Germplasm
Purdy, L.H., Loegering, W.Q., Konzak, C.F., Peterson, C.J., and Allan, R.E. (1968) A Proposed Standard Method for Illustrating Pedigrees of Small Grain Varieties. Crop Science, 8(4): 405-406. (Purdy notation)
Baum, B.R., Rajhathy, T., Martens, J.W., and Thomas, H. (1975) Wild Oat Gene Pool: a collection maintained by the Canada Dept. Agriculture, Canada Avena (CAV), 2nd edition. Research Branch, Canada Dept. Agriculture, Ottawa.
Brinkman, M.A. and Frey, K.J. (1977) Growth Analysis of Isoline-Recurrent Parent Grain Yield Differences in Oats. Crop Sci. 17(3): 426-430. (The term "linkage drag" is used here for the first time)
Food and Feed
Simons, M.D., Martens, J.W., McKenzie, R.I.H., Nishiyama, I., Sadanaga, K., Sebesta, J., and Thomas, H. (1978) Oats: a standardized system of nomenclature for genes and chromosomes and catalog of genes governing characters. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. USDA Agric. Handb. 408.
Smith, D.C. (1934) Correlated inheritance in oats of reaction to diseases and other characters. University of Minnesota Technical Bulletin #102. Reports the linkage of stem rust resistance genes Pg-1 (gene D) and Pg-2 (gene A).
Murphy, H.C. (1935) Physiologic specialization in Puccinia coronata avenae. Bull. U.S. Dept. Agric. 433: 1-48. - N.B.: If viewed in a web browser, the first and last pages will be missing. See them here.