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. (Paywall)
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.
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.
Murphy, H.C. (1935) Physiologic specialization in Puccinia coronata avenae. Bull. U.S. Dept. Agric. 433: 1-48. - N.B.: this document can be downloaded, but the first and last pages will be missing from the file. Images of those pages are here.