To stay ahead of oat rust races that can multiply 50 percent per day in late June, oat breeders at the Iowa Experiment Station are breeding in earlier maturity and adding extra genetic resistance to oat diseases.
Browning, J. A.; Frey, K. J.; and Grindeland, R. L.
"Breeding Multiline Oat Varieties for Iowa,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 18
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol18/iss8/3