Improved oat variety: Resistant to drought, shattering and stem rust, the new Indio shows promise
AuthorCoit A. Suneson
Author AffiliationsCoit A. Suneson is Associate in Agronomy, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 11(8):4-4. DOI:10.3733/ca.v011n08p4. August 1957.
Indio—the first oat variety developed for California by using the backcrossing techniques of plant breeding—has definite advantages over other varieties, and further improvements are under way.
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