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Iowa Crop Variety Test Publications Guide

This guide provides direct links and pointers for locating variety trials (or performance tests) for specific field crops in Iowa, both past and present. It also provides locations and call numbers for the ISU Library.


Published reports of soybean variety tests from the Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station are available for 1900-present, with a few gaps and some overlap:

Years

Series & Number

Call number & Location

1900-1901

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station), no. 45 and 55

S542 Io9b – Archives, Library Storage Building, and Media Center (on microfilm)

1910-1929

New Crop Varieties on Iowa Farms (by Joe Robinson @1929)

Iowa Crop Improvement Association Records, RS 9/9/3, Box 20 - Archives

1915-1924

Bulletin (Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station), no. 288

S542 Io9b – Archives, Library Storage Building, and Media Center (on microfilm)

1916-1938

Thurman, Floyd. Field Crop Tests on Iowa Farms. M.S. thesis, Iowa State College, 1940.

SB186 T425f - Storage Building and

C O 1940 Thurman - Archives

1937, 1939-1941, 1944-1946

Soybean Investigations:  Annual Report

Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station Research Project Records, RS 9/2/4, Box 10 - Archives

1939-1946

Agron. series no. 41 and 59

ISU Library does not own - unable to locate a copy

1943-1948

RSLM, no. 195

ISU Library does not own - unable to locate a copy

1958-1962

Agron. series no. 591

ISU Library does not own - unable to locate a copy

1960-2010

AG series as AG-18-*

S451 I8 A4x - Archives

 

2006-present, on the Iowa Crop Performance Tests website (click on Soybeans / Reports to access the older ones)


SCN-resistant soybean variety trials from 1996-2015 are available at:  http://www.isuscntrials.info

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Lorrie Pellack
Contact:
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150 Parks Library
Ames, IA 50011-2140
Phone: 515-294-5569

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