Agriculture: Small Grains Pest Management Guidelines

Characteristics of Oat Cultivars Grown in California

Cultivar Maturity Plant height Stem fineness Straw strength Planting date: growing areas1 Susceptibilities2
Stem rust Crown rust Powdery mildew Barley root knot nematode Barley yellow dwarf Stem and bulb nematode
Bates 89 Late Tall Fine Fair Fall: 1,2,3,4 R MR R MR
Everleaf 114 Late Tall Good Fall: 1,2,3,4 S
Kanota Early Tall Fine Poor Fall: 1,2,3,4 S S S R S R
Montezuma Early Medium Fine Poor Fall: 1,2,3,4 S S S S S S
Sierra Medium early Tall Coarse Fair Fall: 1,2,3,4 S S S S S S
UC 113 Late Short Medium Excellent Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 R S S MS
UC 125 Late Short Medium Excellent Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 R S S MS
UC 128 Late Very tall Medium Excellent Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 MR MR MR MR
UC 129 ("Mac") Late Very tall Medium Excellent Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 MR MR MR MS
UC 130 Late Short Medium Very good Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 MR R MR MS
UC 132 Medium late Very short Medium Excellent Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 S R MR MS
UC 142 ("Howard") Medium early Short Fine Good Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 R R R MR
UC 148 Medium late Tall Medium Good Fall: 1,2,3,4; Spring: 5 S R MS MS
1Growing Region: 1 = Sacramento Valley and Delta; 2 = San Joaquin Valley; 3 = coastal; 4 = southern desert valleys; 5 = intermountain area
2Disease Reactions: R = resistant; MR = moderately resistant; MS = moderately susceptible; S = susceptible; — = no information
Text Updated: 11/11