Instructions for Oat Newsletter, Volume 45, to be published in 1999

Contributions for volume 45 may be submitted at any time, but should be submitted no later than April 1, 1999. The editor encourages you to submit your article(s) several weeks earlier than the deadline date, if you can do so. Contributions to the Oat Newsletter must conform to the following guidelines:

a) Prepare articles in English. Maximum length should not exceed 4 pages, single spaced.

b) Articles should be prepared in PC WordPerfect (preferred), PC Microsoft Word, or ASCII file format. Do not number pages. Articles should be titled as follows:

State or Country
Affiliation and Full Mailing Address
E-mail Address
c)  To facilitate conversion to html format required for posting on the internet, please use the "Create Table" feature in the wordprocessor to make tables, as table columns created by spaces and tabs do not convert properly.

d) Photographs or images saved in jpg or gif format can be submitted with your articles.

e) Manuscripts should be carefully proofed. Manuscripts considered unsuitable for inclusions will be returned to the author(s) for revision and resubmission for a future volume.

f) An electronic version of the article should be submitted by mail or e-mail to:

Dr. James Chong
Editor, Oat Newsletter
Cereal Research Center, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
195 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3T 2M9
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