Reference Research Tools
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Simple Reference Search: Search hand-curated references at MaizeGDB. This search form allows you to just enter basic info (such as the last name of the primary author, or a portion of the title) to quickly retrieve the desired reference.
The above sample search would detect papers by Walbot discussing Mutator. Other interesting searches include Chandler transposable elements, sh1, or countless others.
This search can be executed on every page on the site by utilizing the form in the upper right corner. Choose "reference" from the drop-down menu, enter your search term in the field, and hit return to find the reference you're looking for.
PubMed Search: We spend time actively curating our references, relating them to author records and in many cases extracting data from the references. Thus, we may not have the most recent references for a given topic. To help you with this need, you can use the form below to search PubMed. Or use PubMed's advanced search.
Reference Abstract Search: This search allows you to dig through the hand-curated reference abstracts for a particular set of terms you might be interested in; the search will find all of the papers with abstracts containing the terms. Try the sample search below to see the results one might get.
You can also find literature related to maize diversity data at PANZEA.
Reference Advanced Search
Below, you can enter criteria for complex searches through the hand-curated references stored in MaizeGDB.
Discussion of Reference Data for the General Public
Reference data provides the background for much of the information stored in this site. References provide hard documentation for the facts presented here, and allow interested parties to dig deeper into a particular topic of interest. Most records on the site have linkages to reference data.
References at MaizeGDB