Joordens Zaden

Japanese oats

Japanese oats (Avena strigosa) is a cereal crop which has excellent early vigour and flowers relatively early. This crop can produce high amounts of biomass in a relatively short period of time after drilling. Specific varieties are non-host to the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans. In general, the crop is a good host to root knot nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi. Japanese oats is frost susceptible.

Sowing rate 50-80 kg/ha
Season¹ Summer till mid autumn
Sowing depth 1-2 cm
Row distance As with cereals
Fertilizer 50-60 kg N/ha
Varieties -

¹ Based on moderate climate zone (North-West and Central Europa)