Bristle Oat

MORA

Avena strigosa Schreb.

A mid early high yielding bristle oat for soil health

  • Tolerance to drought
  • Resistant to rust and aphids
  • Reduces number of parasitic nematodes
  • Good weed suppression
  • Suitable as a catch/cover crop
  • Suitable as a fodder crop
  • Could be grown pure or in mixtures

The varietal parameters may differ from those indicated here when the testing circumstances differ from quondam


Recommended sowing rate when growing for nematode control: 80-120 kg/ha

Recommended sowing rate when growing for erosion control/as covering crop: 25-50 kg/ha

Recommended sowing rate when growing for green biomass / green manure: 50-125 kg/ha