Bristle oat SILKE (ORG) LT-EKO-001

Avena strigosa Schreb.

Produced in Lithuania

A mid-late bristle oat for nematode control, soil improvement; with valuable grains

  • High in organic matter yields (9 tons in 90 days)
  • Suppresses nematodes Pratylenchus penetrans (up to 97 %)
  • Black grain
  • High β-gliucan content (6,3 %)

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