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oat

1. an erect annual grass, Avena sativa, grown in temperate regions for its edible seed
2. the seeds or fruits of this grass
3. any of various other grasses of the genus Avena, such as the wild oat
4. Poetic Music a flute made from an oat straw

oat

[ōt]
(botany)
Any plant of the genus Avena in the family Graminae, cultivated as an agricultural crop for its seed, a cereal grain, and for straw.
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Effects of seeding rates on forage yield and quality of oat (Avena sativa L.
The oat hull must be crushed ("rolled" or "crimped") for the horse to digest the grain.
Deliberately going out of your way to eat oats - and nuts - rather than simply avoiding fatty foods can reduce 'bad' cholesterol by more than 13 per cent and help prevent heart disease.
PRESENT the voucher on the left at the checkout at any Morrisons for your free 500g pack of Mornflake Superfast Oats.
Oat flour: rolled oats or groats ground into flour; can be used as a thickener; easy to make in a blender or coffee grinder.
People with celiac disease often do not generally get enough fiber and iron in their diet, which is why pure oats are an excellent addition to the gluten-free diet," says Shelley Case, B.
Then there is the Macadamia Nut & Cranberry blend, oat clusters mixed with cranberry juice, and combined with real cranberry pieces and creamy Macadamia nuts.
For example, small seed of winter wheat, spring wheat, and oat yielded 81, 82, and 83% as much as large, respectively (Kiesselbach, 1924).
One aim of the project is to identify and select the important traits in oat varieties for high performance poultry feed.
The Folklore: American colonists first planted oats in the 1600's.
has closed acquisition of UK-based oat milling company European Oat Millers to expand global reach, the company said.