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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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Nitrogen fertilizer application and seeding date effects on oat grain milling quality.
Lodging is the phenomenon in which the plant loses its vertical position, tipping and falling on the soil, which directly affects the yield and quality of oat grains, compromising harvest (Silva et al., 2012; Hawerroth et al., 2015).
Effect of crown rust on protein and groat percentages of oat grain. Crop Sci.
Thus, selection for greater [beta]-glucan content tended to improve other nutritional characteristics of oat grain by increasing protein content and decreasing oil content.
Phenotypic correlations of oat grain yields and quality characteristics with environmental conditions were calculated to determine environmental conditions associated with oat characteristics (Table 5).
This indicated that the impact dehuller exerted more mechanical stress on the oat grain during dehulling than the air pressure dehuller, as concluded earlier when comparing corrected groat percentages.
This study aimed to propose the use of artificial intelligence via artificial neural networks and genetic algorithms in the simulation of oat grain yield and optimization of seeding density, respectively, in the main succession systems of southern Brazil.
Impact dehulling oat grain to improve quality of on-farm produced feed.
More can be done to differentiate oat grain into higher-value food uses.
Ostar oatstarch is a natural product of wet-milled oat grain with no chemicals added before, during or after the manufacture of the Ostar glove.
The mouse carcases were poisoned using a single oat grain coated sodium monofluoracetate (1080) that was inserted into their throat.