Scientific name: Avena strigosa
Planting season: April to June.
Seed density: 75 to 85 kg/ha (seeding and broadcast increase by 30%)
Spacing: 17 to 30cm
Depth: 2 to 3 cm
Animal entrance: 25 to 30 cm tall
Animal removal: 10 cm.
Dry mass: 5 to 7 t/ha
Dry resistance: LOW
Use: Direct grazing, grains, haymaking and silage
*** Black oat is a winter grass and is best suited for cutting, it has high tillering capacity and fast growth. It is a great producer of green pasta, rich in protein and highly appreciated by animals as a forage. Oats var. Strigosa is adapted to poorer soils and low temperatures in the tropics and is widely cultivated for forage, mainly in the Southeast and South regions.