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Avena

a genus of cereal plants of the grass family Poaceae (Graminae).

Avena pubescens
oatgrass may cause ergotism (see rye ergot1) when infested with Claviceps purpurea.
Avena sativa
cereal oats, a major feed for animals as grain hay or grazing crop. May cause poisoning by nitrite, a nutritional deficiency of magnesium leading to hypomagnesemia, or mycotoxicosis when the crop is infested with unspecified fungi. See also oat grain.
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Caption: Top: After the success of the initial training process in adapting the haircut experience for kids with special needs, Don Avena has become an advocate for taking the program company-wide.
Noccaea caerulescens and Arenaria orbiculata), even with the reported productivity losses; in this regard, Panicum maximum, Avena sativa, and Lolium perenne stood out for being more tolerant to heavy metals than the other evaluated species.
A second woman, Tracy Ford, 39, of Macaulay AvenA ue, Llanrumney, pleaded guilty to money laundering and was given three years and four months.
Compared to pups of rats that ate regular rodent chow, the offspring of rats that ate high-fat or high-sugar diets while pregnant weighed more as adults and drank more alcohol, and those on high-sugar diets also had stronger responses to commonly abused drugs such as amphetamine, Avena said.
Se emplearon semillas de avena, cebada, trigo y pasto, con un porcentaje de germinacion de 80, 85, 95 y 95%, respectivamente.
La incorporacion de forrajes como avena y/o ensilados en la alimentacion de alpacas permitira obtener mejores respuestas productivas desarrollando el potencial para la ganancia de peso vivo como una base para satisfacer las necesidades de carne en beneficio de los productores alpaqueros, para aumentar el ingreso y el bienestar familiar (Astrulla, 2003).
Once they have this history of overeating this highly palatable junk-food diet, their brains have changed," explains Avena.
29) In contrast to the Avena Bill, Senator Leahy testified that the CNCA has the support "of the Obama administration, including the Department of Justice, the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of State.
Con este proposito, este trabajo evaluo la composicion nutritiva y aceptabilidad del ensilaje de avena forrajera (Avena sativa) enriquecido con arboreas y arbustivas: acacia (Acacia decurrens), chilca (Braccharis latifolia) y sauco (Sambucus nigra) en ovinos.