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n Latin name:
Avena sativa; parts used: grain, straw; uses: grain skin irritation and itching, sedative, anti-cholesterolemic, laxative, antioxidant, straw diuretic, shingles, herpes, nerve tonic, anxiolytic; precautions: intestinal obstruction, celiac disease. Also called
groats, haver, haver-corn, haws, oatmeal, or


member of the plant genus Avena in the family Poaceae.

see avenasativa.
oat grain
seed of Avena sativa, and as 'oats' the favored grain for the feeding of horses. Too light in energy concentration for the heavy feeding of ruminants.
oat grass
Avena pubescens. See also oatgrass.
oat hair calculi
large, intestinal trichobezoars composed entirely of oat hairs and capable of causing intestinal obstruction.
oat hay
made from cereal oat crop (Avena sativa) it is a popular feed for herbivores but it may have a high nitrate content if it has been well fertilized, and if it gets moldy and overheated, develops a high nitrite content and is poisonous. See also nitrite poisoning.
oat hulls
a high-fiber, low-protein, low-energy feed.
oat sickness
stiffness and restriction of movement in horses soon after a heavy feed of grain; a vague syndrome thought to be due to sensitivity to grain of any sort in particular horses.
oat straw
used as bedding and as feed when supplemented with a nitrogen-rich feed such as urea. Like oaten hay may cause nitrite poisoning if moldy.

Patient discussion about oats

Q. What is the nutritional value of oats? I am having oats for my morning breakfast from last week, as I know it is good to have them. But what is the nutritional value of oats?

A. oats are rich with vitamins, energy and protein. makes a wonderful breakfast! (at least when my wife makes it!!).
here's a link to a nutritional value list of oats:

and here's a link to some recipes!:
bread - http://momsrecipesandmore.blogspot.com/2008/12/toasted-oatmeal-bread.html

Biscuits - http://www.vegan-food.net/recipe/927/Oatmeal-Raisin-Cookies/

oatmeal- http://www.fatfree.com/recipes/breakfast/oatmeal

bon apetite!

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Six accessions of Arrhenatherum were included in the C-banding portion of this study (Table 1).
The C-banding karyotypes of each of the four Arrhenatherum species are presented in Fig.
Arrhenatherum elatius karyotypes possessed a few subtle morphological and C-band polymorphisms.
Companeras: Arrhenatherum album 1, Scirpoides holoschoenus + en 2; Holcus lanatus + en 3; Ornithopus compressus 2, Hypochoeris glabra + en 6.
paniculatum 2 2 1 2 Arrhenatherum album 1 + + 2 Serratula flavescens 1 1 + 1 Dactylis hispanica 2 2 1 1 Thapsia villosa .
hispanica, Arrhenatherum album and Thapsia villosa .
m) 100 100 100 100 100 100 Cover (%) 95 80 90 80 85 80 Exposure -- -- -- -- W -- Slope ([grados]) -- 0 0 0 10 0 Vegetation height (cm) 1,5 1,5 1,5 1,5 1,5 1,5 Richness 16 15 19 23 15 22 Number 1 2 3 4 5 6 Characteristic species: Celtica gigantea 5 4 5 4 4 4 Arrhenatherum album 1 + + .