Avena sativa | Oat | Coirce
Seed accessions in the National Genebank, Backweston (bred/improved germplasm). Material held by the Irish Seed Savers Association.
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020
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This is a cool season crop, a large proportion of world’s production is in the northern hemisphere, Russia being the main producer. The plant existed in Europe during the Bronze Age but did not become established in Ireland until the Iron Age