|Japanese oats - Avena strigosa - Japanse haver - Rauhafer - Avoine rude|
|75 kg/ha on heavy soils, 60 kg/ha on light soils|
|Summer till early autumn|
Japanese oats is a cereal crop which has a high early vigour and flowers relatively early. Drilled at the right rate, this crop can produce, in a relatively short period of time, high amounts of biomass.
Specific varieties are non-host to the root lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans. In general, the crop is a good host to Root knot nematode Meloidogyne chitwoodi. Japanese oats is highly frost susceptible.