Wild oat

Wild oat is annual grass type weed that reproduces rapidly. A single wild oat plant may produce hundred of seeds and these seeds can remain germinable in the soil for years.

Finland has promulgated the Act on Preventing Wild Oat, the purpose of which is to control wild oat and prevent spreading of wild oat.

Wild oat growing among wheat Wild oat growing among wheat. (Large foto)


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