New Approaches To Old Problems: Integrating Disciplines To Understand Lodging In Oats
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New Approaches To Old Problems: Integrating Disciplines To Understand Lodging In Oats

Oats have been grown in Ireland since the Bronze age and once occupied a land area of over 1.5 million acres when oats were the primary feed for horses. The acreage of oats fell as horses were replaced with vehicles, but there is now renewed interest in oats as a result of a new appreciation of the health benefits of oat grains. Oat grains have been shown to have cholesterol, insulin, and glucose-lowering effects, reducing the risk of diabetes and...

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