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Synergy Seeds supply a combination of high-grade temperate legumes, grasses, cereals, tropical and vetch varieties. We supply both proprietary and public varieties, so that our customers can meet the demands of their markets.

Saia

Oats
Avena Strigosa

SAIA oats are a tall black seeded grazing oat with a fine stem. It is fast to establish and will provide good quality early winter feed when planted in late March/early autumn.

SAIA can be utilised for grazing, silage, and hay. It will grow in a wide range of soil types and has a good tolerance of acid soils. SAIA rebounds quickly after grazing.

Commonly used in cover crop situations, SAIA oats can help control root lesion nematode and stubby root nematodes which can cause dramatic damage in potato and vegetable crops. Highly tolerant to aluminium and manganese toxicity. SAIA has a much smaller seed size than traditional forage oats so a reduction in seeding rate is recommended. Can be spring or autumn planted, minimum rainfall 350 mm.

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Growing Conditions

  • Soil Type

    Saia grows in a wide range of soil types and has a good tolerance of acid soils. Highly tolerant to aluminium and manganese toxicity

  • Sowing Rate

    Mixes 15 - 50kg/ha
    Pure 60 - 100kg/ha

  • Rainfall

    350mm+

  • pH

    4.6 - 8.0 (CaCl2)

Advantages

  • Fast establishing autumnspring growing fodder crop with high feeding value
  • High leaf to stem ratio
  • Very fine stemmed oat variety
  • Excellent cover crop, forage, or hay option
  • Tolerant of acid soils

Get in touch

For any enquiries, our team will be more than happy to assist you.

Please complete this form, and we will respond as soon as possible. You can also email our Adelaide Head Office.

info@synergyseeds.com.au