Forage oat

  • Late maturity forage oat
  • Semi erect growth habit – early growth prior to initial grazing
  • Large seed size and good seedling vigour including under sowings with high soil temperature
  • Low growing point and therefore is more tolerant to heavy grazing
  • Excellent growth during the cooler winter months

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    Aladdin produces a very high forage yield under both dryland and irrigated conditions. It has good recovery from grazing and will tolerate heavy grazing. The stem and leaf thickness of Aladdin make it suitable for oaten hay production. Aladdin’s late maturity helps to keep quality through the growing season which means a long window of opportunity for grazing if sufficient rainfall during the season will allow repeated grazings


    Sowing Rate


    Disease Resistance

    Aladdin is susceptible to most Australian pathotypes of leaf rust. Aladdin is moderately susceptible to stem rust in common with all other commercial varieties. It is also moderately susceptible to bacterial blight and septoria leaf blight. Moderately resistant to BYDV.


    Product Fit

    Over the last few years Aladdin has become susceptible to both leaf and stem rust. Growers are advised to apply the appropriate management plans to minimise plant damage from rust. Aladdin is suitable to grow in all forage oat growing areas, including sub tropical and selected tropical environments.


    Breeding History

    Aladdin was selected by Bruce Winter from DEEDI forage oat breeding program at Leslie Research Centre Toowoomba.



    Forage Oats

    Forage oat varieties are broadly adapted and reliable and are the most widely used of the forage cereals. Easy to establish, they are the only true forage cereal that can be sown in late summer and early autumn, giving them the highest yield potential.