Study reveals importance of seedling vigor as well as germination in getting high yields of oats. Tests on planting rates suggest two to three bushels per acre when drilled, more than three if broadcast.
Grabe, D. F. and Frey, K. J.
"Seed Quality and Planting Rates Affect Oat Yields,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 20
, Article 4.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol20/iss8/4