[Sca-cooks] Oatmeal was Buttered wortes/oatmeal
ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Tue Feb 9 23:19:38 PST 2010
> However, the problem starts further back. Oats are the 'shady lady'
>of the grain world- they'll cross-pollinate with anything. So if
>there's a wheat/rye/barley field within a mile of your oat field,
>you don't have pure GF oats, no matter what you do next. Ditto oats
>grown in rotation after wheat, barley, or rye.
I believe the issue is not cross pollination, but that wheat and
other grains may grow in the oat fields as weeds, and be harvested
mingled with the oats. In period, maslin or meslin was crop of
deliberately mingled grains.
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