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Visual Reference Library - Barley

A          B

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 25 grams


Kernels and pieces of kernels that are distinctly indented, immature or shrunken, or discolored as a result of frost.


Illustration shows from left to right:

Kernel A: The minimum degree of indentation for distinctly indented.

Kernel B: The minimum degree of discoloration for discolored (green, brown or black).


NOTE: Injuried-By-Frost (IBF) is a malting factor only and does not function as damage or against sound barley. Malting barley may not contain more than 1.9% IBF damage.

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Last updated October 2011