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Visual Reference Library - Barley

A         B          C          D         E          F

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 25 grams


Illustration shows from left to right Barley in which part of the germ is missing or the hull is:

Kernel A: Loose over the germ area on both sides and the front.

Kernel B: Has one-third or more missing from the kernel.

Kernel C: Is missing or split over the germ area (Germ area must be visible when viewing from the top only).

Kernel D: More than one-fourth of the kernel is broken off.

Kernel E & F: Are skinned on both sides of the kernel.



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Last updated October 2011