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Visual Reference Library - Edible Beans
BEAN-12.0 WATER BLISTERED DAMAGE

A            B               C             D

Portion for Analysis: Class Dependent

 

Beans and pieces of beans damaged by water to the degree that the seed coat is discolored on one or both sides to the minimum size and color intensity shown.

 

Illustrations show minimum coverage and color intensity requirement for:

Bean A: Yellow/Tan All classes of white/off-white (e.g. Garbanzo, Blackeye) beans.

Bean B: Orange All classes of white/off-white (e.g. Garbanzo, Blackeye) beans.

Bean C: All classes of colored beans except Pink beans.

Bean D: Discolored stored beans (non-white).

 

APPLICABLE CLASSES: All classes except Pink beans.

 

NOTE: Visual reference and inspection criteria are also applicable to hail damaged beans.

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Last updated May 2012