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Visual Reference Library - Edible Beans
BEAN-4.0 FROST DAMAGE
 Bean-4.0 Frost Damage

Portion for Analysis: Class Dependent

 

Beans and pieces of beans which have been damaged by frost to the extent that the cotyledon has been discolored to the minimum intensity and coverage shown.

 

APPLICABLE CLASSES: All

 

NOTE: Suspect frost damaged beans can be identified externally by the shriveled, knife-like edge and discoloration that is characteristic of this type damage. Splitting the bean is necessary to determine the extent of damage.

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Last updated May 2012