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BEAN-6.0 INSECT STUNG DAMAGE (BLACKEYE)
 Bean-6.0 Insect Stung (Blackeye)

A               B               C

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 250 grams

 

Beans and pieces of Blackeye beans which have an insect sting(s) meeting one of the following criteria:

 

Bean A: Two or more stings/chalky spots that extend into the cotyledon.

 

Bean B: A single severe sting with discoloration equal to or greater than the amount shown around the sting which penetrates the cotyledon.

 

Bean C: A single chalky-spot equal to or greater than shown. Chalky spots only apply to Blackeye beans.

 

NOTE: Carefully remove seed coat to determine size of spot.

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Last updated May 2012