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BEAN-9.1 MOLD DAMAGE (PINK/BROWN)
 Bean-9.1 Mold Damage (Pink/Brown)

A                     B

Portion for Analysis: Class Dependent

 

Beans and pieces of beans that exhibit a pink to brown discoloration on the seed coat with an area of coverage and intensity equal to or greater than shown.

 

APPLICABLE CLASSES: ALL

 

Bean A: Pink

 

Bean B: Brown

 

NOTE: The discoloration may appear on one or both sides of the bean. It is most common in Blackeye beans. Beans containing any amount of mold on the cotyledon are damaged.

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Last updated May 2012