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C-1.1 PURPLE PLUMULE (NOT DAMAGE)
 C-1.1 Purple Plumule (Not Damage)

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 250 grams

 

Purple plumule IS NOT damage.

 

The condition (light to dark purple discoloration) is due to a genetic or varietal characteristic and is restricted to the plumule area (center of germ).

 

NOTE: The outward appearance is similar to blue-eye mold. Consequently, it may be necessary to gently lift/remove the germ cover to make an accurate determination.

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Last updated May 2002