A B C D
Portion for Analysis: Approximately 250 grams
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Kernel A: Kernels which have a discolored, wrinkled, and blistered appearance.
Kernel B: Kernels which are puffed and/or swollen and slightly discolored and often have damaged germs.
Kernel C: Kernels whose seed coats are peeling off and are slightly discolored.
Kernel D: Kernels whose seed coat is peeling off (or has already peeled off), having a crazed or checked appearance.
Last updated May 2002