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Visual Reference Library - Lentils
LEN-1.2 FROST DAMAGE
 Len-1.2 Frost Damage

 A        B       C        D        E        F        G       H

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 125 grams (large seeded) or Approximately 60 grams (small seeded)

 

Lentils that have been damaged by frost to the extent that the cotyledon or the seed coat has been discolored equal to or greater than that shown.

 

Lentils A, B and C: Suspect frost damage.

 

Lentil D is confirmed frost. There is no need to split lentil to confirm damage.

 

Lentils E, F, G and H: The cotyledons are split, showing the different kinds of discoloration that are considered frost damage.

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Last updated May 2012