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O-2.1 MOLD DAMAGE
 O-2.1 Mold Damage

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams

 

Kernels in which mold has penetrated the hull leaving a grayish discoloration on the groat to the minimum coverage and intensity as shown are considered damaged.

 

NOTE: Hull must be removed to determine extent of damage. Such damaged kernels are not “sound cultivated oats”.

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Last updated October 2011