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O-5.0 SPROUT DAMAGE
 O-5.0 Sprout Damage

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams

 

Kernels which have sprouted or generally have a crack in the seed coat over the germ area.

 

NOTE: Hull must be removed to determine if cracked seed coat indicates sprouting. Such damaged kernels are not “sound cultivated oats”.

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Last updated October 2011