Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams
Kernels which have been bored or tunneled by insects.
Note: Insect chewed kernels or pieces of kernels are not considered damage. Pin holes in the germ area are considered damage.
DO NOT lift the seed coat for further examination. Insect damage is determined before bleaching. However, if a kernel of insect damage is found after bleaching, it is considered damaged.
Last updated September 2002