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Visual Reference Library - Wheat
 W-3.2 Frost Damage (Discolored Black/Brown)

A    B

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams


Kernels which are discolored black or brown and have a bleached or blistered appearance with dark lines showing through the sides of the kernels. Also, kernels are completely discolored black or brown.


Illustration shows from left to right:

Kernel A: Bleached kernels which are discolored black.

Kernel B: Kernels which are discolored brown.


Note: BOTH sides must be discolored equal to or greater than the kernels shown.

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Last updated January 2003