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Visual Reference Library - Wheat
W-7.0 OTHER DAMAGE (MOLD)
 W-7.0 Other Damage (Mold)

A      B     C

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams

 

Kernels which are broken, cracked, or insect chewed and contain distinct mold on the exposed endosperm, regardless of size, are damaged.

 

Illustration shows from left to right:

Kernel A: Broken kernel containing mold.

Kernel B: Split bran coat containing mold.

Kernel C: Insect chewed kernel containing mold.

 

NOTE: Mold occurs in many colors.

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Last updated January 2003