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Visual Reference Library - Wheat
W-9.0 WEEVIL OR INSECT-BORED
  

A          B          C

Portion for Analysis: Approximately 15 grams

 

Kernels and pieces of wheat kernels and other grains which have been bored or tunneled by insects are considered damage.

 

Illustration shows from left to right:

Kernel  A: Kernel which has been tunneled.

Kernels B & C: Kernels which have been bored.

 

NOTE: Pin holes in the germ area MUST be examined further to determine if penetration extends into the endosperm.

Last updated January 2003