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Visual Reference Library - Wheat

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