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Visual Reference Library - Wheat
 W-OF-30.0 Threshed & Unthreshed Kernels

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Portion for Analysis: Material passing over the riddle


When performing a dockage determination in wheat, threshed kernels that pass over the riddle are not considered dockage. Unthreshed kernels are considered dockage. Kernels with one or less glumes attached shall be considered as threshed kernels. Kernels with more than one glume attached shall be considered as unthreshed kernels.


Illustration shows from left to right:

Kernel A: This kernel illustrates a threshed kernel with one glume attached.

Kernel B: This kernel illustrates an unthreshed kernel with more than one glume attached.

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Last updated January 2003