Visual Reference Library - Corn

Image of CORN HEAT DAMAGE
Significantly discolored kernels are heat damage. The 
discoloration originates from the germ area (cotyledon) and continues through the sides and back of the kernel (endosperm) in a continuous band. Provided that the band is continuous, there is no minimum width requirement.
Kernel A: Shows the discoloration extending out of the germ (cotyledon).
Kernel B: Shows the discoloration around the sides.
Kernel C: Shows the discoloration across the back.

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Last updated December 2016