Visual Reference Library - Wheat

Image of WHEAT GERM DAMAGE (scraped)
Kernels and pieces of wheat which have discolored germs (embryo) that are as dark or darker than shown shall be damage. Scrape the germ carefully to avoid scraping too deeply and destroying the evidence of damage.
Discolored germs that do not meet the minimum coverage requirement may be considered damage provided the degree of discoloration is greater than shown and the overall (prorated) appearance meets the minimum coverage and intensity level depicted.For example, when the degree of discoloration is twice that shown, only half of the germ area needs to be 
discolored.

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Last updated December 2016