Buckwheat - Chapter 13 | Official Grain Grading Guide

Primary grade determinants tables

Buckwheat, Canada (CAN)- 1
Grade name Minimum test weight kg/hl (g/0.5 L) Degree of soundness Damage
Dehulled % Immature % Total %
No. 1 Canada 58 (285) Cool and sweet 1 1.5 4
No. 2 Canada 55 (270) Cool and sweet 2 1.5 8
No. 3 Canada No minimum May have a ground or grassy odour, not musty or sour 5 5 20
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met     Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Damage
Buckwheat, Canada (CAN)- 2
Grade name Foreign material
Cereal grains % Ergot % Excreta % Matter other than cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total %
No. 1 Canada 1 Nil 0.010 0.2 Nil 0.03 1
No. 2 Canada 2.5 0.05 0.010 1 0.05 0.03 3
No. 3 Canada 5 0.25 0.010 2 0.25 0.03 5
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Admixture Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Ergot Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Excreta Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Admixture Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Admixture 2.5% or less—Buckwheat, Rejected (grade) (size) Account Stones, or Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Stones. Over 2.5%—Buckwheat, Sample Salvage Buckwheat, Sample Canada (size) Account Admixture

Note:

The size may be added to the grade name.