Peas – Chapter 16 | Official Grain Grading Guide

Primary and export grade determinants tables

Peas, Canada Green (CAN)

Peas, Canada Green (CAN)

Primary and export grade determinants table for quality of Peas, Canada Green - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Other classes and bleached Foreign material
Colour Other classes % Bleached % Total % Ergot % Excreta % Insect parts % Total %
No. 1 Canada Good natural colour 0.5 2.0 2.0 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.1
No. 2 Canada Fair colour 1.0 3 3.8 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.2
No. 3 Canada Off-colour 2 5 6.5 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.5
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met   10.0% or less—Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Mixed Colours. Over 10.0%—Peas, Sample Canada Account Mixed Colours Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Bleached Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Mixed Colours and Bleached Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Ergot Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety), Account Excreta Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Admixture Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Admixture
Primary and export grade determinants table for quality of Peas, Canada Green - 2
Grade name Cracked seed coats including splits % Damage
Heated % Insect damage % Other damage % Shrivelled % Splits % Total %
No. 1 Canada 5 Nil 0.3 2 2 0.5 3
No. 2 Canada 8 0.1 0.8 4 4 1 5
No. 3 Canada 13 0.5 2.5 10 8 5 12
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Cracked Seed Coats Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Heated Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Insect Damage Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Damage Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Shrivelled Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Splits Peas, Sample Canada (Green or variety) Account Damage

Note:

The colour, green or yellow, is added to the grade name. Alternatively, upon written request, the variety name will be added to the grade name and the statement “Varietal purity not guaranteed” shown in the remarks section of any certificate issued.

Peas, Canada, other than Green (CAN)

Peas, Canada, other than Green (CAN)

Primary and export grade determinants table for quality of Peas, Canada, other than Green - 1
Grade name Standard of quality Other colours % Foreign material
Colour Ergot % Excreta % Insect parts % Total %
No. 1 Canada Good natural colour 1.0 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.2
No. 2 Canada Fair colour 2.0 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.5
Extra No. 3 Canada Fair colour 2.0 0.05 0.01 0.02 0.5
No. 3 Canada Off-colour 3 0.05 0.01 0.02 1
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met   Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Mixed Colours Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Ergot Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety), Account Excreta Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety), Account Admixture Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Admixture
Primary and export grade determinants table for quality of Peas, Canada, other than Green - 2
Grade name Cracked seed coats including splits % Damage
Heated % Insect damage % Other damage % Shrivelled % Splits % Total %
No. 1 Canada 5 Nil 1.0 3 3 1 3
No. 2 Canada 9.5 0.05 1.5 5 5 2.5 5
Extra No. 3 Canada 13 0.05 1.5 5 5 5 8.5
No. 3 Canada 15 0.2 4 10 7 5 10
Grade, if No. 3 specs not met Peas, Sample Canada Yellow or variety) Account Cracked Seed Coats Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Heated Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Insect Damage Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Damage Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Shrivelled Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Splits. Over 5% and over 3% other colours—Peas, Sample Canada, Account Mixed Colours and Splits Peas, Sample Canada (Yellow or variety) Account Damage

Note:

The colour, green or yellow, is added to the grade name. Alternatively, upon written request, the variety name will be added to the grade name and the statement “Varietal purity not guaranteed” shown in the remarks section of any certificate issued.

Peas, Canada Feed (CAN)

Peas, Canada Feed (CAN)

Primary and export grade determinants table for Peas, Canada Feed
Grade name Fireburnt % Heated and binburnt % Pulses other than green, yellow or orange peas % Inert material % Ergot % Excreta %
Canada Feed Peas Nil 1 5 1 0.05 0.02
Grade, if Feed peas specs not met Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Fireburnt Kernels Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Heated Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Pulses Other than Green, Yellow or Orange Peas Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Inert Material Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Ergot Peas, Sample Canada Feed Account Excreta