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Broad Beans (CSP 23)

AUSTRALIA

CSP - 2.1.2 BROAD BEANS MINIMUM EXPORT STANDARD MACHINE DRESSED (Formerly CSP -23)

Parameter

Requirements

Comments/ Variation

Physical Characteristics

The Broad beans shall be sound, dry, fresh and colour typical for the variety of the season.

Purity

99.5% min. by weight

Whole Broad beans, defective Broad beans and seed coats.

Moisture

14% max

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Defective Broad Seeds

Containers: 7.0% max by Weight

Bulk ship: 10% max by weight

Includes Mechanical, Ascohyta 'Damage and Poor colour & Screening.

Broad beans not of the specified variety and Broad bean Cotyledons seed that are broken, damaged and split, grub, shrivelled, eaten, sprouted, frosted, hail damaged, heat damaged, affected by field or storage mould and whole pods containing seed.

(Note: Grub eaten 1.5% max by weight)

Screen Size

6 mm Slot

Material passing through a slot screen is part of screenings or foreign material. Broad beans retained above the 6 mm slot screen is considered for defective.

Mechanical Damage

6.0%

Of whicb3% maximum kernel damage and 5% maximum skin damage

Poor Colour

3% max by weight

Seed Coat or cotyledons seed are distinctly off colour from the characteristic colour of the predominating class.

Refer to the Pulse Australia Broad Bean Photographic Standard.

Ascochyta (disease mould)

3% max by weight

Maximum 3% of Broad Beans with greater than 4mm spots. Not limit of Broad Bean with less than 4mm spots. Visible is where the Ascochyta lesion is visible on the seed coat.

Foreign Material

0.5% max by weight

Unmillable material and all vegetable matter other than Broad Bean material.

Unmillable Material

0.1% max by weight

Soil, stones, metals and non-vegetable matter.

Snails

Max 2>10mm & Max 5<10mm in diameter

Per 500 gram sample

Field Inspects

One (1) Max.

Dead per 200g sample

Objectionable Material

Nil Tolerance

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