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Faba Beans (CSP 17)

AUSTRALIA

CSP - 4.1.2 FABA BEANS - CANNING GRADE MINIMUM EXPORT STANDARD MACHINE DRESSED (Formerly CSP – 17)

Parameter

Requirements

Comments/ Variation

Physical Characteristics

The Faba Beans shall be hard and well filled and light to medium brown or pale green in colour.

Purity

99.5% min. by weight

Whole Faba Beans, defective Faba Beans and seed coats.

Moisture

14% max

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Defective Seeds

1.5% max by weight

Faba Beans not of the specified variety. Faba Bean cotyledons seed that are broken, heat damaged, hail damaged, insect damaged, shrivelled, split, chipped, sprouted, and/or affected by mould (field or storage).Includes pods that contain Faba Beans, whether broken or unbroken and loose seed coat.

Screen Size

3.75 mm slotted hole

Faba Bean seed material defective if falls through.

Retention

8 mm round hole

90% of Faba Beans must not pass through the screen to be classified as 8mm.

Poor Colour

1% max by weight

Faba Beans with excessive iscolouration of the seed coat as per the Pulse Australia Faba Bean Photographic Charts. Includes Ascochyta lesions.

Foreign Material

0.5% max by weight

Includes unmillable material and all vegetable matter other than Faba Bean seed material. This includes stalks and plant material that may be connected with the plant.

Unmillable Material

0.1% max by weight

Includes soil, stones, metals and non-vegetable matter.

Field Insects

One (1) max.

Dead per 200 sample

Objectionable material

Nil Tolerance

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