Primary grade determinants tables for Canada Eastern Red Spring (CERS) wheat

CERS wheat - part 1 of 4
Grade name Standard of quality Foreign material
Minimum test weight kg/hL (g/0.5 L) Variety Degree of soundness Ergot % Excreta % Matter other than cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total %
number 1 CERS 75 (365) Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the Commission Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels 0.04 0.01 0.2 0.04 0.03 0.8
number 2 CERS 72 (350) Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the Commission Fairly well matured, may be moderately weather
-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels
0.04 0.01 0.3 0.04 0.03 1.5
number 3 CERS 69 (335) Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the Commission May be immature or weather
-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels
0.04 0.01 0.5 0.04 0.06 3.5
number 4 CERS 65 (315) Any variety of the class CERS designated as such by order of the Commission Reasonably sweet, excluded from other grades of wheat on account of damaged kernels 0.10 0.03 1.0 0.25 0.10 10.0
Grade, if specs for No. 4 CERS not met Wheat, Sample CE Account Light Weight     Wheat, Sample CE Account Ergot Wheat, Sample CE Account Excreta Wheat, Sample CE Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CE Account Admixture 2.5% or less – Wheat, Sample CE Account Stones Over 2.5% – Wheat, Sample Salvage See Mixed grain
CERS wheat - part 2 of 4
Grade name Contrasting classes % Artificial stain, no residue % Dark immature % Degermed % Fireburnt %
number 1 CERS 1 0.0 1 4 0.0
number 2 CERS 3 0.1 3 7 0 0
number 3 CERS 5 0.1 10 10 0.0
number 4 CERS 10%, either alone or in combination with each other, of amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW 2.0 No limit No limit 2.0
Grade, if specs for No. 4 CERS not met Over 10%, either alone or in combination with each other, of amber durum and any variety of the class CEOW – Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CE Account Stained Kernels     Wheat, Sample CE Account Fireburnt
CERS wheat - part 3 of 4
Grade name Fusarium damage % Grass green % Grasshopper, armyworm % Heated
Binburnt, severely mildewed, rotted, mouldy % Total %
number 1 CERS 1.0 0.8 1 0.02 0.1
number 2 CERS 1.0 2.0 3 0.05 0.8
number 3 CERS 1.5 4.0 5 0.10 2.0
number 4 CERS 5.0 No limit No limit 2.50 2.5
Grade, if specs for No. 4 CERS not met Wheat, Sample CE Account Fusarium Damage     Wheat, Sample CE Account Heated Wheat, Sample CE Account Heated
CERS wheat - part 4 of 4
Grade name Natural stain % Pink % Sawfly, midge % Shrunken and broken Footnote 1 Smudge and blackpoint Sprouted %
Shrunken % Broken % Total % Penetrated smudge % Total smudge % Total %
number 1 CERS 1 2 2 6 6 7 0.1 0.3 10 0.5
number 2 CERS 2 5 8 10 10 11 0.5 1.0 20 2.5
number 3 CERS 5 10 15 12 10 13 1.0 5.0 35 8.0
number 4 CERS No limit No limit No limit No limit 50 No limit within broken tolerances No limit No limit No limit No limit
Grade, if specs for No. 4 CERS not met         Sample Broken Grain          
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