Primary grade determinants tables for Canada Western Amber Durum (CWAD) wheat

CWAD wheat - part 1 of 6
Grade name Standard of quality
Minimum test weight kg/hL (g/0.5 L) Variety Minimum hard vitreous kernels % Minimum protein % Degree of soundness
number 1 CWAD 79 (387) Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission 80 9.5 Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from damaged kernels
number 2 CWAD 77 (377) Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission 60 No minimum Reasonably well matured, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels
number 3 CWAD 74 (362) Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission 40 No minimum Fairly well matured, may be moderately weather-damaged or frost-damaged, reasonably free from severely damaged kernels
number 4 CWAD 71 (347) Any variety of the class CWAD designated as such by order of the Commission No minimum No minimum May be frost-damaged, immature or weather-damaged, moderately free from severely damaged kernels
number 5 CWAD 65 (318) Any variety of amber durum wheat No minimum No minimum Reasonably sweet, excluded from higher grades on account of light weight or damaged kernels
Grade, if number 5 specs not met Wheat, Sample Canada Western (CW) Account Light Weight        
CWAD wheat - part 2 of 6
Grade name Foreign material
Ergot % Excreta % Matter other than cereal grains % Sclerotinia % Stones % Total %
number 1 CWAD 0.02 0.01 0.2 0.02 0.03 0.5
number 2 CWAD 0.02 0.01 0.3 0.02 0.03 1.2
number 3 CWAD 0.04 0.01 0.5 0.04 0.06 1.5
number 4 CWAD 0.04 0.01 0.5 0.04 0.06 3.0
number 5 CWAD 0.10 0.03 1.0 0.10 0.10 10.0
Grade, if number 5 specs not met Wheat, Sample CW Account Ergot Wheat, Sample CW Account Excreta Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture 2.5% or less - Rejected (grade), Account Stones Over 2.5% - Wheat, Sample Salvage See Mixed grain
CWAD wheat - part 3 of 6
Grade name Wheats of other classes or varieties Artificial stain, no residue % Degermed % Fireburnt %
Other classes % Total %
number 1 CWAD 2.0 4 0.0 4 0.0
number 2 CWAD 3.0 8 0.1 7 0.0
number 3 CWAD 4.3 11 0.1 10 0.0
number 4 CWAD 10.0 49 0.1 13 0.0
number 5 CWAD 49.0 No limit 2.0 No limit 2.0
Grade, if number 5 specs not met Wheat, Sample CW Account Admixture Wheat, Sample CW Account Stained Kernels   Wheat, Sample CW Account Fireburnt
CWAD wheat - part 4 of 6
Grade name Fusarium damage % Grass green % Grasshopper, armyworm % Heated
Binburnt, severely mildewed, rotted, mouldy % Total %
number 1 CWAD 0.5 0.8 1 0.01 0.1
number 2 CWAD 0.5 2.0 3 0.01 0.1
number 3 CWAD 2.0 4.0 5 0.02 0.4
number 4 CWAD 2.0 10.0 8 0.50 1.5
number 5 CWAD 4.0 No limit No limit 5.00 5.0
Grade, if number 5 specs not met Wheat, Sample CW Account Fusarium Damage Over 10% - Wheat, Commercial Salvage     Wheat, Sample CW Account Heated
CWAD wheat - part 5 of 6
Grade name Natural stain % Pink % Severe midge % Sawfly, midge % Shrunken and broken Footnote 1
Shrunken % Broken % Total %
number 1 CWAD 1 3 0.1 2 3 6 7
number 2 CWAD 2 6 0.3 8 3 8 9
number 3 CWAD 5 10 0.8 15 3 10 11
number 4 CWAD 8 No limit 2.0 40 3 11 12
number 5 CWAD No limit No limit No limit No limit No limit 13 No limit within broken tolerances
Grade, if number 5 specs not met           Sample Broken Grain  
CWAD wheat - part 6 of 6
Grade name Smudge and blackpoint Sprouted
Penetrated smudge % Total smudge % Total % Severely sprouted % Total %
number 1 CWAD 0.03 0.5 5 0.2 1
number 2 CWAD 0.25 1.0 10 0.4 2
number 3 CWAD 0.50 3.0 20 3.0 7
number 4 CWAD Consider overall appearance 12.0 12
number 5 CWAD No limit No limit No limit
Grade, if number 5 specs not met    
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