Harvest quality data for eastern Canadian wheat in 2021

Canada Eastern Soft Red Winter (CESRW) wheat

Quality data for 2021-2022 harvest sample grade composite samples compared to previous crop year
2021-2022 2020-2021
Quality parameterFootnote 1 No. 2 or better CESRW No. 3 CESRW No. 1 CESRW No. 2 CESRW
Wheat
Test weight, kg/hL 78.8 76.2 79.2 77.1
Weight per 1000 kernels, g 32.4 33.9 31.6 32.5
Protein, % 10.1 9.8 10.5 9.7
Protein (dry matter basis) 11.7 11.4 12.1 11.2
Ash content, % 1.36 1.40 1.54 1.45
Falling Number, seconds 272 203 375 360
Particle size index, % 71 72 75 76
Milling flour yield - Bühler mill
Clean wheat basis, % 75.0 74.2 75.2 74.5
Flour - 74% extraction
Protein content, % 8.7 8.4 9.3 8.6
Wet gluten content, % 22.4 20.7 22.8 20.7
Ash content, % 0.47 0.45 0.48 0.46
Dough sheet brightness (L*) at 2hFootnote 2 74.9 74.4 76.5 76.2
Dough sheet redness (a*) at 2hFootnote 2 1.9 1.9 1.7 1.7
Dough sheet yellowness (b*) at 2hFootnote 2 23.6 22.4 25.3 24.2
Starch damage, % 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.3
Amylograph peak viscosity, BUFootnote 3 181 90 730 700
Solvent retention capacity, water, % 57 56 55 54
Solvent retention capacity, lactic acid, % 114 119 114 109
Solvent retention capacity, sucrose, % 102 104 99 97
Solvent retention capacity, sodium carbonate, % 81 82 76 74
Farinogram
Absorption, % 52.3 52.0 51.9 50.6
Development time, minutes 1.00 1.25 1.25 1.00
Mixing tolerance index, BU 100 110 80 75
Stability, minutes 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.5
AlveogramFootnote 4
PFootnote 5, mm H2O 39 37 43 38
LFootnote 6, mm 108 120 114 100
P/LFootnote 7 0.36 0.31 0.38 0.38
WFootnote 8, x 10-4 joules 94 101 124 100
Cookie testFootnote 9
Sugar-snap, width, mm 79.8 81.9 80.0 80.7
Sugar-snap, ratio (width/thickness) 8.8 9.4 9.8 10.1
Macro wire-cut, width, mm 78.6 78.8 78.2 78.7
Macro wire-cut, ratio (width/thickness) 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.9
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