Harvest quality data for eastern Canadian wheat in 2023

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Canada Eastern Soft Red Winter (CESRW) wheat - Harvest quality data for grade aggregates (PDF, 455 kb)

Canada Eastern Soft Red Winter (CESRW) wheat

Harvest quality data for grade aggregatesFootnote 1
  2023 2022
Quality parameterFootnote 2 No. 2 CESRW or better No. 3 CESRW No. 1 CESRW No. 2 CESRW
Wheat
Test weight, kg/hL 78.1 76.6 80.5 78.1
Weight per 1000 kernels, g 35.7 33.2 34.1 35.5
Protein content, % 9.8 9.1 9.6 9.7
Protein content, % (dry matter basis) 11.3 10.6 11.1 11.2
Ash content, % 1.44 1.38 1.45 1.44
Falling Number, seconds 343 288 384 316
Particle size index, % 70 74 71 70
Milling flour yield - Bühler Laboratory Mill
Clean wheat basis, % 75.3 74.6 75.8 75.4
Flour, extraction (%) for analysis 74 74 74 74
Protein content, % 8.5 8.0 8.4 8.4
Wet gluten content, % 20.6 18.3 21.1 20.2
Ash content, % 0.53 0.51 0.46 0.48
Dough sheet brightness (L*) at 2 hFootnote 3 74.5 74.5 77.1 76.0
Dough sheet redness (a*) at 2 hFootnote 3 2.1 1.9 1.6 1.9
Dough sheet yellowness (b*) at 2 hFootnote 3 22.4 21.5 23.2 21.2
Starch damage, % 3.8 3.4 4.0 3.7
Amylograph peak viscosity, BU 410 229 668 284
Solvent retention capacity, water, % 57 57 57 56
Solvent retention capacity, lactic acid, % 106 106 102 106
Solvent retention capacity, sucrose, % 100 101 98 98
Solvent retention capacity, sodium carbonate, % 83 81 68 68
Farinogram, 50 g bowl
Absorption, % 51.7 50.4 52.1 51.8
Dough development time, minutes 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Stability, minutes 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.0
Mixing tolerance index, BU 106 100 100 100
Farinogram, 300 g bowl
Absorption, % 52.5 51.4 53.0 52.4
Dough development time, minutes 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Stability, minutes 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4
Mixing tolerance index, BU 108 102 92 89
Alveogram
P (maximum over pressure), mm H2O 32 29 35 33
L (length), mm 125 128 140 145
P/L 0.26 0.23 0.25 0.23
W (deformation energy), x 10-4 joules 75 76 89 90
Ie (elasticity index), % 33.5 35.3 35.0 36.5
Cookie test
Sugar-snap, width, mm 76.4 78.8 81.2 81.1
Sugar-snap, ratio (width/thickness) 9.1 9.6 9.2 9.3
Macro wire-cut, width, mm 77.1 79.0 78.6 78.0
Macro wire-cut, ratio (width/thickness) 8.3 8.4 8.7 8.7
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