Quality of Canadian oilseed-type soybeans 2022

Chlorophyll content

Chlorophyll content is an indicator of maturity in soybeans; the lower the chlorophyll, the more mature the seed. Chlorophyll content for the top grades of soybeans in the western provinces was 0.5 milligrams per kilograms (mg/kg), similar to the eastern and Maritime provinces at 0.5mg/kg and 0.4 mg/kg, respectively (Table 3).

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